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Constitution House of Tabriz

Coordinates: 38°04′50″N 46°17′18″E / 38.08056°N 46.28833°E / 38.08056; 46.28833


Constitution House of Tabriz, also known as Khaneh Mashrouteh or khaneh Abolmeleh, is a historical edifice located next to the Great [1]. It has numerous rooms and halls. The most beautiful part of the house is a skylight and corridor decorated with colorful glass and mirrors.

History

The house is constructed by order of Haj Mehdi Koozekonani on 1868. It include a two floor building with internal and external part, with Qajar period architecture. Haj Mehdi Koozekonani was a merchant in the Bazaar of Tabriz. with initiating of Constitution revolution and rising up in Tabriz city, Haj Mehdi joined the revolution and became one of the major financier of the revolution. in the same time he used the house as a place for meeting of the revolution heads, and a place for publication of underground paper of the constitution movement. The house became important in the history once again just after world war II when it is used a place for Azerbaijan's Democrat Party meeting center (1946-1947). On 1975 the house is registered by Cultural Heritage of Iran.[1]

Museum contents

It includes sculptures of famous constitution revolutionaries, their personal belongings, their weapons, underground newspaper of the revolution, several issues of the newspaper, a printing machine which used in the house, and numerous photos from the revolution. One of the rooms in the building is belongs to the woman's role in the revolution.

Location

The Constitutional House of Tabriz is located in Rasteh koocheh street in front of Jamee Mosque of Tabriz.

Photo gallery

See also

References

External links

  • Hāleh Heydari, Khāneh-ye Mashrouteh (The Constitutional Revolution House), in Persian, Jadid Online, 15 January 2010.
    • Audio slideshow: [2] (4 min 39 sec).
  • Tishineh


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