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Takht-e Foolad Cemetery

🔶️ The cemetery of Takhte Foolad is an ancient cemetery in Isfahan, the history of which dates back to the pre-Islamic era based on the resources and historical evidence. 🔶️ Although a vast area of the cemetery was destroyed in the Qajar era, the cemetery hasn’t lost its importance and by the end of the Pahlavi era, it was the most significant cemetery in Isfahan. 🔶️ Before the Safavid age,… Read More »Takht-e Foolad Cemetery

Zayandeh Rud

🔶️ One of the most important Rivers in the center of Iranian plateau is the Zayandeh Rud. Its Source is Kuhrang Mountains from where it runs to the east before finally vanishing in the Gavkhuni Marshland. 🔶️ There are many Historical bridges on this River that connects the two sides of Isfahan. These bridges are including Khaju Bridge, si-o-se pol, Marnan bridge, Shahrestan bridge and some others. 🔶️ In the… Read More »Zayandeh Rud

Si-o-se Pol (Thirty-three-arch Bridge)

🔶️ This unique masterpiece is considered the largest Iranian construction on water from the Shah Abbas era. 🔶️ Si-o-se Pol was built at the expense of his famous commander, Alaverdikhan. It is 295 m long and 14.75 m wide and links the upper and the lower halves of Chaharbagh Avenue. 🔶️ This bridge has two levels that Now the Road that goes on the upper level is only for pedestrians… Read More »Si-o-se Pol (Thirty-three-arch Bridge)

The Hasht Behesht Palace

The Hasht Behesht Palace 🔶️ The Hasht Behesht Palace is situated in the famous Chaharbagh Street in the middle of a beautiful park. In the Safavid era, this place was known as the most beautiful palace in the world. 🔶️ From the central part of the palace, you can see four iwans designed with different constructional units. 🔶️ The rooms of this glorious palace are fully decorated with frescos and… Read More »The Hasht Behesht Palace

Jameh Mosque

🔶️ Jameh Mosque is the largest in Iran at 20,000 m². The architecture is so beautiful that you never get tired of it even if you are not a fan of visiting a lot of monuments. 🔶️ This mosque is more simple than the others, without a multitude of earthenware and mosaics. The style of architecture has more of a baroque influence, reveals 14 centuries of Iranian architectural achievement. The… Read More »Jameh Mosque

Chehel Sotun Palace

🔶️ Chehel Sotun Palace Set in a forested park in front of a tranquil reflecting pool. The Chehel Sotun palace was built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and to receive foreign guests and ambassadors.🔶️ This palace consists of Columned Hall, The Mirror Hall and the Throne Hall situated in the western third of a lavish Garden.🔶️ The first thing that draws visitor’s attention is the… Read More »Chehel Sotun Palace

Qeisarieh Bazaar

🔶️ Ancient Qeisarieh Bazaar or Grand Bazaar is on the north side of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square with splendid shops, traditional arts and crafts. 🔶️ Qeisarieh has two floors, the top floor was a place for administrative affairs, the first story is where shops are lined up and merchants sell their goods. 🔶️ This magnificent bazaar is one of the oldest and largest in the middle east. It includes six… Read More »Qeisarieh Bazaar

Jame Abbasi Mosque

🔸 Jame Abbasi Mosque is also known as the Royal Mosque and the Shah mosque. Shah Mosque is the most significant historical mosque in Isfahan and one of the mosques in the Naghsh-e Jahan square that dates back to the Safavid era.🔸 The elegant mosque has a great dome chamber on the south porch that is the most significant part of this monument. The iconic blue-tiled mosaics and its impeccable… Read More »Jame Abbasi Mosque

Ali Qapu Palace

🔸 The most beautiful palace in Isfahan contains state apartments, collection halls and the terrace from which the emperor used to watch the polo games. 🔸 Ali Qapu Palace is an exclusive example of Safavid palaces architecture, situated on the western side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Though Ali Qapu Palace looked like a grandstand and indeed served as one, it was a royal resident as well. The palace used to… Read More »Ali Qapu Palace

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

🔸Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is another precious Safavid gem built between 1602 and 1619 upon the order of Shah Abbas the Great. It is located on the eastern side of the square. 🔸Sheikh-lotfollah or The Ladies Mosque was built for Shahs’s harem with a brightly colored domed ceiling, where the light creates a peacock image. Unlike the Shah Mosque, This mosque was a private mosque for the royal family, for this… Read More »Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque