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Historical Places


Aminodolleh Arcade, Kashan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:14 administrator
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This three storeyed building with its grand entrance is an affect of 'Farrokh Khan Qaffari-e-Kashi', (known as Aminodolleh) who completed this structure in the year 1285 AH.
 

Provincial Battle Feilds, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:13 administrator
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Around Esfahan are various such areas that are tourist attractions. These examples are the vicinities where the Iran-Arab combats took place, and that of Nader Shah and his battle against Ashraf Afqan. Besides the vicinity where Soltan Hossain fought against Mahmood Afqan.
 

Dovecotes, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:12 administrator
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Dovecotes or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Esfahan. These have been built with the purpose of collecting the excreta of these birds. The turrets are topped with domes with crevices so as to facilitate the access and exit of these birds, and guide them to their nests within this structure. These are distinct examples of Iranian architecture and have been built of brick and gypsum. At present there are over 100 such dovecotes in Esfahan province.
 

Other Old Schools, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:10 administrator
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These are the following: Baba Qasem, Jaddeh, Mirza Hossain, Kaseh Garan, Nimavard, Jalaliyeh, Shams Abad and the Bozorg Sadr School in Esfahan. The Alavi and Khansar Schools are other ancient schools of the province.
 

Molla Abdollah School, Esfahan

Monday, 24 December 2007 05:10 administrator
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The same is located in the bazaar of Esfahan, and was a premises for prayer and theological studies by reputed clergies, named as, 'Molla Abdollah Shooshtari', during the reign of Shah Abbas I.
 


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