Historical Places


Other Old Houses, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:09 administrator
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Other ancient houses are the followings: Akhavan Kharrazi, Pirnia, Jamal Qodassieh, Sheikh-ol-Islam and Haj Mohammad Taqi Lavaf in Esfahan. Habibi and Sowt-ol-Molk in Khansar. Sarifian, Haj Seyed Aqa, Hakim Bashi, Haj Saleh, Lajeverdi, Naraqi, Tabatabaiha, Ameriha and many such ancient houses in Kashan, are archaic premises located in Esfahan province.
 

Borujerdiha House, Kashan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:08 administrator
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The said premises is located in Kashan and was constructed during the years 1292-1310 AH. by 'Haj Seyed Jaffar Natanzi' a merchant who conducted business in Borujerd and Kashan as well. He constructed this house in order to evade religious levies. The entrance to the premises is from an octagonal vestibule and an area utilized by pageboys adorned with a number of multilateral crescents and skylights in the ceiling.
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Hasht Behesht Palace, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:07 administrator
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This historical edifice was constructed during the reign of Shah Soleiman Safavid. Today, only a minor portion of the grounds remains. However, tile work with interesting designs, which are the remnants of this palace can be noted.
 

Fin Historical Edifice and Garden, Kashan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:06 administrator
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 This garden is located to the south of the city of Kashan and near the village of Fin. The same was constructed on the former structures of the Al-e-Booyeh era. Its general layout and aqua system has been rendered special attention. This vicinity gained fame due to the murder of Amir Kabir, the reputed nationalist and Prime Minister (Grand Chancellor) of Nasereddin Shah Qajar. Amir Kabir was assassinated in a small bath here in the year 1268 AH. by the order of the Shah. This garden is a relic from the Safavid period, and has remained such for centuries due to the capacity of water it gains from the Soleimaniyeh spring. Today, this water flows into the 'Lasegah' pool after meandering through this beautiful garden, and providing water for the surrounding areas. 
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Ashraf Pavillion, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:04 administrator
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This structure is within the palace and was erected during the reign of Shah Abbas II with the aid of scaffolds. The roof of which is flat and supported by thick, tall columns covered with gold. The said structure was put under repair about fifty years ago, in order to prevent it from being destroyed.
 


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