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Shah Abbas I  changed the capital from Qazvin to Isfahan

Why Shah Abbas I  changed the capital from Qazvin to Isfahan
The initial reason that Shah Abbass I decided to move the location of the capital to Esfahan was that the climate of Qazvin did not suit him. Besides astronomers had predicted that the fortune of Qazvin would change into misfortune soon. On the other hand, during a trip to Esfahan, the idea came to the king that Esfahan would be a new, suitable choice for the capital.

How to visit Isfahan in Two- days

How to visit Isfahan in Two- days

Isfahan is the most important and beautiful tourist destination for all travelers. This beautiful historic city with the most beautiful architectural monuments and hospitable people grabs the heart of the tourist. So a trip to Iran without Isfahan would not be complete. The beauty of Isfahan is not limited to its historical monuments.
The local culture -  artworks -  crafts -  souvenirs and fine restaurants with traditional and international cuisine will have you to stay for many days.

One day free tour in Isfahan

One day free tour in Isfahan
Most Isfahan monuments, like other countries, have entrance fees. But some of these places are public and you can visit them free, just pay Taxi rent.
Follow us on this free one-day tour.

Isfahan One-day city tour program

How to visit Isfahan
Isfahan is the most important and beautiful tourist destination for all travelers. This beautiful historic city with the most beautiful architectural monuments and hospitable people grabs the heart of the tourist. So a trip to Iran without Isfahan would not be complete. The beauty of Isfahan is not limited to its historical monuments.
The local culture -  artworks -  crafts -  souvenirs and fine restaurants with traditional and international cuisine will have you to stay for many days.

How to visit Isfahan

How to visit Isfahan
Isfahan is the most important and beautiful tourist destination for all travelers. This beautiful historic city with the most beautiful architectural monuments and hospitable people grabs the heart of the tourist. So a trip to Iran without Isfahan would not be complete. The beauty of Isfahan is not limited to its historical monuments.
The local culture -  artworks -  crafts -  souvenirs and fine restaurants with traditional and international cuisine will have you to stay for many days.

Isfahan attracts the eye and heart of the traveler

How Isfahan attracts the eye and heart of the travelers
Isfahan as one of the oldest cities in Iran and the most important Iran's tourist destination  annually hosts millions of tourists from all over the world
This beautiful city is known as Iran's Florence. It offers the most beautiful historical and artistic works to its visitors.
All travelers have considered Isfahan as the best part of their trip.

Isfahan Briefly

Isfahan Briefly
Esfahan shines brilliantly in the galaxy of the world's famous art cities. In Iran and beyond it, the name Esfahan is uttered as sweetly as the word love. Esfahan looks after its visitors patiently and kindly. It shines from its old quarter of Jubareh to its Safavid dynasty treasures. This wonderful treasure house of art and architecture lying beside the life-giving river (Zayandeh Rud) delights all who travel to Esfahan. The city takes pride in its artisans who have, with the land and the river shaped this historic gem.

Visit around Isfahan Province

Visit around Isfahan Province

The province of Esfahan is the main tourist destination of Iran for different good reason. Its abundance of tree-lined boulevards, Persian gardens, and important Islamic artistic buildings like mosques, palaces, bazaars, and Caravanserais give it a visual appeal unmatched by any other Iranian city and the many artisans who work there strengthen its reputation as a living museum of traditional culture. Walking through the historic bazaar, the scenic bridges and the Unesco World Heritage site will surely be one of the highlights of your holiday.
This diversity of unique historical sites is not limited to Isfahan's city but also you can find more other ones in cities around the capital of Isfahan Province.

Isfahan's natural view

Isfahan's natural view
Esfahan province is located in the center of the Iranian plateau. It occupies an area of more than 100,000 sq. km and stretches for about 540 km from east to west and for 400 km from north to south. Its easternmost town is Khur-Biabanak, westernmost, Fereidun-Shahr, northernmost, Aran, and southernmost, Semirom.
Mountains Of two Iranian major mountain chains, Alborz and Zagros, the Zagros rims the Esfahan province in the west and provides it with ruggedly mountainous and spectacular terrain.

Famous Travelers to Esfahan

Famous Travelers to Esfahan
Fortunately for a researcher, Esfahan has always remained a halting point for any traveler. A succession of voyagers, drawn to the country either by commercial interests or by a taste for exploration, has left valuable accounts of Esfahan's glorious past. The first comprehensive picture of the city is given by Naser Khosrow (10041088), the celebrated Persian poet, philosopher, and Ismailite propagandist.

Arts of Esfahan

Arts of Esfahan
The "Esfahan period covers a span of about 125 years from 1598, when Shah Abbas the Great transferred the Iranian capital to Esfahan, to the city's conquest in 1722 by the Afghans. Without a doubt, it is the highest point of Esfahan's long, rich history of art.
Architecture and art developed in Esfahan on three main levels: the refined, the monumental, and the utilitarian. The fine arts, particularly painting and the whole arts of the book, were commissioned primarily for private use and were produced mainly for privileged connoisseurs.

All about Isfahan

Esfahan City
Esfahan is an old city with dozens of historical monuments. It is a living museum where people enjoy a most pleasant climate with joyous spring mornings and refreshing autumns. Esfahan is a city with a history as old as Persia itself. This eternal city with its favourable climate and unique geography has been the focal point for art and culture through the Seljuk (11th and 12th century) and Safavid (16th and 17th century) eras until the present day.