Isfahan is one of the most important cities in Iran, because it has been the capital of Persia during Safavid era in the 16th and 17th centuries. The city retains much of its past glory. It is famous for its Persian-Islamic architectures and unique attractions which some of them are UNESCO Heritage.
Monar Jonban (shaking minarets)
In fact it is a shrine over the grave of Amu Abdollah, a hermit, which was built in the 14th century. The wonderful feature of this building, if one of the minarets is shaken, the other one shakes as well.
Allah Verdi Khan Bridge
The bridge was built during the rule of Shah Abbas the Great. It is named (si-o seh pol) or bridge of 33 arches over Zayandeh River.
Chehel Setun or forty columns place
Located in the east of Chahar Bagh Abbasi street and in the west of Naghsh-Jahan square. The reflection of twenty columns of the building in the fountain caused the building named forty columns.
The bazaar is a historic market dates back to Saljuqid and Safavid period. The main entrance called Qeysariyeh, the origin structure was constructed during the 11th century.
Imam Square (Naghsh-e Jahan)
The square is located at the center of Isfahan, it was built between 1598 and 1629. It is one of the most important sites which is UNESCO world heritage as well. The square is surrounded by the monuments of Safavid era.
It is one of the oldest and finest bridge in Isfahan, which was built at the time of Shah Abbas II around 1650. It has two functions a bridge and a dam.
Ali Qapu is a typical place of Safavid era. It was constructed by the order of Shah Abbas I. The place is a five-storey building, every storey has special decoration.
It is one of the most famous and most beautiful churches in Iran due to the art of architecture. The cathedral was established in 1606. Interior decorated with eye-catching paintings.
It is one of the entertainment center in Isfahan, which is opened for the first time in Iran, more than 5000 species of various birds from different countries could be seen.
Isfahan fire temple or mount Atashgah is one of the ancient buildings in Isfahan, which is located in the west of the city. Close the Zayandeh river on a hill.
The bridge also called Choubi or Jouei. A bridge with a short width and 147 m long is situated between Allahverdi Khan and Khaju bridge.
Hasht Behesht (Eight Paradise Place)
The place was built in 1669 during the rule of Safavids. This is a two-storey building with beautiful decoration and motifs. It is located in Char Bagh-e Abbasi street.