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Agha Bozorg Mosque

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As the name indicates here we are dealing with a multi-function structure which is pretty and unique construction of its kind:

Agha-Bozorg School-Mosque
As the name indicates here we are dealing with a multi-function structure which is pretty and unique construction of its kind:
A modest entrance with typical 19 century painted tiles and a door with 6666 rivets hinting to the number of Quran verses;
An open corridor leading to the main dome chamber without any decoration. Downstairs an interior courtyard is accommodated by students.
Do not look for an elegant mihrab The mihrab is a hidden dent behind the pillas. This reveals a truth, the mosque is not in line with the direction of Mecca and therefore fell to the disgrace of Public shortly after its construction.

Fin Garden

Fin Garden

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Fin Garden is a good example of Iranian gardens, water source irrigates the garden and goes down towards the city.

Fin Garden is a good example of Iranian gardens, water source irrigates the garden and goes down towards the city.
Old cypresses are numerous. in the middle of the central pavilion a basin is located, here is one of the sources debouches in the garden.
more spectacular are water jets which work by natural water pressure due to ingenious hydraulic rules.
this garden remains in Iranian thoughts because of the assassinates of Amir Kabir a grand Minister in 19 century, a great hero of Iranian history.

Tabatabaei house in kashan

Tabatabaei house in kashan

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Tabatabaei house is one of the numerous old houses in the city of Kashan which was mostly built during 19th century.

This trend of construction reminds the prosperity of Kashan thanks to the carpet production on the field which Tabatabaei family …

Tabatabaei house in kashan

Tabatabaei house is one of the numerous old houses in the city of Kashan which was mostly built during 19th century.
This trend of construction reminds the prosperity of Kashan thanks to the carpet production on the field which Tabatabaei family was reputed for. If we want to enumerate some characteristics of this type of architecture, took into consideration in most of the houses; modest entrance, internal and external courts, reserved for the family and the guests.
Central courtyard surrounded by aestival (normally domed by wind tower) and hivernal (lighted by the sun) habitation for appropriate seasons.
Shah-Neshin, a richly decorated room destined to welcoming the guests .
Interconnected rooms for preserving the family privacy and the master room which dominated the house. Enjoy your visit in Kashan

Tabatabaei house in kashan