Isfahan

Isfahan (Persianاصفهان‎‎ EsfahānAbout this sound pronunciation , historically also rendered in English as IspahanSepahan,Esfahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 kilometres (211 miles) south of Tehran. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 1,756,126 and its built-up (or metro) area was home to 2,391,738 inhabitants including Khomeynishahr, Shahinshahr, Khvorasgan, Dorcheh Piaz, Falavarjan, Kelishad Va Sudarjan, Abrisham, Kushk and Kharizsang cities. The Greater Isfahan Region had a population of 3,793,104 in the 2011 Census, the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran. The counties of Isfahan, BorkharNajafabadKhomeynishahrShahinshahr,MobarakehFalavarjanTiran o KarvanLenjan and Jay all constitute the metropolitan city of Isfahan.

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Chehelsotoon Palace


Khaju Bridge

Khaju Bridge is a bridge in the province of Isfahan, Iran, which has been described as the finest in the province. It was built by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650, on the foundations of an older bridge.


Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Persianمیدان نقش جهان‎‎ Maidān-e Naqsh-e Jahān; trans: "Image of the World Square"), known as Imam Square (میدان امام), formerly known as Shah Square (میدان شاه), is a square situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran.


Ali Qapu Palace

Isfahan, Naghsh-e Jahan.

Ali Qapu is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran. It is located on the western side of the Naqsh e Jahan Square, opposite to Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal.

 


Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 Isfahan Province, Esfahan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran. Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.


Jame Abbasi Mosque

Isfahan Province, Isfahan

The Shah Mosque, also known as Imam Mosque, renamed after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran, and Jaame' Abbasi Mosque, is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran, standing in south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square.


Vank Church

Isfahan, Naghsh-e Jahan.

Isfahan Province, Isfahan, Vank Church Alley.

 Holy Savior Cathedral, also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the New Julfa district of Isfahan, Iran. It is commonly referred to as the Vank, which means "monastery" or "convent" in the Armenian language


Monar Jonban

The Monar Jonban, or Menar-e-jomban, is a monument located in Isfahan, in central Iran. Construction began in the 14th century to cover the grave of Amu Abdollah Soqla.


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