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Tabatabei House, Kashan

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Must see · Architectural Building · Landmark
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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  • There are several houses in Kashan but this house I think is the nicest one. the owner of the house was a really rich guy so he built his dream house in kashan.  more »
  • I was totally amazed at all the chalk carvings and the actual size of the house with many rooms and halls  more »
  • Large and nice historical mansion with pool and underground stories. Fine architecture.
  • Tabatabaei House Isa stunning and elegant historic house in Kashan. The city's houses are one of the main reasons why tourists come to Kashan, and Tabatabaei is surely the most grand of all of them. The light in the afternoon is particularly good, so come and discover an important piece of the history of Iran!
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