Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi by the pseudonym of Shahriar and born in 1285 (Solar) is an Iranian poet from Azerbaijan who has composed poems both in Persian and in Azeri. The house of ostad shahriar is in Tabriz and also his eternal house of rest. By his own will shahriar has been buried in the Maqbaratoshoara in this city.
If you are interested in Iranian poets and poetry then the house of ostad shahriar is one of the most important places which you should visit on your literary tour of Tabriz.
The house of ostad shahriar os very suitable to completer our sense of what we have seen in the TV series shahriar. This house which has a lot of his belongings give a very real sense of his presence there and it’s like you can hear his footsteps through the basement and rooms.
About the House of Ostad Shahriar
The house of ostad shahriar belongs to the second Pahlavi era and has an substructure of 250 square meters and an area of 241 square meters and two stories. About 500 pieces of ostad shahriar’s belongings are still in this house. Things like sofas, TV, notebooks and books, clothes, etc. In the basement of the house there are his photos and his books and in the two stories above are a number of his hand written poems which are all being exhibited for people to see.
Visiting hours: 7:30 to 14:30 and 15 to 19 except for holidays
Ticket price: on some days it’s free but on some other days 1000 or 2000 Toman
Address: Tabriz, artesh street, maghsoodie alley, ostad shahriar house
Phone number: (+98)411-5558847
The number of registration in the national heritage list: 22729
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