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Ganj Ali Khan School

in Kerman city | Kerman province
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Ganj Ali Khan School

Related to Kerman city (located in Kerman province)
This structure is located in the Ganj Ali Khan sq. in Kerman, and was a reputed school in the past. Later, it was converted into a caravansary. On an epigraph affixed to the entrance, the date 1007 AH. (coinciding with 1598 AD) can be observed. Its architect was Mohammad Sultani Yazdi, and its beautifully designed chambers are in two floors. Currently, the same is in the hands of The Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran and the Jehad. Both the facade and internal areas display arched tile work which reminds us of the Safavid era.
Capital city of Kerman Province, Famous for its strong cultural heritage, the city is one of the oldest in Iran. It is well-known for its thriving hand-woven carpet industry since the late 19th century
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