Category: Isfahan

THE PEARL OF PERSIA AND GLOBAL GEM, ISFAHAN, IRAN
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July 15, 2017July 15, 2017

THE PEARL OF PERSIA AND GLOBAL GEM, ISFAHAN, IRAN

‘Isfahan, nesf-e jahan’, translates to ‘Isfahan, half of the world’. This is the saying that Isfahan is known by in Iran and the tourist community all around the world. Beautiful green and floral boulevards, historical bridges, ancient mosques and minarets and centuries-old houses.  Connecting to each other through antiquated alleyways, all these elements have come...

VANK CATHEDRAL
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April 1, 2016June 7, 2017

VANK CATHEDRAL

The Awe-inspiring and Captivating Vank Cathedral A traveller’s dream, birthed post-disaster after the Ottoman war very early 16th century, the extraordinary Vank Cathedral (former Amena Perkich – ‘All Saviors Cathedral’) was established by Armenian immigrants settled by Shah Abbas I in Isfahan. What was first a monastery with a small healing church (Amena Perkich), transformed...

KHAJU BRIDGE (POL-e KHAJU)
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April 1, 2016January 25, 2017

KHAJU BRIDGE (POL-e KHAJU)

Built in the peak of the Safavid Dynasty in 16th century Iran, in order of Shah Abbas II, the illustrious Pol-e Khaju (Khaju Bridge) is a very unique gem in Iranian and global architecture. Since it was built, travellers and visitors from all across the nation and globe came to value its beauty. Lavishly decorated...

CHEHEL SOTOUN
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March 20, 2016January 25, 2017

CHEHEL SOTOUN

The Enchanting Chehel Sotoun Palace Built on the beautiful landscape of Isfahan city during the reign of Shah Abbas II in 1646; Chehel Sotoun (Forty Pillars) is one of the most magnificent palaces in Iran. The astounding palace served as a place of leisure and entertainment for the king and his royal family. Surrounded by...

NAGHSH-e JAHAN SQUARE
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March 7, 2016June 18, 2017

NAGHSH-e JAHAN SQUARE

The Extravagant Naghsh-e Jahan Square Built in the heart of beautiful Isfahan early 17th century, Meidan-e Emam, also known as Naqsh-e Jahan Square, was the Royal Square of Isfahan and the staple of Persian socio-culture. The enormous square is surrounded by antiquated historical and monumental buildings all around. Ali Qapu Palace, the Royal Mosque (Shah...

JAMEH MOSQUE OF ISFAHAN
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March 7, 2016June 15, 2017

JAMEH MOSQUE OF ISFAHAN

The Historic Jameh Mosque of Isfahan Of the most antiquated standing mosques in Iran, the magnificent Jameh Mosque of Isfahan or Masjed-e Jāmé Isfahan, is the sweet fruit of over twelve centuries of Iranian Islamic architecture. There is much to be seen as one looks around from the center of the courtyard; however most of...

ISFAHAN BAZAAR
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November 16, 2015June 7, 2017

ISFAHAN BAZAAR

Dating back to the historic times of the 17th century, the Bazaar of Isfahan is known to be one of the largest and oldest bazaars of the Middle East. Located in downtown Isfahan, this old market place has kept true to its antiquated appearance with its vaulted ceiling on top of a two kilometer street....

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