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Naghsh-e Jahan Square
One of the largest city squares around the world, Naghsh-e Jahan Square was built at the start of the 16th century by Shah Abbas I the Great. The square is surrounded on each side by colossal buildings linked by a series of two-storey arcades. Naghsh-e Jahan Square is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some of the renowned attractions at the square comprise the Shah Mosque located on the south side of the square, Ali Qapu Palace on the west side, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque on the east side, and the Isfahan Grand Bazaar on the north side.
Jameh Mosque of Esfahan
Located in Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Jameh Mosque of Esfahan is a striking exhibit of the evolution of mosque architecture since 841 AD. It is the oldest preserved building of Mosque type in the country. The complex covers more than 20,000 square meters of area and is also the first Islamic building adapting the four-courtyard Iwan layout of Sassanid palaces to Islamic religious structural design. The domes of Jameh Mosque are double shelled ribbed and represent the architectural creativity that has inspired builders throughout the area.
Ali Qapu Palace
Constructed at the end of the 16th century as a residence of Shah Abbas I, Ali Qapu Palace is a stunning palace also serving as a majestic gateway to the royal palaces that lay in the beautiful parks. The key highlight of this palace is its high terrace boasting 18 narrow columns and offering a magnificent perspective over the square. On the upper room of the palace, there is located a music room where the stucco ceiling in riddled with the shapes of vases and a number of household utensils are cut to enhance the acoustics.
Zoroastrian Ateshkadeh is a Sassanian-era Zoroastrian fire temple located on a hillside a few kilometers to the west of the city. A short climb is rewarded with a stunning panorama of the city and the river, and the crumbling remains are a testament to the city’s rich history. Early morning climbs are highly recommended for a moment or two of tranquil contemplation.