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Isfahan

Walk through beautiful boulevards, over covered bridges, marvel at fantastic palaces, mosques, and minarets. Visit the great ancient square, Naghsh-e Jahan. Bargain in the bazaars, eat at a traditional restaurant and savor flavorful and exotic Persian cuisine.

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Visit the great hub of tourism in Iran, The most famous city of Iran for its attractions and architecture. A city which was once one of the largest cities in the world, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. Led to the Persian proverb "Esfahan Nesf-e Jahan ", Isfahan is the half of the world. Visit the Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of the Iranian-Islamic architecture designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. See the Zayande River starts in the Zagros Mountains, flows from west to east through the heart of Isfahan. The city is located in the lush plain of the Zayanderud River at the foothills of the Zagros mountain range. Get familiar with the great producers of handicrafts, fine carpets, textiles, steel, Alloys and an attraction for international investments. Isfahan has the largest shopping mall with a museum in the world and has the largest indoor amusement park in the middle-east. Visit "Pol-e Khaju", which was built by Shah Abbas II in 1650 is 123 meters long with 24 arches, and also serves as a sluice gate. Enjoy the extraordinary dishes like Fesenjan, Beryouni and savor tasty famous sweets.

 

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 Itinerary 

 

Start Isfahan expedition by visiting the famous square, one of the UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, named Naqsh-e Jahan (Image of the World), and  visit other buildings surrounding the square that each one is an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture, the Imam Mosque in the south, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque in the east and Ali Qapu Palace in the west side after that spend a half day exploring the city and bartering at the bazaar. 

 

Start the day by visiting The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan (UNESCO World Heritage Site), then go on explore the beauty of Chehel Sotoun (Forty Columns), enjoy the richly decorated walls with frescoes, miniatures and ceramics and have a chance to walk in the palace garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site), after that continue visiting Hasht Behash palace (Eight Paradises)a small survived palace from Safavid era surrounded by delightful gardens, take the time to observe the paintings on the walls with the stories they tell about this country. End the journey by visiting the bridge of thirty-three spans called Si-o-se-pol and Khajo bridge.

 

Drive toward out of the city to Visit the Menar-e-jomban (Shaking Minarets) and see how the 7.5m height minarets are Shaking, which makes you feel the intelligence of the ancient architecture, then continue along with the road till get to the Atashgah (The Fire temple) and explore the pre-Islamic complex, in the way back go visit the Bird garden and the Aquarium of Isfahan and get familiar with more than 5000 birds and living creatures in different species from five continents. Continue toward The Holy Savior Cathedral, known as Vank Cathedral, located in Julfa district, then leave in the behind the historical site toward a modern one, the Isfahan Music Museum, a place where contains a collection of 300 traditional music instruments from all over the county and enjoy a live performance on the spot.

 

We move from the Kowsar Hotel to the Varzaneh in the morning. The length is approximately 120 km and it consumes approximately 1 hr and 30 minutes. Explore the historical Citadel of Ghortan, visiting Varzaneh highlights including Gav chah, Asyab shotor and Karbafy workshop. Then, after the lunch, Enjoying the Sand Dune of desert and spend time near Wetland Gavkhooni.

 

 

 

 

5 reasons to travel to Isfahan:

  1. More than 6000 monuments that 3 of them has been registered as UNESCO heritage.
  2. UNESCO announced Isfahan as a creative city
  3. Experiencing delicious food like: Beryan and Yoghurt stew
  4. Abbasi hotel, the oldest hotel in Iran
  5. The sweet accent of people

 

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Book this tour as a private departure, with your own local tour guide and all the benefits of a HiPersia group tour for any group, big or small even just one traveller (any day you want). 

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2018-01-15 | by HiPersia Executive unit
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