Fin Garden & Bath (Kashan)
Kashan’s Fin Garden, is one of the Iranian gardens which have the Fin’s Bath inside the garden. At 1852, Nasser Al-Din Shah, the Qajar King, murdered Amir Kabir, the prime minister of Iran in that era. The history of this garden is belonging to the Safavid dynasty. The garden’s width is about 23 thousand square meters which included a central yard surrounding with walls, fortification & shaft towers. In comparison with most of similar Iranian gardens, the Fin’s Garden supplying with significant water amount. This historical garden is one of the most visited touristic monuments of Isfahan which takes the title of ‘most visited’ in 2018 & 2019 at Persian New Year.
The Fin’s Garden and the building complex in Kashan at 07th Dec of 1935 with registration No. 238 also registered with the title of one of the “Iranian National Effects” and in years ago registered internationally at UNESCO.f
Chehel Sotoon Palace
The opportunity of visiting Chehel Sotoon in Isfahan who the kings some day walk in to it and considering the state affairs, is something happen rarely. Chehel Sotoon Palace is one of the unique high-level Iranian art works, surrounding with popular Iranian gardens and registered on UNESCO World Heritage. Watching Chehel Sotoon porch’s piles reflection on the beautiful garden’s pool and green space is the most suggested that you have not miss during your visit of Isfahan.
If you are interested in painting, miniature & mirrors, Chehel Sotoon Palace is a fantastic place for you.
Menar Jonban Minarets
Menar Jonban is another monument of Isfahan and one of the important spectaculars of the city. In the past, Menar Jonban was separated from the city and located in a village called “Karladan” but today this building is Isfahan’s part, near a neighborhood called “Nasr Abad”. This building with designed with azure tiles and the interesting point in this historical building is when you move one of the minarets, not only another one shake, but also the whole building shake too.
Aali Qapu Palace
In the past, because lack of high buildings, the first thing drew attention at arrival of the passengers and businessman to the city, was the King Abbas I or the Aali Qapu Palace. Aali Qapu or Aali Qapur is an Azeri idiom which means “Tall Gates”. The glorious Aali Qapu Palace has 6 floors and located in front of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. This multipurpose building was really important to the king because it was the place for visits and domestic & international meetings. In addition, the King Abbas and the courts, was sit here and watched the Horse Riding & Chogan matches. The interesting point is who Sheikh Bahaie built a pool in this place made of copper and stone which got full with inhale and exhale of air and helped reflection of wooden roof of Aali Qapu and air cooling but unfortunately now because of exhaustion, remaining useless. This pavilion is 2 floors at in front sight and 5 floors behind and another beautiful architecture of this pavilion is emergency staircase.
Si o Se Pol Bridge
One of the earliest architectural masterpieces of Isfahan in Safavid era on the Zayanderoud River, is Si o Se Pol Bridge in urban or Allah Verdikhan Bridge. This bridge called Pol e Jolfa Bridge in the past (because it arrived to Jolfa which newly built). In this case is, this bridge was named “Allah Verdikhan Bridge” who Allah Verdikhan, the King Abbas I famous Commander in-chief, was the building officer. Si o Se Pol has magnificent architectural who each visitor interested in. In historical books wrote earlier, Si o Se Pol, had forty spouts which in the pass of time and corruptions, convert to thirty-three spouts. Because of Zayanderoud river passing under this bridge, the lower parts of the bridge were and is cool.
This cathedral, which is recognized Isfahan’s Armenian Cathedral, built at the era of King Abbas II and similar to St. Stepanos Monastery in East Azerbaijan province of Iran. With consideration of gold works of roof and inner surface of dome and historical paintings, is one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Isfahan and the world. Inside of the cathedral and all the walls surrounding, designed by oil colored and gold water painting in Iranian style and pictures of Jesus Christ life affected by Italian paintings. This cathedral has beautiful huge dome and walls and high-top roofs and nowadays is the residence of Great Armenian Caliph of Iran and India.
Meidan Naqsh-e Jahan Sq.
Whole of the Isfahan on a side, Meidan Naqsh-e Jahan Sq. on another side. A square that become worldwide like its name “The Image of the World”. This historical complex is combination of historical buildings with historical antiquity. This square and surroundings including King’s Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Aali Qapu Palace, Qeisarieh Bazaar and other beautiful and old bazaars which built in Safavid dynasty. This complex which built, by the order of the King Abbas I, like the model of Nakhjavan Garden of Azerbaijan (the country) and made by the hand works of the artists like Mohammadreza & Aliakbar Esfahani. All the family & plural entertainments and tourism facilities is located in this square and if you stop to visit this place you will spend a lot of time on it. On the 11th century this square was one of the biggest squares of the world and it could possible to use the square space for Chogan or other entertaining matches. Nowadays Meidan Naqsh-e Jahan square is one of the main attractions for country mates and foreign tourists in Isfahan which everyday a massive number of tourists come to visit. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Aali Qapu Palace are most important monuments of the area. On the other hand we can consider the Imam Mosque and the Qeisarieh Gate of the most significant historical and touristic monuments of Isfahan.