Hammam-e Safa (Safa Traditional Bath) is located in Molavi Avenue in Qazvin and has two separate chambers for ladies and gents. Hammam-e Safa today is converted into a traditional teahouse and Restaurant.
Hammam-e Safa (Safa Traditional Bath or Haj Mohammad Rahim Bath) is located in Molavi Avenue in Qazvin (Ghazvin) and has two separate chambers for ladies and gents. Hammam-e Safa today is converted into a traditional teahouse and Restaurant.
It was built in 1259 AH. by "Haji Hassan Ebne Haji Abdollah Tabrizy". Around the pool there are four stones in a cupped form, as well as the four marble lions with dervish embossed cups (Kashkool) on their backs. Among the canals of stone there is a platform.
The domed ceiling of the clock room is supported by eight beautiful columns. The hot chamber has a pillared domed ceiling too. Generally the clock room, private chambers, the bathing vicinity and plinth of the bath as well as ponds and pools are constructed of polished marbles. There is a pool located to the west side of the bath. Materials used in this construction are stone, brick, marble and mortar.
The construction of the building was in1259 H. /1843 A.D and during that time was not only the best in Qazvin, but also one of the best Iranian bathhouses. The founder was Haj Mohammad Hassan the brother of Haj Mohammad Rahim son of Haj Abdullah Tabriz i’s 5 sons who had migrated to Qazvin during the kingship of Fath Ali Shah, aiming to have trade with his sons.
Due to Haj Mohammad Hassan’s interest to his Brother, he called his own made bathhouse as Haj Mohammad Rahim. The family of Abdullah Tabrizi, who has named Amini later, had close relation to the Qajar Kingdom family as they had a special socio-political position over the Qajar period and of them were famous merchant.
This family has many endowmentsin Qazvin of which is the understudying bathhouse. It seems that its architect has inspired from ancient architecture of Iran and the founder has or-dered to make a suitable bathhouse as his socio-economic position.
The township of Qazvin is bounded by Mazandaran and Gilan provinces on the north, the township of Takestan to the west, and to Bo'inn Zahra in the south, whereas the province of Tehran is to its east. The northern region of township is occupied by the Alborz Mountains ...
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