Mehdi Gholibek Hamam
72-Martyrs (Shah) Mosque
Just outside the complex’s official limits sits this splendid 15th-century mosque, famous for its beautiful late Timurid tilework and...
Bequests and donations from the faithful fill the Haram’s fascinatingly eclectic museums. The Main Museum kicks off with chunks of...
You’ll find the horse image repeated here, where rugs range from beautiful classics through to garish coral gardens and a Tabriz-made...
Jahan Hotel Restaurant
Kababs, schnitzels or trout (US$4) come with truly phenomenal views across the Haram, making lunchtime dining here a must. Enter via the...
Mehdi Gholibek Hamam information
In the shadow of the mosque squats one of Iran’s most interesting and spacious bathhouse museums. The main delight is the wonderful central dome repainted for centuries in multiple levels – most recently in 1922 with naive murals that feature anthropomorphic figures gallivanting between giant bicycles, a Russian vintage car, an early biplane and a curiously unconcerned-looking victim facing a firing squad.