Isfahan Attractions

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Zurkhaneh: A Place for a Heroic Sport

Zurkhaneh, a Spiritual Gymnasium There is an ancient sport that the people of Isfahan are still familiar with and consider it a symbol of heroism and morality. These places are known as Zurkhanehs that are indoor gyms. In the past, they…

Monar Jonban & Fire Altars

A Tomb near the Zayandeh Rud River On the banks of the Zayandeh Rud River in the western part of Isfahan, there is a monument that has amazed its visitors for the past five decades. Monar Jonban, literary meaning Shaking Minarets, was built…

Jameh Atiq Mosque

The Greatest Museum of Iranian and Islamic Architecture. This is the title given to the Jameh Atiq (ancient) Mosque of Isfahan. Jameh Atiq Mosque with an area of ​​20,000 square meters is one of the best examples of mosques of the Islamic…

Historical Bridges of Isfahan

Zayandeh Rud River Zayandeh Rud River passes through the middle of the city of Isfahan and divides this city into two northern and southern parts. The liveliness and life of Isfahan depended on this river. When Zayandeh Rud is flowing, farmers…

Jolfa quarter

Jolfa is a quarter located in the southwestern part of Isfahan. This neighborhood was given to the Armenians of Isfahan during the Safavid dynasty under the reign of Shah Abbas, the Great. This quarter is named after the prior settlement of…
Si-o-se-pol

Si-o-se-pol Bridge

Si-o-se-pol Bridge is the longest bridge over the Zayandeh Rud River. This bridge is about 300 meters long and 14 meters wide. It was built on a river that now divides Isfahan into two northern and southern parts. Sio-se-pol Bridge is also…

Chehel Sotoun; Persian Garden

Chehel Sotoun Chehel Sotoun complex is one of the examples of Persian garden. Many archaeologists believe that Pasargadae, the burial place of Cyrus the Great in Fars province, is considered to be the first example of Persian gardens. In…

Qeysarie Bazaar

On the northern side of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Qeysarie Bazaar is located. Qeysarie Bazaar is one of the greatest and oldest Bazaars in Iran. This Bazaar has many sections, including, shops, mosques, schools and caravanserais. When Shah…

Jame Abbasi Mosque (Shah Mosque)

Throughout the history, each dynasty has tried to show its glory and diminish the role of its previous dynasties. That said, Shah Abbas was no exception either. After declaring Isfahan as his capital in 1597, Shah Abbas the Great tried to make…

Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square or Meidan Emam (in Isfahan, Iran) is the second largest square in the world after Tiananmen Square in China. This square covers an approximate area of ​​80,000 square meters. Generally, Naqsh-e Jahan Square is a 163…