Isfahan Old Houses

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There is a treasury of old houses in Isfahan from Safavid era to Qajar period. Unfortunately several old houses were destroyed. Construction of new streets, especially in historic axis of Isfahan which dates back to Safavid and Qajar dynasty is an unforgivable mistake.
Amin House
A beautiful Qajar mansion which has lost its courtyard, during modernizing the old quarters. During Qajar dynasty, beautiful private houses were constructed, their own lives were important and there was a competition for building comfortable places for their private lives. Plaster work and mirror work of this building is remarkable.
 Sheikh Al Islam House
One of the most glorious houses in Isfahan. Mirror work, plaster work and fabulous inlaid ornamented doors are famous. The house has large courtyard, a pool of water in the centre, with two beautiful flower beds at the two sides. High walls, northern and southern building, a large fantastic reception hall and beautiful ornamented rooms.
 Alam House
This house was built during Qajar dynasty, similar to other house, having a large courtyard, the magnificent eivan and beautiful rooms, the reception hall and rooms next to it, the stained glass large windows. Each part of the house is rich by decorated.
 Angourestan- e Malek “The vineyard”, it was built in the early Qajar period. Next to Angourestan a Hoseinieh was built. Malek Al Tojjar was one of the richest merchants of Qajar period. His name came after this building, because it was passed to him.
Mojtahed Zadeh House
On Ahmad Abad  Ave. across from Golzar Street, there is an old quarter named Dar- ol- Betiekh about 200 mters farther down Ahmad Abad, a house  No 100, called Dar – ol - Quran  branch is located.
Repaired many years ago and adapted to a cultural religious center,it resembles a children institute.
 Dibai House
Dibai House is a traditional Persian residence that has been restored entirely and in detail. Transformed into a hotel, offers its guests the opportunity to stay in a historic mansion at the very centre of the Old City, and surrounded by a picturesque and artistic setting.


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