Isfahan, from its ancient designation Aspadana and, later, Spahan in middle Persian, rendered in English as Ispahan, is a major city in the Greater Isfahan Region, Isfahan Province, Iran.
Isfahan province, also transliterated as Esfahan, Espahan, Isfahan, or Isphahan, is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran. It is located in the center of the country in Iran's Region 2. Its secretariat is located in the city of Isfahan.Learn more
Isfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Spahan, Sepahan, Esfahan or Hispahan, is a major city in Iran, Greater Isfahan Region. It is located 406 kilometres south of Tehran and is the capital of Isfahan Province.Learn more
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Isfahan is a city in Iran, capital of the province of Isfahan. It is located 211 miles (340 km) south of Tehran. Former capital of Iran, the city of Isfahan abounds in multiple treasures, it attracts many tourists from around the world. Capital of the Persian Empire between the 16th and 18th centuries, it was one of the largest cities in the world. This prosperous era has left its mark on its architecture, which is full of palaces, mosques, minarets and other impressive Islamic monuments. The main square of Isfahan, named Naghsh-e Jahan is one of the largest squares in the world, it is even named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The square was built in the 16th and 17th century and is surrounded by beautiful buildings that are connected by a series of arcades and decorated with small painted tiles. It is the center of activity of the city where everyone meets. Not to be missed! Around Naghsh-e Jahan Square, there are access to 4 monuments: the royal mosque Jame is the largest in the country and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the mosque of Sheykh Lotfollah and access to the palaces and bazaar. You can also admire the beautiful gardens of Chechel Sotun palaces. The bazaar is a must for shopping in Isfahan. You will find all kinds of local products, the craftsmen propose traditional objects, and you will be able to attend street shows. The city is full of bridges as different and spectacular as each other, you must pass by one of them during your stay. As you will have understood, Isfahan is an ideal destination for visitors to discover the architecture of its many mosques and bridges and its ancient history. The city is full of gems of the time to discover which will leave you speechless.
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