Isfahan is an ancient city in the center of Iran located about 340 km south of Tehran. Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan Province and the Persians call it "Nesf-e-Jahan", meaning "Half the World" that you visit it in the isfahan tour. In terms of population, Isfahan is Iran's third largest city after Tehran and Mashhad. Isfahan is located in a semi-desert region near the Zayandeh Rud River. Isfahan is considered as a popular tourist destination and a major cultural and economic center of Iran. The city enjoys a temperate climate and regular seasons.
Isfahan tourist places
There is a vast number of places to visit in Isfahan, and it would take a long time to visit all of them. Below we have provided you with a list of the most popular destinations that every tourist will enjoy visiting.
- Chehel sotoun
- Ali Qapu palace
- Shah mosque
- Sheikh Lotfollah mosque
- The Monar Jonban
Isfahan tourist information
Experience the best of Isfahan known as “The half of the world” just in One day in our isfahan tour. Our tour begins with the visit Chehel sotoun, a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long poll in Isfahan, built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors, either on the terrace or in one of the stately reception halls. The name, "Forty Columns," was inspired by the twenty slender wooden columns supporting the entrance pavilion, which, when reflected in the waters of the fountain, are said to appear to be forty.
Then you walk toward Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Design of the world) officially known as Imam Square, the second huge square in the world, situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. It is an important historical site and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era. The Imam Mosque is situated on the south side of this square. On the west side you can find Ali Qapu Palace. Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque is situated on the eastern side of this square and the northern side opens into the Isfahan Grand Bazaar.
Afterwards you will visit to The Menar Jonban (Shaking Minarets) in isfahan tour. Construction began in the 14th century to cover the grave of Amu Abdollah. Its notable feature that if one of the minerates is shaken, the other minaret will shake as well.
At the end of our isfahan tour, we pay a visit to The Vank Cathedral that also known the church of the sainty sisters, is a cathedral located in The Julfa District of Isfahan. It is commonly referred to as the Vank which means “monastery” or “convent” in The Armenian Language.
The tour will start from the hotel in Tehran.
At the end of the isfahan tour you will transfer to Tehran. Overnight in Tehran.
Isfahan tour guide
If you're keen to explore further afield, your guide can arrange multi-day trips. They are experts in Tourism, Art and history, they’re the best tour guides who are able to open new and creative perspectives of traveling and exploring for you. They believe, the historical city of Isfahan as their hometown, has so many potentials for having tangible/intangible experiences. From the unique architecture of historical sights to habits, to handicrafts and much more.
Isfahan tourist hotel
Besides historic monuments and grand squares, Isfahan is also known in Iran for having a great diversity of hotels, hostels and other excellent types of accommodation. From five-star luxury hotels to budget hotels and hostels, different kinds of lodgings are available on the city’s splendid list. Some of Iran’s finest hotels and hostels are built in Isfahan. Most of the quality hotels and hostels in Isfahan are located around the main touristic centers of the city. Visitors have an easy access from most of the hotels in Ispahan (the old name of the city) to Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan Bazaar and many other historic spots in the city.
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