Esfahan Things to Do

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  • 1. Bazaar- e- Bozor

    This is one of the oldest and biggest Bazar of all Iran. The corridors are connected by small domes opened at top so that the light can come in. Oldest areas of bazar, the ones near the mosque, are...

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  • 2. Kelisa Ye Vank (Vank cathedral)

    This cathedral was built betwen 1648 and 1655. This is the heart of the armenian comunity in Iran. Scia Abbas moved the entire christian comunity from the city...

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  • 3. Pol e Khaju

    This is probably the most beautiful bridge in Esfahan. We atually ejoyed having a walk through it even if there was no river to cross.It is 110 meters long and...

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  • 4. Kakh -e Ali Qapu

    This palace was built at the end of the XVI century as residence of Scia Abbas. This six floors building was a sort of onumental gate to access the kingdom...

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  • 5. Masjed e Shah

    The building works started in 1611 from the big entrance portal (30 meters high) and they needed 4 years just to finish it. Its magnificence is not dued to...

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  • 6. Naqsh-e Jahan square

    Some guides say this is the second largest square of the world, just after Tienammen square in Beijing. According to wikipedia, there are some bigger ones. I...

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  • 7. Masjed -e Jameh

    The complex of this mosque can be considered a museum of islamic architecture though it is considered and used as a house of God. Visiting it it is possible to...

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  • 8. Shop beneath the Vaults

    Eshafan's Grand Bazaar extends almost 2 km between the ancient Jameh mosque and the city's central Naqsh-e Jahan Square. It is said to be the longest vaulted...

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  • 9. A Mosque of many styles

    The Jameh Mosque of Esfahan, the grand congregational mosque of the city provides a condensed history of Islamic architecture withing its many chambers, domes,...

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  • 10. 'Seven Colours' Mosque

    The Shah Mosque, which stands on the southern side of Esfahan's Naghsh-i Jahan Square is easily the grandest in the City. Built in the 17th Century, to supplant...

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  • 11. Vank Cathedral - Frustrating

    We made 2 attempts to visit the famous Vank Cathedral, in the Jolfa quarter of Esfahan. On each occasion the cathedral was closed, with no real explanation as...

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  • 12. Sunset Singing

    The famous Si-oh-Seh bridge crosses the Zayandeh River on its 33 arches just south of the historic centre. it leads across the river to the Jolfa (Armenian)...

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  • 13. Fire worship

    If you have visited the Shaking Minarets you might like to continue on to the ancient Zoroastrian Fire Temple - the Atashgah (Place of Fire). Little more than a...

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  • 14. Forty Columns?

    Although the name Chehel Sotoon means 40 Columns, in reality there are only 18 - and 18 more reflected in the pool. That's still only 36, but who's complaining?...

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  • 15. Vank Church

    Vank church was built around 300 years ago by Armenian Christian asylums who had to runaway from Armenia because of massacre of Christians living within the...

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  • 16. Mehr Park

    Mehr park is a very newly built park in Esfahan very close to ATASHGAH ( famous Zoroastrian temple in Esfahan ) and Menar Jonban ( a very famous mosque in...

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  • 17. Walking along Zayandeh Roud ( Zayandeh River)

    Zayandeh river is at the heart of Esfahan and gives life to agriculture of not just this city but whole Esfahan province . Zayandeh river is so generous that...

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  • 18. Esfahan flowers garden 2

    Esfahan flowers garden is a newly built garden in Esfahan and serves as a tourist spot for the city. This beautiful garden was opened in 1997 and has a very...

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  • 19. Esfahan flowers garden

    Esfahan flowers garden is a newly built garden in Esfahan and serves as a tourist spot for the city. This beautiful garden was opened in 1997 and has a very...

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  • 20. EXCHANGE MONEY - COMMISSION FREE

    Bank Melli changes money, at a good rate, commission free. Just go upstairs. This could not be easier. Other exchange places in Esfahan charge fees and/or give...

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  • 21. KHAJU BRIDGE

    The Kaju Bridge is interesting, not just for its fantastic architecture, but also how it functions. Shah Abbas II built the bridge on the foundations of an...

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  • 22. JAME MOSQUE

    The word Jamé derives from the Arabic root word ‘Jam’, meaning a place of gathering. Originally built in 771, it is one of the oldest mosques still standing in...

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  • 23. THE SHAKING MINARETS

    Monar-e-Jonban was built as a simple shrine to a local hermit and holy man, the shaking minarets are famous all across Iran. The whole open plan structure was...

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  • 24. Chehel Sotun (Forty Columns)

    The Chehel Sotun palace was built as a reception hall by Shah Abbas II in 1647. It is set in the old royal park between the Ali Qapu Palace and the Chahar Bagh...

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  • 25. Tea house under Si-o-se Pol bridge

    The Si-o-se Pol (Persian: سی وسه پل, pronounced [siː oˈseh pol],[1] which means 33 Pol, literally 33 Bridge)...

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