Aminiha Hosseiniyeh


Behind an unassuming brick wall is this well-preserved Qajar mansion built by a rich merchant in 1773. The courtyard garden is a pleasant place to linger after being dazzled by the mirrored, glittery interior, with its coloured glass windows and vaulted basement.

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1. Masjed-e Jameh

0.32 MILES

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2. Imamzadeh-ye Hossein

0.33 MILES

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5. Ali Qapu

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8. Covered Bazaar

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