Gardens & Parks in Isfahan
Some of the Gardens & Parks in Isfahan can be listed as below:
The Birds garden of Isfahan was founded in 1990s by the municipality of Isfahan and it’s now under supervision of the recreation and welfare organization of the municipality. The Birds garden has an area of 17000 m². It’s enclosed and covered by a chain-link fence pitched on 11 metal columns with the height of at most 22 m. More than 5000 birds from 130 different species are kept in the garden each one with the related living conditions. The birds belong to the different parts of Iran and also other countries like Australia, Indonesia, China and Tanzania.
The Flower garden of Isfahan which is a recreational, cultural, educational and research centerwas one of Iran’s great natural environment projects, which was completed in 1990s in Isfahan- Iran. The buildings of the garden have Iranian traditional elements.The entrance pavilion includes a building with the dimensions of 6×9 meters and a height of 6 m. At the ground floor, there is an information office. The whole landscape of the garden can be viewed from the deck of the building’s first floor. The second floor includes a hall for showing movies and slides about various kinds of plants and flowers.
The Rock garden has 250 rock plant species covering an area of 2500 m².
The Waterfall is located on the eastern side of the rock garden. It is 4 m high and constructed with various river stones.
The Pond on the southeastern side of the garden stretches over 3500 m². It helps freshening the air of the garden and for growing various water plants.
Playground for children separated from other parts of the garden by various kinds of hedges.
Main plant area which is wholly covered by lawn. The garden has been varied by planting different kinds of plants such as seasonal and permanent flowers and ornamental shrubs. In the center of the garden, a carpet-like design has been made by different flowers. The 5000 m² paths are covered by granite stones with different shapes.
Rose garden for growing the various kinds of roses cultivated in Iran.
The Greenhouse has been built over 700 m² on the northeastern side of the garden due to the shortage of flowers in winter.
The word Nazhvan consists of two words Nazh, which means “poplar” in Persian and van, which is a Persian suffix for place. Therefore Nazhvan means “a place for poplars”. Nazhvan has an area of 1200 ha and is located in the western part of the city. It’s the only remaining part of the green space in the suburban area of Isfahan. It plays the role of Isfahan’s lungs and has a special importance from the bioenvironmental point of view for the city. ZayanderoodRiver flows through the middle of the garden and this is one of the distinguished features of Nazhvan that makes it different from other parks in Isfahan. As parts of the Project for prosperity of Nazhvan, the local government of Isfahan created facilities in Nazhvan as nearby recreational area like sport grounds, a swimming pool, a campsite, playgrounds for children, also facilities for horse droshky, horse sport, boating and cycling.