Isfahan: a Visit around Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Isfahan: a Visit around Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran (B)

Former capital of Persia for over a hundred years during the Safavid dynasty, Isfahan is today one of the most impressive cities of modern Iran. In its central Square, Naqsh-e Jahan, you will find one of the most outstanding open spaces in the world, comprising the main historical sites of the city and declared a UNESCO Heritage Site due to its architectural and historic significance. During my first day in Isfahan, I explored the central area around Naqsh-e Jahan Square to discover its magnificent mosques, endless bazaar and picturesque gardens and palaces. Check out the first part of my visit to Isfahan, the highlight of Iran!

I reached Isfahan from Kashan with a private transfer organised by TAP Persia, which included a stop at the Fin Garden of Kashan and Abyaneh, a beautiful village located 87km south from Kashan. Check out my post from Kashan to Isfahan: Fin Garden & the red village of Abyaneh!

TAP Persia is a tour operator whose purpose is to bring foreign guests in Iran and make them feel at home. They offer all type of services that include guided tours and hotel, bus and flight reservations. They accept payments outside of Iran through PayPal, so they’re a great option to book your transportation. I used them for all my bus tickets as well as my flight from Shiraz back to Tehran and they’re very reliable. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Isfahan: a Visit around Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Guide Location: Iran » Isfahan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Naqsh-e Jahan Square
  • Vank Cathedral
  • Iran Hotel
  • bazaar
  • Shah Mosque
  • Jameh Mosque
  • Ali Qapu Palace
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar
  • Chehel Sotoun Palace
  • Chahar Bagh e Abbasi street
  • Hasht Behesht Palace
  • Si-o-Seh Pol Bridge