عنوان مقاله [English]
In the vernacular architecture of Iran, there are numerous formal elements by studying other aspects show how they were not constructed only for a particular function. Saqqakhanaare considered as many in Iran and in the cities of this land.Some of them are very beautiful works and very unique in terms of their architecture and it is significant to be noted. Symbols, customs, beliefs and faiths are related to Saqqakhaneh including the special culture of Saqqakhaneh. In contrast, under the influence of the culture and beliefs of the community, this building has various functions at the community level. The narrative of the Saqakhane’s landscapes is aimed at redefining the identity and deep meaning of these elements at the community level. For this purpose, the method used in this research is documentary studies using practical sources. In this study, in addition to examining the origins of Saqqakhaneh, its various functions in Iranian community have been regarded. Four categories of religious, cultural, social and artistic functions are among the functions that have been studied in this study and have been viewed from different perspectives. These functions are divided into more detailed categories that represent the identity of Saqqakhaneh throughout history and express how community interacts with this significant element of architecture in the Islamic Iranian city. Due to these identities, this particular place can be regarded as a unique attraction in religious cultural tourism because of its semantic distinction and exclusivity.