If you are a literary tourist or interested in Iranian literature and poetry, the city of Tabriz in the west of Iran is one of the best tourist destinations, like Shiraz( the city of great poets Saadi & Hafez). Great and famous poets of Iran, such as Shahryar and Mrs. Parvin Etisami, the most famous Iranian female poets, were from Tabriz. The old house of the great poet Shahryar in Tabriz is changed into a museum to show the history and life of Ostad Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, also known as Shahriar as one the most famous and renowned Iranian poets.
Shahriar's museum is the house of the most renowned Azerbaijan poet. This literary museum is a nice tourist destination to attract those with cultural and poem enthusiasm.
Ostad Shahriar House or Ostad Shahriar Museum in one of the oldest districts of Tabriz called Maghsudieh, is one of the most famous literary museums in Tabriz, and the most famous museum nearby the Saint Mary Church of Tabriz, Amir Nezam House, Azerbaijan Museum, Constitution House of Tabriz, Bazaar of Tabriz, Pottery Museum, and Arg of Tabriz. He had lived here for the last 20 years of his life. Shahriar was born in 1906 in Tabriz and died on September 18, 1988, in a hospital in Tehran, and his body was transferred to Tabriz and buried in 'Maghbarat-o Shoara' (Cemetery of Poets). Shahriar's house was bought by Tabriz municipality in 1367 (after his death) and turned into a museum in 1370.
Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, also known as Shahriar a notable Iranian poet born in Tabriz in 1906 and spent his childhood in one of the Tabriz villages. His father was one of the great lawyers and calligraphers in Tabriz and Shahriar did his elementary education under the supervision of his father. His first poem was published in Adab Magazine when he was just 13 years old. He was educated at Dar ol Fonoun (A Qajar School) and went to medical school in 1924.
He was rejected by his favorite girl in his youth, he subsequently dropped out of medical school six months before graduation. Then he went to Khorasan (in the northeast of Iran) and worked there as a bank clerk and notary. After his father's death, he returned to Tehran and started working as a bank employee. In 1953 he returned to Tabriz and married Azizie Amid Khaleghi. The result of this marriage was two daughters and one son. After his wife died (in 1968) he returned to Tehran again. He spent the last days of his life in a hospital where he died on September 27, 1988. He was buried in Maqbaratoshoara (Tombs of Poets) according to his will. The day of death was designated as the National Day of Poem in commemoration of this great poet. He returned to Tabriz In 1332 and married Azizie Amid Khaleghi. He had two daughters and one son. He died on September 27, 1988. He was buried in Maqbaratoshoara (Tombs of Poets) according to his will. The day of death has been designated as National Poem Day in commemoration of this great poet.
This old house 241 square meters wide, and two-floor, is belong to the second Pahlavi era. It is registered in Iran National Heritage Sites List in 2007.
There are more than 550 pieces of his personal tools are gathered here. They are his books, bag, cane, published works, notebooks, handwritten notes, handwritten Quran, calligraphy tools, personal belongings, photo albums, presents from Iranians or foreigners, and a lot of other things.