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Iranian Traditional houses in Tehran

Iranian Traditional houses in Tehran

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Sharif al Olama historic house in Iran 

Sharif al Olama is one of the old houses in Iran that was built during the Qajar era and it is located in Tehran, Amir Kabir Ave. Dr. Dialemah Ave. It is a historical district of central Tehran which is visible in old maps.

The Sharif al Olama historic house in Iran is also referred to as the Afrasiab Historical House in Iran as well. Sharif al Olama old house in Iran overlooks the alley of Moghadam far from the north, the Amin alley of the south, the Shahid Dialemah street to the west, and its adjacent properties to the east. The estates adjacent to this building are mainly residential and on the northern margin of the building, significant monuments such as the Sepahsalar Mosque and School, now known as the Shahid Motahari Mosque and High School, and the National Assembly building of the era are located near this traditional guest house in Iran.

The construction of the Sharif al Olama (Afrasiab) house was during the Qajar era and has been around for about 130 years. According to the owner's statements that they are hereditary and the research done by the locals, it was found that during the time of Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar, King Mirza Agha Khan Nouri purchased the building for his lodging and harem until the end of his time on earth this house was in his possession. After King Mirza Aga Khan Nouri died, Sharif al Olama, who headed the Tehran government offices, took over the house and in the second half of the year it was transferred to its current residents (Mr. Afrasiab). The area of the building is about 2000 square meters. The land on which it is located is rectangular and its dimensions are about 1300 meters in the north and south and 700 meters in the east and west. The building was built in two floors and has eastern and western sections, but today, despite the renovations, parts of the building have been removed and some additions added to this luxury old house in Iran.

The structure is made of clay and brick and its roof is made of lightweight roofs. The building has many natural views. One of these views is the south façade, which is also the main façade of the building and is located on the main façade of the building. Dr. Dialemah Street, west of Sharif Al Olama House, is one-way from the south to the north, at a point of intersection. The building narrows the route of the vehicle, so that at this point, it occupies part of the width of Dialem Street.

Mr. Afrasiab, the original owner of the building, is no longer alive, but it is important to note that Mr. Afrasiab is an archaeologist and has a particular interest in the preservation of cultural monuments. Accordingly, his wife and children now are living in the building.


Minaie Traditional House in Iran

Minaie Traditional House with an area of 466 square meters is related to the Nasserian era and is located in Tehran, Vali Asr Ave, above Monirieh Square, Moslem Karimi Tinet, No.2 Ensemble of Iran National Register of Enamel Tehran has valuable architecture as if all the signs of ancient Iranian architecture, from the water storage and the winter and summer rooms to the arch, the mirror and the old pond. About 40 years ago Minaie Traditional House in Iran was purchased by the owner until after the restoration of cultural affairs.

The Minaie old tourist house in Iran was once the property of the moniriyeh wife of Kamran Mirza Nayib al-Saltanah, the third son of Nasser al-Din Shah. After the death of Kamran Mirza, the land was sold to Abdul Hussein Mirza Farmanfarma, grandson of one of the Qajar princes and the Prime Minister of Iran. Minaie House, after being acquired several times by famous people, Farhad Minai purchased it from Taqizira, one of the famous butchers of Tehran.

This house enjoys valuable architecture as it encompasses all the signs of ancient Iranian architecture from the water storage and the winter and summer rooms to the niche, the mirror and the old pond.

Two Simorgh and the statue of the Qajar king's crown are the most direct sign when you enter the alley of the martyr Karimiatn above Monirieh Square on Valiasr Avenue to find the "Minaie" house that can be seen outside the walls.

The newly built apartments on the alley that surround this Qajar house raise the suspicion that a historic home might remain in such an area. On the other hand, the existence of these buildings is one of the factors that threaten this historic home. On the contrary, kianpour luxury boutique hotel in Isfahan is safe from this kind of damage.


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