Navab Bath House in Iran's Tehran

Navab Bath House in Iran's Tehran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Navab bath house dates bach to the Qajar era. The Navab Bath house has been registered in the list of Iranian National Works in 2006.

 Currently, this historical bath is considered as the Tehran Handicraft Center.

The bath has an area of more than a thousand square meters, and its water was supplied by Haj Alireza Qanat.

It is located in one of the oldest historic districts of Tehran. This Bath is situated in an alley which ends to the Emamzadeh Yahya.

The use of this place as a location of some scenes of an old film called Qeysar is the main reason for the fame of the Navab Bath house. Qeysar has made in 1969, which was considered a landmark in the Iranian cinema; this film gives Iranians a sense of nostalgia.

This bath like the other baths, consists of different parts as follows: Vestibule that is the entrance of the bath; Sarbineh or changing room; Garmkhaneh that is a place to wash and bath; W.C. to prevent the waste of heat and optimal use of water resources, the Navab Bath house was built below the ground. Chale-Howz is like a small pond with cold water to swimming.

The Chale-Howz of the Navab Bath house was one the biggest one in Tehran. Due to restoring the bath, the main ornamentation of this bath has ruined during the time.


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