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HISTORICAL EDIFICES IN IRAN (category)

Tabatabaei House
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
Tabatabaei House is one of the best samples of historical houses of Kashan, more elegant and more beautiful than almost all. Back in 200 years ago the definition of a house and the ... MORE
Tabatabaei House is one of the best samples of historical houses of Kashan, more elegant and more beautiful than almost all. Back in 200 years ago the definition of a house and the majesty of a one seems to be a bit different than what we know today. Then, science was in harmony with nature and mankind ...
Abbasi House
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
The historical house of the Abbasi family, which was built in late 18th century with six courtyards near the Tabatabaei House in the city of Kashan, is one of the most popular monuments ... MORE
One of the largest and grandest of the old Kashani houses you can visit is the Abbasian Historical House.
Fin Garden (Fin Bath)
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
The Fin Garden is regarded as one of the most beautiful gardens of its type, and it has been reported that this is the oldest surviving Persian garden in Iran. Reflecting its location ... MORE
Designed for Shah Abbas I in the 16th century, this delightful garden with its symmetrical proportions, old cedars, spring-fed pools and fountains is renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden and its evocation of heaven.
city: Kashan
Aqa-Bozorg Mosque or Madrese-ye AghaBozorg is an ancient structure with four porches and a beautiful dome and two tile worked minarets. Its courtyard and chambers that are on a lower ... MORE
Aqa-Bozorg Mosque or Madrese-ye AghaBozorg is an ancient structure with four porches and a beautiful dome and two tile worked minarets. Located in Kashan (Isfahan Province)
city: Tabriz
This ancient building or 'house' was the gathering place for the constitutional revolutionary leaders. In the year (1868 AD) This building was constructed by the leader of ... MORE
Khaneh Mashrooteh is a museum and one of the historic houses in Tabriz once belonged to one of the constitutional revolution activists and the museum inside is full of documents about that event and specially about women's movement in that era. Located in Rasteh Koocheh Street in front of Jamee Mosque of Tabriz
city: Birjand
This complex includes several mansions, the oldest building is "Heshmat ol-Molk" Mansion which is located in the eastern end and has two floors. It dates back to the late Zandiyeh ... MORE
The Akbarieh Garden is a historical Persian garden in Akbarieh village ,Birjand , South Khorasan province.
city: Sari
This monument was registered in the list of Iran’s national monuments n 9th of Aban 1377 (1998) with registration number 2148.  The house was built to the order of Sardar Jalil, one ... MORE
House of Manouchehr Khan Kolbadi is related to the late Qajar era and is located in Sari, the capital of Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran.
Kolah Farangi Citadel
in Birjand City
city: Birjand
Kolah Farangi Citadel (Also knwon as Sarkar Citadel) was built during the late Zand and early Qajar eras between 1848 and 1895. This unique landmark, constructed by Amir Hassan Khan ... MORE
Kolah farangi Citadel was built during the late Zand and early Qajar eras between 1848 and 1895. Its structure has a hexagonal base and a white conical top. It is white in color and construction materials consist of brick and limestone.
Sassanide Palace (Khosravi Edifice)
in Qasr-e Shirin City
The ruins of a few Sassanide palaces and other relics which indicate the expansion of such Sassanide structures are remains in Qasr-e-Shirin. The aggregate of relics of such edifices, ... MORE
The ruins of a few Sassanide palaces and other relics which indicate the expansion of such Sassanide structures are remains in Qasr-e-Shirin. The aggregate of relics of such edifices, are currently reputedly known as the Khosravi edifice. Its construction goes back to Khosrow Parviz Sassanide ...
city: Maku
Kolah Farangi Mansion is located in the Imam Avenue in Maku (West azarbaijan Province in Northwest of IRAN) and formerly belonged to Ali Qoli Khan Bayat (Aligholi Khan). The construction ... MORE
Kolah Farangi Mansion is located in the Imam Avenue in Maku (West azarbaijan Province in Northwest of IRAN) and formerly belonged to Ali Qoli Khan Bayat (Aligholi Khan). The construction dates back to the end of the Qajar (Ghajar) period. It is in two floors and has interesting architectural affects ...
