Nizam Ol Islam a Qajar House
Now Keryas Hotel
Like artifacts which are going through exhaustion by the passage of time. circumstances and climate changing, various events and incidents, cities, and urban areas face changes both in their shape and their function. Considering the renovation and revitalization of urban textures and generally changing the traditional texture of the town is one of the most important issues in historical cities, especially those with special identities and sprites.

150-year-old house of Nizam Al-Islam belongs ing to the late Qajar era. This historical house is located in the State House of Safavid region, in Posht-e Matbakh alley. Since the house is located in the nearest distance to the Jameh Mosque of Safavi and other historic houses, it has a special situation compared to nearby buildings. This building is a Qajari house with Qajari architectural and ornamental features.

Nizam Ol Islam a Qajar House
The view of Keryas Hotel

The orientation of the house is precisely aligned with Naqshe-Jahan Square. The alcove space of the house is a large hall in the north and with the architecture office-door, it enjoyed the most sunshine in winter and it was used as a guest house at that time. On two sides of the alcove, there are two three-door rooms, each has an opening toward the alcove; this feature was very common in the Qajari architectural style of Isfahan. The building was not a big one, and it has only one court; in contrast with other Iranian historical houses, this house did not have both an interior and exterior court.

Nizam Ol Islam a Qajar House Isfahan

The reason for having just one court was due to the oldness of other surrounding houses and a passageway passing through the north side of the house. Ornaments used in the alcove include Shir and Shekari calligraphy which were common during the Qajar era. European ornaments like fireplace and capitals with leaves and flower decoration were some features of the late Qajar architectural style. The pool house of the building located in the north-west part, and on the first floor it has a small pond and a passageway.

Nizam Ol Islam a Qajar House Esfahan

The pool house has not a covered roof. Fountains of the pool shoot water to the sky and stained glass windows bring light to the pool house space, so they create an extraordinary combination of light and water. Interior space and rooms of the house were built on a platform with a height of 60 centimeters. This platform somehow plays the role of the foundation and transfers loads of the building to the ground. The platform also saves the house from penetration of moisture. Currently, this historical house with the license of the tourism reception complex provides services to those interested in cultural heritage.

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