Isfahan Attractions

Isfahān is the capital of Isfahān Province in Iran, located about 340 km (2111 Imiles) south of Tehrän. It flourished from 1050 to 1722, particularly in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Safavid era, when it became the capital … Read More

Historical Churches in Iran + History

The majority of churches in Iran that possess historical and artistic value were built around the eight century A.H. or the 14th century AD, and the period thereafter. Of course, this does not mean that there were no churches existing … Read More

Vank Cathedral

Vank Cathedral is one of the largest and most beautiful churches of Iran, the cathedral was completed in 1664. It includes a bell-tower, built in 1702, a printing press, founded by Bishop Khachatoor, a library established in 1884, and a … Read More

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Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square Built by Shah Abbas I the Great at the beginning of the 17th century, and bordered on all sides by monumental buildings linked by a series of two-storeyed arcades, the site is known for the Royal Mosque, … Read More

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Jameh Mosque of Isfahan

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan (‘Friday mosque’) located in the historic centre of Isfahan, can be seen as a stunning illustration of the evolution of mosque architecture over twelve centuries, starting in ad 841. It is the oldest preserved edifice of … Read More

33 Pol (Thirty-three bridge)

Thirty-three bridge or Allahverdi Khan bridge has 33 openings, 295 meters long and 14 meters wide, that constructed by Allahverdi Khan Aundyladzeh on the Zanyandeh roud (river) in Isfahan city and during the Shah Abbas Safavi (king) region. This bridge … Read More

Ardestan Moon Qanat (Aqueduct)

In Ardestan, Iran, there is a Qanat with two levels of water lying over each other, called the Moon Qanat. The 1st level is 30 meters deep, and the 2nd level is 27 meters deep, so the high difference is … Read More