Baq-e-Nazar Pavilion
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
A pavilion that is located in Baq Nazar, a beautiful garden with tall and ancient trees, dates back to the Karim Khan period. There is a charming pavilion built by Karim Khan, known ... MORE
A pavilion that is located in Baq Nazar, a beautiful garden with tall and ancient trees, dates back to the Karim Khan period. There is a charming pavilion built by Karim Khan, known as Kolah Farangi. The ceramic work on the exterior of this building is quite unique. There are paintings by well known ...
Negarestan and Howzkhaneh
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
The Baharestan Palace, the ‘Howz-Khaneh’ of the old garden of Negarestan, the ‘Darolfonoon’ Edifice and ‘Negarestan‘ Edifice in Tehran. MORE
The Baharestan Palace, the ‘Howz-Khaneh’ of the old garden of Negarestan, the ‘Darolfonoon’ Edifice and ‘Negarestan‘ Edifice in Tehran.
Takht-e-Marmar Edifice
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This edifice was constructed under the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year 1220 AH. in a form of a throne as a platform with long walls and 65 large and small slabs of marble ... MORE
This edifice was constructed under the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year 1220 AH. in a form of a throne as a platform with long walls and 65 large and small slabs of marble stones which is placed at the center of main portico of the palace. The height of this throne from the base of portico is ...
Marvy Edifice and School
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
The Fakhriyeh or Marvy School was constructed in 13th century AH. by Fakhrodowleh by the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar. This edifice is composed of a tall gate way, courtyard, chambers ... MORE
The Fakhriyeh or Marvy School was constructed in 13th century AH. by Fakhrodowleh by the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar. This edifice is composed of a tall gate way, courtyard, chambers and several porticos adorned with sun baked brick work.
Shamsol Emareh Edifice
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This palace was built in the year 1284 AH. under the orders of Naseredin Shah by Mo'ayerol Mamalek. Shamsol Emareh is a tall edifice with two towers which has been recently repaired ... MORE
This palace was built in the year 1284 AH. under the orders of Naseredin Shah by Mo'ayerol Mamalek. Shamsol Emareh is a tall edifice with two towers which has been recently repaired and renewed.
Baq-e-Ferdows Edifice (Tajrish)
in Shemiranat City
This edifice due to its glorifying beauty was known as Baq-e-Ferdows or Garden of Paradise. It was constructed by Haj Mirza Aqasi during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar in 1264 AH. ... MORE
This edifice due to its glorifying beauty was known as Baq-e-Ferdows or Garden of Paradise. It was constructed by Haj Mirza Aqasi during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar in 1264 AH. This large three storeyed edifice is approximately 20,000 sq. m. in area, with its gable-roof, doors and windows made ...
city: Sari
This aggregate is at a distance of 28 km. north of Sary, in the village of Farah Abad. During the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid, the same was considered as one of the important structures ... MORE
This aggregate is at a distance of 28 km. north of Sary, in the village of Farah Abad. During the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid, the same was considered as one of the important structures in the north of Iran. It was because of this reason that the royal palaces, mosques, schools, bazaars, baths, bridges ...
Vakilol Molk Edifice
in Sanandaj City
city: Sanandaj
The same is one of the old and noticeable buildings of the city of Sanandaj. This edifice is an ancestral and private building of the Vakil Family who were always held a seat of power ... MORE
The same is one of the old and noticeable buildings of the city of Sanandaj. This edifice is an ancestral and private building of the Vakil Family who were always held a seat of power in the history of Kurdestan. The main structure is related to the Zand period. Various sections were added to it in ...
