Isfahan

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ISFAHAN, HALF OF THE WORLD

Isfahan Travel Guide

Having various natural landscapes and archaeological sites, Isfahan proves to be more challenging to be put into words. From the fabled mosques, hundred-meters-wide bridges, and magnificent squares to the narrow hallowed alleys dead-ended, Isfahan easily excels ordinary catchy titles and short bios!

The rise of the Safavid Empire in Persia was an epic turning point for Isfahan to be turned into one of the most prominent cities in Iran. Having wise rulers like Shah Tahmasb and Shah Abbas, waves of cultural and religious reforms brought about thousands of peasants migrating to the town and the expansion of the city.

What to Do in Isfahan?

Isfahan offers the cultural enthusiast a huge range of activities; countless archaeological sites, mesmerizing gardens, and artistic bridges are a few to mention.

You may have heard the proverb “Isfahan Nesf-e Jahan” meaning that “Isfahan is half of the world” alluding to the mud-brick architectural sensations, like Si-o-Se Pol,Aali Qapu Palace,Shah Mosque, Naqsh-e Jahan Square, and so forth. The beauties and wonders keep floating in the city and among people; hospitable locals, saffron-rich dishes, and the pleasant weather are some to mention.

The harmonic combination of modernity and tradition can be observed through the lens of each and every visitor. People have implemented technological devices to ease the routine life, yet preserved their culture and traditions in their lives as well.

When is the Best Time to Visit Isfahan?

If you are a nature seeker and do not want to miss the beauties and wonders of nature, March to June are preferred months to make an elaborate visit to Isfahan, otherwise, you can have easy access to other parts during each month of the year.

So, it may be the time to pack your bags and buy your tickets to Isfahan since strolling around the city takes you back to the times when half the world was engulfed by margins of a small town.


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