Tekyeh Moaven al-molk is a Tekyeh and historical place located in Kermanshah city of Iran. It was built during Qajar era as a Shia mourning site. Moaven al-Molk Tekyeh is one of the elegant and magnificent monuments that has remained from Qajar period in Kermanshah.

The tekyeh came into operation in 1282 solar Hijri year and it was used for holding religious ceremonies and solving ethnic and tribal controversies.

It has three main parts: Hussainiya, Zaeynabiya and Abbasiya. Museum of Anthropology of Kermanshah, and Clothes and Jewelry Museum of Kermanshah are located in Abbasiya.

The building’s significant and premium point is its tiling. According to experts of cultural heritage in Kermanshah, the embossed and semi-embossed tilings with very beautiful designs and a hundred percent natural colors used in the building are exquisite in the world.

The pictures carved on the tiles include scenes from wars of Mohammad against infidels, Ali’s battles, Karbala events and pictures of ancient Iranian kings such as archemeneid kings and Persepolis are unique in their kind.

The architect was Asqar Memarbashi whose name has been written in an inscription on the building’s façade. We will visit this place on Persia World Heritage Sites Tour.

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