Anthropology Museum of Qajar Bath

A glance at the ethos in Turkish baths of ancient Iran

Formerly, there were Turkish baths in every parts of Iran and people would go there for cleanliness at least once a week. There were not any specific Turkish baths for men or women, therefor, men had to use them before the sunrise to around 8:00 a. m and then they were used by women until […]

Maraghi Clan

In 17 villages of Alamut region, a clan is inhabited with lots of differences in terms of race and language to the others. Linguists consider their dialect is a branch of old Persian. One of their unique costumes is their intragroup marriages and the common traditions bind them to marry their clanmates. Maraghi people are […]

Tati Clan

Tati clan live in a different ethnic groups in who are inhabited in some parts of Alamut, Takistan and Buien-zahra. Linguists  believe Tati dialect originated from Dagestan which is still spoken in some parts of Caspian sea. Tati people in Takistan and Buien-zahra are working in farms, specially vineyard. After harvesting grape from vineyard best […]

Qajar Bath

This bath, which contains two distinct sections for men and women is located in Obeid Zakani street beside Bazarcheh and Agha Kabir mosque. This bath is the oldest bath of Qazvin which was made on Safavid Shah Abbas‟(II)command in 1647A.D. by Amir Gouneh Khan who was one of the commanders of the Safavid army. The […]