Constitution House - Tabriz

Khaneh Mashrouteh or the Constitution House of Tabriz:

Among the attractions of this beautiful and spectacular city, you must visit the most prestigious and historical house in Tabriz.

In this house, everything from the statues and photographs to historical documents reminds you of the Iranian struggle for the Constitutional Revolution. Following the 1908 bombardment of the Majlis of Iran, the heads and leaders of constitutional revolution would gather in this house to consult. Stepping into the house, you will see a beautiful tree-lined courtyard that has created a pleasant atmosphere. The stunning architecture, the skylights, the columns with enchanting plaster works, the Orosi (sash windows) and inlaid doors of this house will amaze you. Constitutional House is a two-storey 1300-square-meters building dating back to the Qajar era. The unique architecture is the handmade art of the famous architect master of Tabriz: Haji Vali Memar. The most beautiful part of this house is the room across the courtyard on the second floor. A spectacular room with lots of beautiful colored glasses and skylights that can draw the attention of any visitor.

The Constitutional House is located in one of the old neighborhoods of Tabriz called Rasteh Alley at the west of Tabriz Bazaar. It was built in the style of Qajar architecture and was the personal property of Haji Mehdi Kouzeh Kanani.

Constitutional House is the most famous house in Tabriz. The gathering place of honorable men like Sattar Khan, Baqir Khan and other Persian constitutionalists who rose up against the Qajar king. This house was also the meeting center of the leaders and activists of Azerbaijani Democratic Party.

Alongside the statues of the constitutional leaders, you can also see Sattarkhan’s gun, the Mashroute carpet, the personal belongings of the constitutional leaders, the gelatin printing press (which was used to produce constitutional periodicals), the image of the historical documents of the Constitutional Revolution, and the Constitutional Ordinance.