Tabatabei House, Kashan

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#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Kashan
See the hidden life of Iran's aristocracy at Tabatabei House. Designed by renowned architect Ustad Ali Maryam, the house spreads over almost 5,000 sq m (53,819 sq ft) with 40 rooms decorated by furniture with ornamental reliefs. Admire the intricate stained-glass windows and carved doors alongside many paintings that decorate the classical, wealthy Persian home. Stroll through all four courtyards to see the gardens of the early 1880s and try to imagine a life in the house made for the Tabatabaei family. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Kashan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tabatabei House and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Just amazing, cistern and second floor are graet . A lot of rooms on each floor , some artistic painting in rooms . Big enough to be one hour there .  more »
  • Something of a Tardis: entering via the narrow front door and corridors gives no hint of the splendid courtyards and ponds within. Supposedly built as a home suitable for object of the builder's affec...  more »
  • Take advantage of the pass to visit this House with many rooms, its stained glass, mirrors, its courtyards, a maze!
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  • delicious foods with reasonable price but it's so crowded that you should wait for so long.
  • One of the main attractions too see. Don't forget to just sit aside one of the old water fountains and absorb the old architecture and art within a very old history!
  • This is one of the most beautiful historical palaces in Iran. everything about this place is perfect. the design, the attention to detail, and the style of making the structure and plan of the house. every inch of this house is representing the pure Persian architectural style that was mixed with Persian culture and art.
  • A beautiful place that shows the grandeur of old Persia and how people once lived.
  • A historical house which is prepared for tourists as a restaurant with great traditional Iranian food

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