Main building of the Narenjestan Museum, seen from the Lotf Ali Khan Zand Street

Main building of the Narenjestan Museum, seen from the Lotf Ali Khan Zand Street

This beautiful ceiling of the Narenjestan Museum and Garden was at the reception area, where one had to buy an entry ticket

This beautiful ceiling of the Narenjestan Museum and Garden was at the reception area, where one had to buy an entry ticket

Designs created on one of the internal walls of the museum, facing the garden

Designs created on one of the internal walls of the museum, facing the garden

A beautifil garden is located in the middle of this museum, hence it gives it's name

A beautifil garden is located in the middle of this museum, hence it gives it's name " Narenjestan" the Place of the Oranges

Garden of the Narenjestan Museum - the main building is known as “Narenjestan Qavam”  also known as Qavam House

Garden of the Narenjestan Museum - the main building is known as “Narenjestan Qavam” also known as Qavam House

In 1965, Narenjestan was handed over to the staffs of Asian Institute and Shiraz University

In 1965, Narenjestan was handed over to the staffs of Asian Institute and Shiraz University

This typical Persian garden has a fountain in the middle - the main building was built between 1879-1886 on the Northern side of the garden

This typical Persian garden has a fountain in the middle - the main building was built between 1879-1886 on the Northern side of the garden

The Narenjestan Garden building is attributed to Mirza Ebrahim Khan, a member of the Qavam family, who originaly came from Qazvin

The Narenjestan Garden building is attributed to Mirza Ebrahim Khan, a member of the Qavam family, who originaly came from Qazvin

Paintings created on the tiles beside the garden, facing the main building

Paintings created on the tiles beside the garden, facing the main building

Highly decorated walls of the Narenjestan Museum - this house was one of a typical for the upper class families in the 19th century

Highly decorated walls of the Narenjestan Museum - this house was one of a typical for the upper class families in the 19th century

It represents the elegance and refinement of the Zand and Qajar dynasties

It represents the elegance and refinement of the Zand and Qajar dynasties

The Qavam House is located on the northern wing of the garden

The Qavam House is located on the northern wing of the garden

This small corridor is located to the right side of the garden, close to the entry gate

This small corridor is located to the right side of the garden, close to the entry gate

A typical Perisain painting on one of the walls of the Qavam House

A typical Perisain painting on one of the walls of the Qavam House

Another elaborate yet simple painting

Another elaborate yet simple painting

Architecture quality, brickwork and tiled frameworks, carvings by saw, wood works, mirror work, glass work, and plaster work, paintings and the other ornaments that used in this building had made it very unique in Shiraz

Architecture quality, brickwork and tiled frameworks, carvings by saw, wood works, mirror work, glass work, and plaster work, paintings and the other ornaments that used in this building had made it very unique in Shiraz

Wooden doors and airy rooms are hallmark of the Qavam House

Wooden doors and airy rooms are hallmark of the Qavam House

This house offers it's visitors a unique window into the history of Shiraz

This house offers it's visitors a unique window into the history of Shiraz

Attention to details is one of the main focus point in Qavam House

Attention to details is one of the main focus point in Qavam House

A closeup of one of the paintings in the room (paintings were created on the walls)

A closeup of one of the paintings in the room (paintings were created on the walls)

Mirror and glass work on the ceiling and walls of the house

Mirror and glass work on the ceiling and walls of the house

When it came to the decoration of the house, no expense were spared

When it came to the decoration of the house, no expense were spared

A marbled fire place in one of the rooms

A marbled fire place in one of the rooms

A painting is inscripted on top of the fireplace, it shows a scene from the Persian Empire's glory days

A painting is inscripted on top of the fireplace, it shows a scene from the Persian Empire's glory days

A panel decorated with the glass work

A panel decorated with the glass work

Wood carving was always a great art in the Middle East but to add richness to it, plastic strings were added to give it a permanent look

Wood carving was always a great art in the Middle East but to add richness to it, plastic strings were added to give it a permanent look

Garden of the Narenjestan Museum seen from the northern side of the complex

Garden of the Narenjestan Museum seen from the northern side of the complex

Doors of the Qavam House, facing the garden on the southern side

Doors of the Qavam House, facing the garden on the southern side

Beautiful ceiling in one of the rooms

Beautiful ceiling in one of the rooms

During the second Pahlavi era, the House became the headquarters of Pahlavi University's Asia Institute in Shiraz

During the second Pahlavi era, the House became the headquarters of Pahlavi University's Asia Institute in Shiraz

Although, this building is small in size but art work makes up for it

Although, this building is small in size but art work makes up for it

Qavam House is officially called a museum now due to the finer details it possesses from the 19th century

Qavam House is officially called a museum now due to the finer details it possesses from the 19th century

Surprisingly, this ceiling wasn't painted with bright colours

Surprisingly, this ceiling wasn't painted with bright colours

A wooden door decorated with floral designs made out of plastic

A wooden door decorated with floral designs made out of plastic

Frescoes on the ceiling of the upper room

Frescoes on the ceiling of the upper room

Simple geometric designs were added to the walls of the room with the frescoes ceiling

Simple geometric designs were added to the walls of the room with the frescoes ceiling

Open section of the Qvam House, which faces the garden

Open section of the Qvam House, which faces the garden

A view of the garden from the room on the first floor

A view of the garden from the room on the first floor

Some of the paintings here are inspired by the Victorian era Europe

Some of the paintings here are inspired by the Victorian era Europe

A colourful painted celing of the Qavam House

A colourful painted celing of the Qavam House

These stairs lead to the upper areas of the house

These stairs lead to the upper areas of the house

Main garden of the Narenjestan-e Qavam, this photo was taken while facing the entry gate side

Main garden of the Narenjestan-e Qavam, this photo was taken while facing the entry gate side

A final look at the beautiful Qavam House of Shiraz

A final look at the beautiful Qavam House of Shiraz