Salar Saeid Edifice
in Sanandaj City
city: Sanandaj
This building is one of the historical monuments of the Kurdestan province. The same has been converted into the Sanandaj Museum. This building was constructed in late Naseredin Shah ... MORE
This building is one of the historical monuments of the Kurdestan province. The same has been converted into the Sanandaj Museum. This building was constructed in late Naseredin Shah Qajar period. The method and style of its construction was influenced by architecture of the Qajar era. The basement ...
Moshir Edifice
in Sanandaj City
city: Sanandaj
This building is located on Shohada Street of Sanandaj and it is one of the famous buildings of the Qajar era. This building has seven courtyards and seven fountains and it also comprises ... MORE
This building is located on Shohada Street of Sanandaj and it is one of the famous buildings of the Qajar era. This building has seven courtyards and seven fountains and it also comprises of private, general, formal and hygienic sections. Its doors and sash-windows (Orsi) are of a mixture of wood and ...
Khosrow Abad Edifice
in Sanandaj City
city: Sanandaj
This building which is located 3 km. from Sanandaj, is a memorial of the reputed Amanollah Khan. Its construction is related to the beginning of the Qajar period and it was a seat ... MORE
This building which is located 3 km. from Sanandaj, is a memorial of the reputed Amanollah Khan. Its construction is related to the beginning of the Qajar period and it was a seat of government. This aggregation has been built in the form of internal and external sections, with a beautiful garden between ...
Eil Goli Edifice
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
The former Shah Goli or the present Eil Goli (the Shah's pool) is one of the recreational areas of Tabriz and Iran located to the north east of Tabriz. The initial date of construction ... MORE
The former Shah Goli or the present Eil Goli (the Shah's pool) is one of the recreational areas of Tabriz and Iran located to the north east of Tabriz. The initial date of construction is not specified but this edifice has been repaired in the year 1970 according to the former lines of architecture.
city: Zanjan
This famous edifice is located in Baba Jamal Choqoie Zanjan. It was constructed by two brothers named Mashad Akbar (an architect of those times) and Mashadi Esmail, (a mason). This ... MORE
This famous edifice is located in Baba Jamal Choqoie Zanjan. It was constructed by two brothers named Mashad Akbar (an architect of those times) and Mashadi Esmail, (a mason). This construction can be divided into two parts. The first can be said to be the 'care-taker' and management, and then the wash ...
Pasargadae
in Marvdasht City
city: Marvdasht
This palace is 600 meters to the northeast of the Koorush shrine. The area of this palace is 2,620 square meters and includes a large hall (with eight columns) in the middle and four ... MORE
This palace is 600 meters to the northeast of the Koorush shrine. The area of this palace is 2,620 square meters and includes a large hall (with eight columns) in the middle and four terraces in four directions and two rooms in the corners. To the east of the palace is Pasargadae, composed of a large ...
Ali Spring Edifice
in Damgan City
city: Damgan
The province of 'Gomess' and the city of Damqan, was favored by the monarchs of the early Qajar dynasty. Thus prompting rulers such as Aqa Mohammad Khan and Fathali Shah to construct ... MORE
The province of 'Gomess' and the city of Damqan, was favored by the monarchs of the early Qajar dynasty. Thus prompting rulers such as Aqa Mohammad Khan and Fathali Shah to construct beautiful edifices in the vicinity of Ali Spring (Damqan). The said have been brought under repair in the recent years. ...
city: Kashan
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 ... MORE
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 ...
Ashraf Pavillion
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
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 ... MORE
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.
Ali Qapoo Edifice
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This palace was also called 'Daulat Khaneh-e-Mobarakeh Nagsh-e-Jahan' and the 'Daulat Khaneh Palace'. Its unique archaic architecture is related to the Safavid era. This edifice was ... MORE
This palace was also called 'Daulat Khaneh-e-Mobarakeh Nagsh-e-Jahan' and the 'Daulat Khaneh Palace'. Its unique archaic architecture is related to the Safavid era. This edifice was constructed under the orders of Shah Abbas I. The monarch would receive special envoys in this palace and hold his audience ...
