Amir Nezam House currently the Qajar Museum – Tabriz
House of Amir Nezam which was later on converted to a beautiful Qajar dynasty museum, is one of must go tourist attractions in the East Azarbaijan and Tabriz city. When visiting House of Amir Nezam, the iconic features of traditional Qajar architecture takes you to the past during the Qajar period.
Amir Nezam who was one of the political reagents and writers of the Qajar period, constructed this building at the time of the Naseroddin Shah, the King of Qajar. After the fall of the Qajar dynasty, the Pahlavi government used the building as a tax office and cultural department. The current Amir Nezam House is only parts of the original mansion while most parts of it were demolished or overlooked over time. In 1997 the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran acquired the building through a purchase and after doing a complete restoration, the Amir Nezam House was turned into the Qajar Museum in 2006.
The mansion was constructed by Hassan Ali Grossi Moghlak also known as Amir Nezam. he was from the Kurds of Bijar and one of the Qajar’s contemporary politicians and writers. He was a minister of Nasir al-Din Shah. Later he was appointed to as the ambassador of Iran in the United Kingdom, France and the Ottoman. Amir Nezam was the first to bring machines for coinage, stamp and print to Iran. He also contributed to the set up of modern schools such as the Mozafariyah and Rushdie Schools.
Translated from kojaro.com.
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