Tabātabāei House

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Tabātabāei House Entrance in Kashan, Iran

The Tabātabāei House (Persian: خانهٔ طباطبایی‌ها Khāneh-ye Tabātabāeihā) is a historic house in Kashan, Iran. It was built in the early 1880s[1] for the affluent Tabatabaei family.

It consists of four courtyards, wall paintings with elegant stained glass windows, and includes other classic features of traditional Persian residential architecture, such as biruni and andaruni.

It was designed by Ustad Ali Maryam, architect of the Borujerdis House and the Timcheh Amin od-Dowleh.

The house is almost 5,000 square meters and has been very well renovated. The interior yards have beautiful gardens. The building has 40 rooms, 4 courtyards, 4 basements, and 3 windwards.

It‘s located near other historical places such as:

The house had belonged to a wealthy carpet trader. Even today the city is famous for its Kashan carpets.


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  1. ^ (1996). Ganjnameh, Cyclopedia of Iranian Islamic Architecture, Volume 1: Mansions of Kashan, p. 50. Shahid Beheshti University's Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tehran.

Coordinates: 33°58′29.31″N 51°26′20.81″E / 33.9748083°N 51.4391139°E / 33.9748083; 51.4391139