Fekri Edifice
in Bandar Lengeh City
This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Lengeh. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint ... MORE
This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Lengeh. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint of European architecture, thus its name which means foreign hat or cap.
Salar Mohtasham Edifice
in Khomein (Kamareh) City
This mansion is located in Khomein and from architectural point of view is very important, in addition to being a valuable historical relic. The style of the internal architecture ... MORE
This mansion is located in Khomein and from architectural point of view is very important, in addition to being a valuable historical relic. The style of the internal architecture and kind of materials used in construction of this edifice have totally turned it into a unique architectural phenomenon. ...
city: Kerman
The above mentioned is located at a distance of 6 km. from Mahan, and was constructed under the orders of the governor of Kerman. This structure is related to the late Qajar period. ... MORE
The above mentioned is located at a distance of 6 km. from Mahan, and was constructed under the orders of the governor of Kerman. This structure is related to the late Qajar period. Built in the traditional style, and is a garden with pools in a terraced fashion.
Chalapi Oqli Historical Edifice
in KhodaBandeh City
This two storeyed structure is located 500 km. south west of Soltanieh between Soltanieh and Khoda Bandeh. Researchers have affiliated this building to Soltan Chalapi. This complex ... MORE
This two storeyed structure is located 500 km. south west of Soltanieh between Soltanieh and Khoda Bandeh. Researchers have affiliated this building to Soltan Chalapi. This complex or aggregate comprises of two sections, one being the Khaneqah and the other being the mausoleum. The Khaneqah consists ...
city: Tehran
This building was constructed by one of the Osmany (Ottoman) ambassadors in the vicinity of the Elahiyeh sector in the 19th century. This building still belongs to the Turkish government. ... MORE
This building was constructed by one of the Osmany (Ottoman) ambassadors in the vicinity of the Elahiyeh sector in the 19th century. This building still belongs to the Turkish government. There is a near by small bridge know as the ‘Rumi’ bridge to commemorate the memory of ‘Molana Jalaleddin ...
Baq-e-Eilkhani Edifice
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
It dates back to the time of Mohammad Qoli-Khan, a leader of the Qashqei tribe. The garden in which it is located (about 6,000 sq.m.) dates back to the Qajar period. MORE
It dates back to the time of Mohammad Qoli-Khan, a leader of the Qashqei tribe. The garden in which it is located (about 6,000 sq.m.) dates back to the Qajar period.
Vakil-ol-Roaya House
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
This edifice despite it's artistic and historical value, is being destroyed because of lack of attention. Its historical background is intertwined with that of the city and the events ... MORE
This edifice despite it's artistic and historical value, is being destroyed because of lack of attention. Its historical background is intertwined with that of the city and the events of the twentieth century. This house used to be the gathering place for the opponents of the Mashrouteh (Constitutional) ...
Kolah Farangi Pavillion
in Bandar Abbas City
This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Abbas. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint ... MORE
This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Abbas. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint of European architecture, thus its name which means foreign hat or cap.
Gomrok (Custom) Edifice Complex
in Bandar Anzali City
The original buildings are related to the Qajar era. These were constructed by the Russians and later renovated during the Pahlavi period. The music building was constructed on grecian ... MORE
The original buildings are related to the Qajar era. These were constructed by the Russians and later renovated during the Pahlavi period. The music building was constructed on grecian lines, as the architect was a Greek. The dome of the structure is supported by eight spherical pillars. Being utilized ...
city: Behshahr
The municipality grounds of Behshahr city is the former Baq-e-Shah, reputedly known as Ashraf-ol-Belad of the Safavid period, which is full of fir trees and beautiful flowers. A new ... MORE
The municipality grounds of Behshahr city is the former Baq-e-Shah, reputedly known as Ashraf-ol-Belad of the Safavid period, which is full of fir trees and beautiful flowers. A new structure has been built on the ruins of the old one, well known as the 'Dewan Khaneh'. The length of this building is ...
