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Behnam House was built during the later part of the Zand dynasty (1750–1794) and early part of the Qajar dynasty (1785–1925). The House has a small summer wing and a larger two-story winter wing. The house has an Andarouni (interior), which was the private quarters used by women and servants, and a Birouni (exterior), which was the public quarters mostly used by men. Magnificent stained glass windows and doors, stucco reliefs and wall paintings are part of the attractions of the Behnam House. The Behnam House is part of the School of Architecture of Tabriz Art University.

Behnam House

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    East Azerbaijan Province, Tabriz, Nowbar, Ark-e-Jadid