Historical houses in Iran


Site Location Related era
Moshir Al-Mamalek House Yazd Qajar
Mollabashi House Isfahan Zand and Qajar
Ameri House Kashan Qajar
Boroujerdi House Kashan Qajar
Tabatabaee House Kashan Qajar
aghazade house Yazd Qajar
Malekotojjar House Yazd Qajar
Behnam House Tabriz Zand
Asef Vaziri House Sanandaj Safavid
Qavam House Shiraz Qajar






Moshir Al-Mamalek


Moshir Al-Mamalek garden hotel is located in the historic area of Yazd and it refers to the Qajar era.
This beautiful garden hotel with completely traditional architecture is equipped with all welfare facilities and it's designed with outstanding flowers, trees, and fountains, which make the courtyard attractive and unique to many tourists.
All facilities and services such as the internet, swimming pools, restaurants, and cafes are provided for travelers to make their stay more comfortable.




 Mollabashi House


Mollabashi House is one of the most beautiful monuments in Isfahan which dates back to the Zand and Qajar dynasty.
Mollabashi was one of the most popular astronomers of his time, and this house was purchased by him during the rule of Zell-e Soltan in Isfahan.
Mollabashi house is divided into 3 parts: the Exterior courtyard, Tabestan neshin(Summer-Alcove) and Inner courtyard. And it's decorated with the art of metalwork on wood with a traditional Persian atmosphere.
Today, the house is registered on the National Heritage List and a lot of travelers visit this amazing monument annually.




 Ameri House


The history Ameri House dates back to the Zand dynasty (about 250 years) and it was renovated in the Qajar era.  Ameri house was built as a family residence and belonged to Agha Ameri, who was the governor of Kashan city.  This house is among the largest historical houses in Iran and it has 27 rooms and 7 courtyards.  In this beautiful mansion, you can see the highest windcatcher of all traditional houses of Kashan, which is really fabulous.  The materials used in the house include gypsum for decoration interior and facade, mud for insulation and bricks for the main structure.  Today the house has become a 5-star hotel with restaurant and cafe and all modern facilities, but it still holds its beautiful architectural characteristic of that time.




 Boroujerdi House


Boroujerdi House was a family residence, built in 1857 by Ostad Ali Maryam, who was a professional architect of that time.  Like most Persian traditional houses, this house has 2 parts, including, Andarouni (the interior part of the house, which was private and mostly used by women and servants) and Birouni(the exterior part of the house, which was public). Broujerdi house is ornately decorated with tile work, glasswork, and stucco, which make the house look marvelous.  Today the house is open to public as a traditional museum and attracts a lot of tourists.so if you want to #travel_to_Iran don't miss this historical monument.




 Tabatabaee House


Tabatabaee House is one of the most spectacular traditional houses of Kashan and was built in 1835 by Ostad Ali Maryam (who had also built Boroujerdi House). The house has 4 courtyards, 3 wind towers (they were used as air conditioners to stay cool in summer) and 2 qanats.  Persian architects tend to think of a facade as being like a makeup, which completes the building and you can see, one of the most magnificent, facade design in this house, which is decorated with stunning, carved wooden doors and windows and stucco ornaments.  Tabatabaee House is a must-see place when you visit Kashan.so, don't leave Iran without visiting this amazing monument.





Aghazade House


Aghazade House is related to the Qajar dynasty and belonged to Seyed Hosein Abarqui, who was, one of the richest men of his city.  This mansion is located in abarkooh, which is an ancient city in Yazd and has fantastic  Persian architecture.  The 18-meter windcatcher of this beautiful house can do the air adjustment, even when the weather is not windy. and unlike other windcatchers, this one is in 2 floors, which makes it look taller and more beautiful.  Today, Aghazade House has turned in to a high standard hotel with amazing and modern facilities, ready to host dear guests.




 Malek-o-tojjar House


The history of Malek-o-tojjar House dates back to the Qajar dynasty and it belonged to Haj Ali Askarshirazi, who was one of the richest merchants of Yazd city. This mansion includes winter and summer chambers, a courtyard and a big pool. and it is designed with beautiful wooden pillars, wooden-carved doors, and windows, glassworks, and paintings, making the house look really amazing. Today, Malek-o-tojjar House is a five-star hotel and is the first mud brick hotel in the world. It has 23 rooms and 77 beds, facilitated with television, refrigerator, and internet.
It is the best place to chill out and relax during your stay in Yazd.




Behnam House


Behnam House:  The history of this amazing traditional house which is located in Tabriz city dates back to Zand dynasty and was built as a family residence and later it  was renovated in the Qajar era.  Behnam House contains a summer building (Tabestan Neshin) and a winter building (Zemestan Neshin), which is larger than summer building and each part is decorated by beautiful wall paintings, stained glass windows, and stucco reliefs. Today, Behnam House is a part of the school of architecture of Tabriz university but it is still open to the public.  This house is an art masterpiece designed for lovers of Persian architecture and attracts many visitors by its artistic decoration and paintings.




 Asef Vaziri House


Asef Vaziri House(also known as Kurd's house) is a nice building, located in Sanandaj, capital of Kordestan.  The history of this edifice dates back to Safavid era and was established by  Mirza Ali Naghi Khan(who was a master of Persian classical music). This mansion has 2 main parts, including, Birouni(Exterior part of the house), which was public and Andarouni(Interior part of the house), which was private and mostly used by women and servants. Today Asef Vaziri House has turned in to an anthropological museum and is the symbol of cultural authenticity of Kurdish tribes. Asef Vaziri House is one of the greatest places to visit and become familiar with Persian culture and architecture. So, if you're looking for a place with a complete Persian atmosphere, don't miss this elegant piece of art.




 Narenjestan-e Qavam


Narenjestan-e Qavam or Qavam House is a traditional garden in Shiraz city, which was built between 1879 and 1886, by Mirza Ebrahim Khan.  The garden is called Narenjestan or Orange garden because it has an abundance of orange trees. It is also designed with outstanding date palms, flowers, fountains, and streams.  The monument has an eye-catching architecture embellished with different Persian arts, such as tile work, stone carving, wood carving, and stucco.  Ghavam House has been registered on the list of Iran's National Heritage and attracts a lot of tourists.


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