Jolfa Street

Jolfa Street in Isfahan

Jolfa Street Isfahan   Jolfa Street is located in Isfahan  .This historical street is an Armenian quarter near the Vank cathedral .It is built by Shah Abbas I, In Safavid dynasty. Historians believe that, Julfa were famous for their silk trade, Shah Abbas treated the population well and hoped that their resettlement in Isfahan would be beneficial to […]

Ali Qapoo Palace

Ali Qapoo Palace

 Ali Qapoo Palace there is an  palace in Isfahan which made by Shah Abbas I, in the Safavid period, led from the west side of the present Maidan-e Imam to the park the Shah called Naqsh-e Jahan, the Image of the World, that name is Ali Qapoo palace. Ali Qapoo palace has about Forty eight […]

Naein Jaame Mosque

Naein Jaame Mosque

Naein Jaame Mosque : One of the oldest mosques in Iran which dates back to 1000 years ago is Naein Jaame mosque. Naein is near Isfahan.With its rectangular courtyard that is surrounded with hypostyles on three sides it has a beautiful simple style. You can observe the Mihrab at the one side of these hypostyles. […]

Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square of Isfahan

Naqsh-e Jahan Square Naqsh-e Jahan Square : is a square situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. It is 160 metres (520 ft) wide by 560 metres (1,840 ft) long[2] (an area of 89,600 square […]

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque of Isfahan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque : Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque built in Safavid Empire in starting 1603 and finishing 1610, and is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Esfahan, Iran Shaykh Bahai built this mosque during the reign of Shah Abbas I of Persia. This beautifully decorated […]

Amir Chakhmagh Square Yazd

Amir Chakhmagh Square of Yazd

Amir Chakhmagh Square Yazd : Amir Chakhmagh is a complex which includes caravanserai, a tekyeh, a bathhouse, a cold water well, and a confectionery. Referring to Dr. Vahdat Zad, an architectural historian, who has worked on the spatial aspects of the square, it was built at 15th century by Jalal O Din e Amir Chakhmagh. […]

Imam Mosque - Isfahan

Imam Mosque of Isfahan

Imam Mosque – Isfahan :   Imam Mosque – Isfahan : After Iranian revolution this mosque known as Imam Mosque or Jaame’ Abbasi Mosque, but before that it called Shah mosque and it is located in south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square and  Built during the Safavid dynasty. You can visit the masterpieces of Iranian […]

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Jaame Mosque of Yazd

  One of the most historical monuments in Iran is Jaame mosque which goes back to 14th century ago. Around this mosque, there are Bazaar and bath houses and libraries. Yazd Jaame mosque has an Azari structure of Persian architecture. The dazzling and magnificent dome makes it more glorious and it’s decorating with turquoise and […]

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Si-o-seh pol of Isfahan

Si-o-seh pol Allāhverdi Khan Bridge, popularly known as Si-o-seh pol , “The bridge of thirty-three spans”) is one of eleven bridges in Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on the Zayandeh River with the total length of 297.76 metres (976.9 ft). It is one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design.   Built […]

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Shrine of Masoumeh Qom

Shrine of Masoumeh Qom   The shrine (of Fatima al-Ma’ssooma) was at first as a shed of straw mat erected according to the order of Musa bin Khazraj al-Ash’ari, now it has a high gold dome, around which high minarets rising towards the Heaven.   The first dome, after that straw mat shed, was built […]