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Tabatabei House, Kashan

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Historic Site
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. Put Tabatabei House and other Kashan attractions into our Kashan travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The merchant houses make the journey and stop in Kashan very worthwhile. Here the intricate design of the facade is jaw dropping and with the courtyard makes it extremely photogenic. Wonderful to roam...  more »
  • You'll learn how previous generation protected themselves against desert summer heat by carving out 10m+ deep houses and caves. Separating business and private parts of the house, with a service quart...  more »
  • It is a historic Persian style house built in early 1880. It consists of 4 courtyard, wall paintings and elegant stained glass windows. It also has beautiful garden.  more »
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  • Very beautiful, definitely a must see.
  • Really nice but almost no English descriptions and heavy entrance Fee for foreigners.
  • I can't believe that people actually lived in such a magnificent place.
  • Unique attraction of Kashan. Never the less you don't have much to c in Kashan. I love old houses of Kashan as hotels that I recommend you to stay in those places.
  • enjoy the architecture