Sardar Mofakham's Mansion Eye-catching architecture in the historical context of Qazvin
Duration Of Visit
0/5 To 1 Hour
Best Seasons To Visit
Helal Ahmar Street (Red Crescent), Qazvin, Qazvin Province, Iran
Time To Read: 3 Minutes
Also known as
- Amirkabir’s Cultural Center
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Museum of Donated Works By Dr. Salehi
Geographical location of Sardar Mofakham's Mansion
Sardar Mofakham's Mansion, located in the Helal Ahmar Street (Red Crescent) in Qazvin province, is today widely viewed as a museum of donated works by Dr. Salehi. City Museum, Sepah Street and the Heidariyye School-Mosque are the landmarks around it.Culture and History Of Sardar Mofakham's Mansion
It was built in the late Qajar dynasty. Sardar Mokhofam's mansion was once the Amirkabir’s Cultural Center and today is the Ministry of foreign affairs in Qazvin. The museum has exhibited donated works of Dr. Salehi since enterprise of the ministry of foreign affairs from 89 to 92 AH.
Architecture of Sardar Mofakham's Mansion
Sardar Mefkham's mansion was built affected by the capital's architecture and somehow belongs to the time of Qajar architecture transition to Pahlavi in Qazvin. The mansion is valuable in terms of architectural style and interior decoration. One of the remarkable points of the mansion is the large stairs in the center of the building. This stairs are right in front of the entrance hall and after reaching a large staircase, the path leads to a four-way corridor upstairs. Around this corridor and decorative columns are banisters.
The three-story building is on the west side of the yard. Six columns make the entrance space and the second floor’s porch.
The museum has exhibited donated works of Dr. Salehi since enterprise of the ministry of foreign affairs from 89 to 92 AH.
Tips and ideas
After visiting this place you can visit other attractions such as City Museum, Sepah Street and Heidariyye School and Mosque that are the landmarks around it.
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