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Vank Cathedral

Vank Church

Vank Church The Vank Church is the most magnificent church of Julfa district in Isfahan in terms of architecture and ornamentation, which was built on the debris of an old church, built in 1605 A.D. during the reign of Shah Abbasll. The interior and walls are decorated with oil paintings and gold plating in Indian […]

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Hasht Behesht

Hasht Behesht Palace

Hasht Behesht Palace As a small palace, the monument stands in the center of a garden known as Bagh-i-bulbul (Nightingale Garden) which was built in 1686 A.D. during the reign of Shah Suleiman. It occupies a special place among the unique places of the Safavid Era. It is decorated with many marble pieces and tile […]

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Chehel Sotoun

Chihil Sutun Palace

Chihil Sutun Palace In an area of 67000sqm called Chihil Sutun Garden, a building by the same name was erected during the reign of Shah Abbas I. However, the complex was later developed into a palace during the reign of Shah Abbas ll for official reception of Safavid rulers. The Construction of the palace dates […]

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Ali Qapu

Ali Qapu

Ali Qapu Ali Qapu is believed by some to be an Ottoman word meaning Great Gate while while other attribute it to an altered word of “ Ali’s Qapu” meaning Ali’s gate because Shah Abbas had installed one of the doors of Imam Ali’s Holy Shrine (AS) in the entrance of the palace. In the […]

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Imam Mosque

Imam Mosque

Imam Mosque A monument dating from the Safavid period, the Abbassi Friday Mosque is deemed by many to be the most splendid mosque in grandeur of architecture and abundance of ornaments hitherto built in Iran. Located in the southern wing of Naghshe-i-Jahan Square, It is identified by various names including The Shah Mosque. The construction […]

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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Sheikh Lutfullah Mosque

Sheikh Lutfullah Mosque Situated in the east wing of the Naqsh-i-Jahan Square, the mosque is among the fabulous masterpieces of the 17th century architecture and tileworks. The monument was originally built on the debris of an old mosque at the order of the Safavid Shah Abbas I in 1617 A.D and was named after the […]

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Naghshe Jahan Square

Naghsh-i-Jahan Square

Naghsh-i-Jahan Square – Iran Easy Tourism Presently called Imam Square, the Naghsh-i-Jahan Square was Constructed during the region of Shah Abbas I in Southern Isfahan with a view to developing the city and which gradually took the place of the Kohneh square. It is believed by many tourists to be one of the superb squares […]

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Bazzar of Isfahan

Introduction of Isfahan

Introduction of Isfahan Nowhere in the land of Persia did I see a city more charming, perfect and advanced than Isfahan.” Naser Khosrow Qobadiani Covering an area of about 10526sqkm, the province of Isfahan consists of 68 cities. 19 towns and 39 districts including Aran and Bidghol, Ardestan, lsfahan, Fereydun. Fereydun- Shahr. Felavarjan, Kashan, Golpayegan, […]

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