Wednesday, October 05, 2011
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Monday, June 20, 2011
It was originally constructed during the 11th century, in the southeast wing of Jame Mosque and Kohne Square but various arcades and rooms were later added to it. The present remnant dates from the Safavid period, during which the Qaysariya Bazaar was built in the north wing of Naqshe Jahan Square , and was developed as a subtitute for Kohneh Square .
Monday, May 30, 2011
The Golden Age of Isfahan arrived in the 16th century under Shah Abbas the great .(1587–1629), who conquered it and made it the new capital of the Safavid dynasty. During the reign of Shah Abbas I, who unified Persia, Isfahan reached its pinnacle. Isfahan had parks, libraries and mosques that amazed Europeans.
Ali Qapu is located on the western side of the Naghshe Jahan Square opposite toSheikh Lotfolah mosque , and had been originally designed as a vast portal. It is forty-eight meters high and there are seven floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral staircase. In the sixth floor music room, deep circular niches are found in the walls, having not only aesthetic value, but also acoustic.
Monday, May 02, 2011
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Of course, it is impossible to enter Masuleh with a car. Maybe this is the reason why the original atmosphere of the villages has survived.