Created At: Thursday 2019-10-17 10:57:55
Updated At: Thursday 2020-07-23 10:58:06
Time To Read: 9 Minutes
Duration Of Visit 1 Hour
Best Seasons To Visit
Molavi street, Qazvin, Qazvin Porovince, Iran
Also known as
- Aminiha House
Geographical location of Aminiha Hosseiniyeh
Aminiha hosseiniye is located in Molavi Street You can arrive to this place from Montazeri street or Ansari street. Jame mosque and Imamzadeh Ismaeel shrine are around it. you can visit all this place in one day because they are near to each other.
History and culture of Aminiha Hosseiniyeh
House and Husseinieh Aminiha are beautiful buildings in Qazvin city, built by one of the old merchants of this city in 1858 AD.
Architecture of Aminiha Hosseiniyeh
The mirror and colored glass used in wooden window frames are very attractive. Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is a historic house in Qazvin, Iran. Built in 1858, it comprises 16 interconnected structures, constructed by a merchant called, Haj Mohammad Reza Amini. The public mourning area or Hosseinieh consists of three parallel halls running in an east to west direction with wooden sash windows that are inter linked with each other.
The Qeisarieh of Qazvin with brick arch and high altitued has four entrances, the northern entrance leads to the Sarbaz (without roof ) arcade, whereas the southern, eastern and western entrances lead to the covered arcades. The building has three halls and a large covered area with a mirror.
The most beautiful part of this house, which attracts many tourists every year, consists of three parallel parlors to the eastern, side of the west, and are linked by beautiful arbors; arches in the architecture of the old houses are said to be lattice windows, Which open and close vertically.
The Amini halls are located between the two northern and southern courtyards, each with courtyards leading from the north and east. The middle hall is larger than two other chambers, 18 meters long and five meters wide, and north and south halls, each with a length of 10 and a width of five meters, and at the eastern and western ends of each of these halls, two small rooms are located. The southern halls boast of 9 latticed worked Orosi (sash) windows with coloured panes. Its ceiling is adorned with painting and mirror works. The center hall has rounded alcoves adorned with ornate mirrors and plasterwork. This hall is connected to the northern and southern halls by two sets of five doors. On the semi-circular segment over the doors leading to the northern porch fine emblems in connection with the twelve months (of the year) can be noted. The ceiling of this hall is adorned with plaster and mirror, in addition to paintings on wood.The section under the halls comprises sectors such as the cellar, basement, store room, and kitchen which have access to the northern and southern courtyard. The north facing wall of the southern courtyard is of stone with innumerable embossments.The middle hall has a niche with mirrors and bowls adorned with mirrors and chisels, connecting it to the north and south halls by two five-door hinges and a twelve-sided bracket in the upper half of the door. The ceiling of the hall is divided into three sections, which the middle part is decorated with mirrors and the other two is made of wood-paneled mirrors. In the middle of the large hall, a chandelier is hung, and in the other two halls, one has two chandeliers and four three-walled crystal branches. The handmade carpets of the halls are all monolith and one board, all with original and antique designs. Underneath the halls are the crypts, the basement, the pantry, the storeroom, and the toilets, which are connected connect from three sides to the northern and southern courtyards. The building also boasts a prominent role in the stone slabs in the northern and southern courtyards. Some believe that the historical Safa Bath which is located near the building, belongs to the Amini’s house.
As you know, many historic houses in Iran have been destroyed over time. So we need to know more about the limited number of monuments that exhibit absolute beauty. The special architecture and amazing decorations of the sash windows and the colored glass used in the main hall of this Husseinie are its special features.If you want to visit a 120 years old nice building which is still alive, Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is one of the best suggestions.
Tips and ideas
Is it possible if one can travel to Qazvin and visit the masterpiece of creativity in architecture that flows through the Amini Hussainie, We recommend that you have a professional camera to take great pictures of this historic site that is sure to interest you.
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|Address Of Aminiha Hosseiniyeh : Molavi street, Qazvin, Qazvin Porovince, Iran|
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