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Khaneh Ameri-ha - The House of the Ameri family
Iran

The House of the Ameri family, is a traditional house in Kashan, Isfahan Province, Iran.


Built in the mid 19th century during the Qajar era, the house is one of several large spectacular old houses in the central district of Kashan. Like the other houses around it, it was re-built after Kashan was ravaged by a series of massive earthquakes in the 18th century.

The house is now a public museum, and is protected by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization.

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