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Isfahan

Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan Province, located about 340 km. (211 miles) south of Tehran. It has a population of 1,756,126. The Greater Isfahan region has a population of 3,793,104, the third most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran and Mashhad. Isfahan is situated on the north bank of the Zayandeh River at an elevation of about 5,200 feet (1,600 meters). It was first thrived under the Seljuq Turks (11th–12th century) and then under the Persian Safavid dynasty (16th–18th century). It is famous for its Persian–Islamic architecture, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. This led to the Persian proverb “Esfahan nesf-e- jahanast” (Isfahan is half of the world). The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. It has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Khaju Bridge:
Khaju bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges of the world. Khaju is a name of small district in the neighborhood of bridge. It is about 132 meters long and 12 meters wide…        Read more

Si-o Se pol Bridge:
Si-o Se pol Bridge popularly known as Allahverdi Khan, “The Bridge of thirty-three spans” is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan and the longest bridge on Zayandeh River…     Read more

Vank Cathedral:
Vank cathedral was established in 1606 during the reign of Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty, dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Armenian deportees that were…            Read more

Naghsh-e jahan square:
Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Design of the world) officially known as Imam Square, situated at the center of Isfahan city. It is an important historical site and one of UNESCO’s world…     Read more

Ali Qapu palace:
Ali Qapu palace is a grand mansion in Isfahan. The first part of palace was built in 1597. It was used as residential palace. Shah Abbas’s palace was four floors with a veranda…         Read more

Sheikh lotfollah mosque:
Sheikh Lotfollah mosque was built during Shah Abbas era, and dedicated to his father-in-law, Sheikh Lotfollah was a prominent religious scholar and teacher who came to Isfahan…       Read more

Imam mosque:
Imam mosque was built during the Safavids era, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as the masterpiece of Persian Architecture…                        Read more

Congregational Mosque (Jame Mosque):
Congregational Mosque (Jame Mosque) is the oldest Friday mosque in Iran, located in the historical center of Isfahan. The monument illustrates a sequence of architectural…     Read more

Chehel sotoun Palace:
Chehel Sotoun palace is a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan built by Shah Abbas II to be used for the Shah’s entertainment and receptions…             Raed more

Hasht behesht Palace:
The Hasht Behesht Palace (eight paradises) was built in the center of Baghe Bolbol (The Nightingale Garden) dates back to 17th century.The palace is the most important building…    Read more

Ali Gholi Agha Bathhouse:

Ali Gholi Agha, one of the high ranking court officials at the last Safavid king Shah Sultan Hussein, built a bath house, bazaar and mosque in the quarter with the same name…      Read more

Pigeon Tower:
During the 16th and 17th century, particularly around the time of the Safavid reign, the Iranian folks built a large number of towers to house pigeons. The pigeons were…                   Read more


Varzaneh Desert was the last civilization on the Zayanderud River since 5000 years ago.We recommend you to visit varzaneh desert and try camel-riding on the route from Yazd to Isfahan… Read more

Garmeh village : Garmeh Village is a little oasis located in the central desert of Iran (known as Dashte-Kavir in Persian), in Isfahan Province.With a “Population of 250 ; Garmeh was like stepping back in time. Crumbling, 1,500-year-old castles dotted the landscape, interspersed with date palm trees… Read more

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