The Emam school is a historical school in Kashan, Iran. The school belongs to the Fath Ali Shah's era.

Emam school
Religion
AffiliationIslam
ProvinceIsfahan
Location
LocationKashan, Iran
MunicipalityKashan
Emam school is located in Iran
Emam school
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates33°58′58″N 51°26′51″E / 33.982817°N 51.447567°E / 33.982817; 51.447567Coordinates: 33°58′58″N 51°26′51″E / 33.982817°N 51.447567°E / 33.982817; 51.447567
Architecture
TypeTheological school
StyleIsfahani

The Emam school was built between 1806 and 1814 on the order of Hossein Khan Sadr-e Azam and under the supervision of Mirza Abolghassem Esfahani. The portal of the school has beautiful tiles. Its vast courtyard is rectangular and there are 52 chambers around it. On the northern and southern sides of the courtyard, there are two large halls for teaching and discussing of seminarians. Each hall has a separate corridor, which leads to backyard. Each backyard has three chambers with basement and high windcatchers. On the west side of the yard and opposite the portal, there is a vast splendid iwan. From the inscription on the ceiling of the iwan to its floor, it is decorated with Haft Rang tiles. The brick dome of the mosque is two-layered. The inside layer of the dome is 27 m high. [1]

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  1. ^ Hosseyn Yaghoubi (1383). Arash Beheshti (ed.). Rāhnamā ye Safar be Ostān e Esfāhān(Travel Guide for the Province Isfahan) (in Persian). Rouzane. p. 191. ISBN 964-334-218-2.