This building is in the city of Bojnurd, and belonged to Sardar Mofakham, one of the officials in the late Qajar period. As the name indicates, this building boasts of its mirror work and tile design.
Mofkham Mansion is the largest and most significant architectural monument of Qajar period in North Khorasan, which is located in the northeast of Bojnord City.
Along with other monuments including Mirror House, Pavilion, Springhouse, and portal, Mofkham Mansion lied in a big garden in Qajar dynasty all of which constituted Mofkham Government House.
The mansion was built at the instigation of Yar Mohammad Khan Shadlu, known as Sardar Mofkham, in 1300s AH during Nassereddin Shah's reign. It was where Sardar Mofkham and his family lived and hosted state guests and politics. The building was given to Public Health Administration by Sardar Mofkham's heirs to be used as a hospital. In August-September of 1991, the mansion was given to the then Cultural Heritage Organization of Bojnord. It became the Museum of Anthropology and Archeology of Bojnord County after some slight repairs and modifications.
Mofkham Mansion was registered in the list of National Heritage under the registration number of 952. The Mansion's spectacular architecture with its colorful tilework can absorb you in the world of history.
Bojnurd (Bojnord) in North Khorasan Province (Khorasan-e Shomali) is about 701 km. from Tehran and is located in the plains enjoying a mild and mountainous weather. This city was originally called "Bijan Gerd". Gerd meaning city and Bojnurd means Bijans city. The ancient ...
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