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Two completely different historical houses in Iran

Two completely different historical houses in Iran

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Ayatollah Boroujerdi's house in Qom

The house of Ayatollah Boroujerdi (1254 AH - 1340 AH) is located in the old part of Qom city and Azar Street, next to the historical mosque of Ahlul Bayt. According to the inscription, the tiled work at the entrance of the building belongs to the year 1312 AH and the end of the Qajar era.

This work was registered in 2005 with the registration number 12543 as one of the national works of Iran.

The entrance of this old guesthouse in Iran includes a short entrance with a tile and brick inscription, which is connected to the central courtyard or the mezzanine through the four-sided footpath, which is also called the porch or the corridor.

This building was built for a person named Seyyed Ali Akbar Bloorforoush by the famous Qomi merchant in 1312 AH. After the arrival of Hajj Abdul Karim Haeri Yazdi, the founder of the seminary in Qom, he settled in this house for 5 to 7 years.

Then, with the arrival of Ayatollah Boroujerdi to Qom in 1324, he lived in this house for 15 years (until his death), Haj Mehdi Sabouhi, the founder of Mahdieh Mosque and Mahdieh Hospital in Tehran, restored this historical house accommodation In Iran. They bought it from Mr. Bloorfroush for Ayatollah Boroujerdi.

Ayatollah Boroujerdi made the ownership of the building a third of the property, the proceeds of which will be spent on the mourning of the martyrs Imam Hosein. This building consists of two outer and inner parts belonged to Mr. Boroujerdi's private life.

The total area of the building is 1,200 square meters, of which 400 square meters is infrastructure. In addition to the bathroom, this house has a total of 7 rooms, 2 of which are relatively large and the rest are relatively smaller.

The most significant part of the three-door house is the southwest front, which is connected to the side rooms on both sides through other doors.

In addition, the columns and capitals along with the porches of the inner and outer part of the building are important parts of this house. The materials used in the construction of the building include clay, brick and stone.

Yazdan Panah Historical House

Yazdanpanah Historical House with beautiful and prominent Iranian architecture is located in the old neighborhood of Bagh-e Panbeh and near the old bazaar of Qom and dates back to the late Qajar. This historical monument has an area of 884 meters and 928 meters of infrastructure and was registered in the national monuments on July 15, 2003 with the registration number of 9151.

At present, Yazdan Panah Historical House in Iran is the place of a restaurant that has been established in this house in a completely traditional way and has the capacity to accommodate up to 120 people. The restaurant serves a variety of traditional Iranian dishes and drinks.

Yazdanpanah mansion has a very beautiful entrance which includes a tall porch with a four-track brick arch with four circular stone columns with a headstone and the base of carved columns and porcelain lips, each door has congressional and brick tiles through the footpath and corridor of the north front. The east connects to the north porch and then to the central courtyard. The outer walls of this building were made of mud straw and only the entrance of the building was made luxurious.

After the entrance, you will see the porch or canvas. These spaces and winding corridors leading to the inner and outer courtyards are such that they prevent strangers from seeing the family.

At present, the mansion has a total of seven rooms, three basements and a windbreak and water storage. The rooms in Yazdanpanah's house are each independent and separate, but there is a wooden space between them so that a larger space can be created temporarily if needed. In this house, as in other hot and dry climates, the rooms around the yard are lined with nets, and this flexible feature makes all the rooms open to each other through doors, which allows the rooms to circulate more air with each other. Also, according to the residents of the neighborhood, during the presence of guests or the holding of worship ceremonies, celebrations and parties the main yard is connected to the rooms by these doors.

Yazdanpanah mansion, like many Iranian houses, has four season rooms. The courtyard or mezzanine provides a pleasant sanitary environment throughout the year, which is the result of sun and sunlight angle. The rooms on the north side are designed for cold seasons and are known as winter-rooms. These rooms are lower in height and have large windows. The rooms on the north side are also made with a higher height and with a window on the ceiling and are suitable for the hot seasons of the year. Windbreaks and water reservoirs have also been used to cool the house.


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