Introduction to Amir Nezam House
Like the first experiences of modern architecture, Tabriz has placed many houses under its skin. You can visit these magnificent, olden residence, and be spelled by the abracadabra of the Persian architecture. Amir Nezam Grossi House is one of the unique treasures, left from the Qajar period. The monument was so delightful that Naser al-Din Shah Qajar described spoke about it in his third trip to Europe.
History of Amir Nezam House
Hassan Ali Grossi, nicknamed Amir Nezam Grossi, was one of the politicians and writers who lived at the ruling time of Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar. As he was the ambassador of Persia to France, he brought the coin minting machine to Persia. He built this magnificent structure in the style of Qajar architecture, when he was giving his service in Tabriz, which is known as the house of Amir Nezam Grossi. This house is one of the old buildings in the Sheshgalan neighborhood, which later turned into the Qajar Museum.
Architecture of Amir Nezam House
The Qajar style of Amir Nezam House has given such delightful charming appearance to this monument that is turned into an architectural artwork, made by professional architects in Tabriz. This Museum has two-story monument, including two inner, and outer courtyards, that are surrounded by flowers. There are also ponds full of water in these yards. Inside the monument, you see 16 charming pillars keeping the roof stood. The latticed windows and stained glass are placed on the top floor of the mansion, and the bedspreads and interior mirrors of the structure are a reflection of Persian art. In the basement of this house, like other Persian mansions, there is a columnar pool-house, the roof of which is bricked. Another important attraction of this house is the 13 halls of the Qajar house.
This floor includes seven halls of coins, woven, porcelain, glass, metal, music, and Khatam hall.
In the basement, six other halls are categorized, named Stone Hall, Hall of Weapons, Men Hall, Hall of Architecture and Urban Planning, Hall of Lock, and Lantern Hall.