Baq-e-Harandi Edifice
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
The founder of this structure and garden was the late Adl-ol-Sultan, belongs to recent centuries. The premises has historical value in that Reza Khan stopped there for a while, during ... MORE
The founder of this structure and garden was the late Adl-ol-Sultan, belongs to recent centuries. The premises has historical value in that Reza Khan stopped there for a while, during his last journey on the way to exile.
Shahr Bany Building
in Maku City
city: Maku
This is an old, but beautiful structure. Its date of construction has not been defined, but due to the mode of plaster moldings and mirror works, there is a great possibility for the ... MORE
This is an old, but beautiful structure. Its date of construction has not been defined, but due to the mode of plaster moldings and mirror works, there is a great possibility for the year 1320 AH.. The building was formerly owned by one of the governors of Maku, after which the police head-quarters ...
Chahar Borj Edifice
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This is a large structure constructed under the orders of Reza Qoli Khan Beglarbegi. This edifice has various artistically decorated rooms inclusive of the 'interior-quarters', (known ... MORE
This is a large structure constructed under the orders of Reza Qoli Khan Beglarbegi. This edifice has various artistically decorated rooms inclusive of the 'interior-quarters', (known as the private section for ladies of edifice), the exterior-quarters, bath and … To the four corners of this structure ...
Chehel Sotune Edifice
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
This historical building is a remnant of the Safavid era. It is located in the midst of a garden, and has two storeys with a large hall. In the past and times of glory, the doors of ... MORE
This historical building is a remnant of the Safavid era. It is located in the midst of a garden, and has two storeys with a large hall. In the past and times of glory, the doors of the building were adorned with inlaid works, its corridors with gilded adornments, tile work and paintings, that have ...
Ramsar Edifice and Garden
in Ramsar City
city: Ramsar
The historical garden of Ramsar and its relative structures are on national record and under support of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran. This garden covers an area of 60,000 ... MORE
The historical garden of Ramsar and its relative structures are on national record and under support of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran. This garden covers an area of 60,000 sq. m. and is one of the beautiful and traditional gardens in Mazandaran province and Iran. The edifice within is a ...
Amjadol Ashraf Edifice
in Sanandaj City
city: Sanandaj
This building is located in Sanandaj and is one of the famous buildings of the Qajar period. The same was constructed during the period of Amanolah Khan. It has a flag-stone yard, ... MORE
This building is located in Sanandaj and is one of the famous buildings of the Qajar period. The same was constructed during the period of Amanolah Khan. It has a flag-stone yard, pool, bath, hall and an area for public prayers. This place is the most interesting part of the building. It has unique ...
city: Semnan
In the village of Molladeh of Semnan two double storey beautiful edifices are situated within 50 m. from each other. They are made of sun baked bricks, and adorned with other architectural ... MORE
In the village of Molladeh of Semnan two double storey beautiful edifices are situated within 50 m. from each other. They are made of sun baked bricks, and adorned with other architectural effects. The main doorway is of wood and on top of the western doorway the date 1310 AH. can be noted. This is ...
city: Damgan
The other famous edifice of Semnan province is the edifice belonging to the daughter of Naseredin Shah in Amir Abad of Damqan. MORE
The other famous edifice of Semnan province is the edifice belonging to the daughter of Naseredin Shah in Amir Abad of Damqan.
Robe Rashidy Edifice
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
These are the remnants of the ancient edifices from the period of the Eilkhanians. Robe Rashidy was the center of scholars and the learned people of those times. MORE
These are the remnants of the ancient edifices from the period of the Eilkhanians. Robe Rashidy was the center of scholars and the learned people of those times.
Zolfaqary Edifice
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
The historical complex of the Zolfaqary edifice is located in the central network of the old part of the Zanjan city. This comprises of the so called interior buildings (which mainly ... MORE
The historical complex of the Zolfaqary edifice is located in the central network of the old part of the Zanjan city. This comprises of the so called interior buildings (which mainly sheltered the women of the household and was their domain ), and the 'exterior' section. At present, only the central ...
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