Marashi House - Shushtar

Marashi Historical House

     Marashi traditional house is one of the most beautiful and historic houses in the ancient area of Shushtar. Constructed during the Qajar (1789-1925) era and renovated in the Pahlavi period the house benefits from the two architectures. Marashi Traditional House was registered as an Iranian national heritage monument in 1969. The house which was built for Sayyid Mohammad Hassan Marashi as his residence is considered a masterpiece of Qajar-Pahlavi architecture. The Marashi was purchased by the Iranian Cultural and Heritage Organization and is now the office of World Heritage for Water Structures in Shushtar. One of the unique features of this house is its location on a rocky cliff, which offers a spectacular view of the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System.