Esfahan the Persian Florence
Isfahan is the symbol of Iranian tourism. A specific identity
Esfahan: A city where people live in a museum
A city where people are artists. The old brilliant history and unique historical monuments of Isfahan, have introduced it as one of the main tourist cities in the world and Iran. Only Florence and Beijing are comparable to Isfahan, Andrea
The Isfahan historical monuments are a collection of the best Iranian architecture styles. They completed over a thousand years period. These historical sites which most of them are belong to the Isfahan Islamic period are one of the best architectural masterpieces of Iran. Isfahan is a museum city with many historical sites that Naghsh-e-Jahan sq, Alighapo Palace, Imam and Sheikh Lotfolah mosque, Qeisarieh Bazar, Chehel Sotoon & HashtBehest palace, Jame mosque, the bridges over Zayande rood and Abbassi Hotel are the most prominent of them.
Isfahan is the most popular Iran travel destination with all old and new attractions.
10 Interesting facts about Isfahan:
1- Isfahan is the
2- The Naghsh-e Jahan Square(length560 m,width160), is one of the largest squares in the world.
3- Isfahan is the second capital of the Safavid dynasty(1006 AH, by Shah Abbas)
4- Isfahan was the supreme city of the Middle East(Shah Abbas II), was even more beautiful than Constantinople.
5- Most Isfahan historical monuments back to the Islamic era.
The Zoroastrian fire temple is one of the pre-Islamic buildings.
6- Isfahan's glory and beauty
7- sheep and ram are the animal symbol of Isfahan.
8- There are more than 6,000 historical sites in Isfahan and named "half of the world or the museum city".
9- Esfahan has signed twinning pact or sister cities with 16 cities
10- The oldest world hotel is in Isfahan