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city of Iran

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archaeological site in Fars Province, Iran

286km

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city in Fars Province, Iran

303km

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capital city of Yazd Province, Iran

310km

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Sights

Vank Cathedral

17th-century Armenian cathedral. The interior is covered with fine paintings and gilded carvings and includes a wainscot of rich tile work. The delicately blue and gold painted central dome depicts the Biblical story of creation of the world and man's expulsion from Eden.

665m

32.63491151.655833

Bedkhem Church

Another interesting combination of Persian and Armenian religious architecture, this large church completed in 1627 is full of stunning paintings and frescoes. Behind Jolfa Square, less than 5 minute walk from Vank Cathedral.

992m

32.63644851.658527

Marnan Bridge

1.0km

32.641251.6434

Chaharbagh, Isfahan

1596, dating from the Saffavid era, the avenue is the most historically famous in all of Persia. Although it's just a regular street nowadays.

2.8km

32.6530555651.66861111

Joubi Bridge

It is one of Isfahan's oldest bridges and was built in 1665, during the Safavid era.

3.1km

32.63682551.67797222

Chehel Sotoun

1647. It is called Palace of forty columns, as there are many columns, and in Iranian, 40 means many. Incidentally, there are twenty columns, and these are reflected in the pool in front, which might also account for its name. The function of this palace was for holding religious-national ceremonies and royal festivals and for receiving royal ambassadors and guests. Its Persian Gardens are among the nine inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Contains some spectacular battle murals.

3.4km

32.657551.67222222

Ālī Qāpū

Early 17th century. It is 48 meters high and there are seven floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral staircase. In the sixth floor music room, deep circular niches are found in the walls, having not only aesthetic value, but also acoustic. It is rich in naturalistic wall paintings by Reza Abbassi, the court painter of Shah Abbas I, and his pupils. There are floral, animal and bird motifs.

3.7km

32.6572222251.67666667

Khaju Bridge

1650. It is the finest bridge in the province of Isfahan and built by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650 CE. This structure used to be ornamented with artistic tile works and paintings. It served as a teahouse.

3.7km

32.636851.6833

Ali Gholi Agha hammam

3.8km

32.668251.6674

Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Also known as shah square or imam square-1602 (Meidan Emam). The square contains two mosques, a palace, and the bazaar. The square is the largest historical public square in the world after Tiananmen Square in Beijing and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era, and souvenir shops. This a very popular place for locals to picnic on Friday and holiday evenings. When sitting on the grass locals will approach you to practise their English.

3.8km

32.6574551.67777778

Hakim Mosque, Isfahan

One of the oldest mosques in Isfahan. Built by Shah Abbas II between 1656 and 1662. Located on the site of a 10th-century mosque. The portal was covered in mud until it was discovered in 1956.

3.9km

32.66297351.674271

Sadr Madrasa

3.9km

32.66055651.676389

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

One of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, this mosque is considered to be the most beautiful in Iran. Built in 1602 by Shah Abbas I and designed by his chief architect, Sheikh Bahai. The mosque was designed to be a private mosque for the royal family and therefore it does not have any minarets. There is a tunnel from the mosque to the Royal Palace, across the square.

3.9km

32.6572222251.67888889

Bird Garden of Isfahan

mosque in Iran

4.6km

32.6408333351.60944444

Kohneh Square

5.1km

32.667651.6858

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan

Started in AD 842, this is the first Islamic building to adopt the four-courtyard layout of Sassanid palaces.

5.2km

32.6697222251.68527778

Flower Garden of Isfahan

Botanical garden.

5.4km

32.6391666751.69861111

Ghushkhaneh garden

Garden under a huge net with a lot of different birds, some locked in and some that you can walk among.

6.4km

32.6841666751.68855556

Shahrestan Bridge

11th century. It is one of the oldest surviving bridges in Iran, built in the 14th century (CE).

7.6km

32.6271555651.71775278

Fire temple of Isfahan

A Zoroastrian fire temple. This temple is dramatically set atop a rock on the outskirts of Isfahan and provides a commanding view of the city (although much of it is covered in smog). You can take one of the blue buses (ask at the drivers), which will take you there. Climbing it will be a challenge on flip-flops, impossible with them downhill.

9.0km

32.64812451.570339

Kashan

city in Iran

127km

33.9833333351.43333333

we will see

Isfahan

Iran
Isfahan is a city in central Iran, south of Tehran and is the capital of Isfahan Province. The Persians call it Nesf-e Jahan, meaning "Half of The World". Due to its beautiful hand-painted tiling and magnificent public square, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. An ancient town and capital of Persia from 1598 to 1722, it was long noted for its fine carpets and silver filigree. Today, textile and steel mills take their place. Its architecture, tree-lined boulevards and relaxed pace make it one of the highlights of Iran.

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Jan

8.8°C-2.4
Precipitation: 17.1 mm

Feb

11.9°C-0.2
Precipitation: 14.1 mm

Mar

16.8°C4.5
Precipitation: 18.2 mm

Apr

22°C9.4
Precipitation: 19.2 mm

May

28°C14.2
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Jun

34.1°C19.1
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Jul

36.4°C21.5
Precipitation: 0.7 mm

Aug

35.1°C19.8
Precipitation: 0.2 mm

Sep

31.2°C15.1
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Oct

24.4°C9.3
Precipitation: 4.1 mm

Nov

16.9°C3.6
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Dec

10.8°C-0.9
Precipitation: 19.6 mm