Isfahan

Isfahan, Half of the World

Isfahan province is situated in the center of the plateau of Iran, which is bordered on the west and southwest with the Zagross mountain to a relatively dry region on its east, and on northeastern borders, there exist some dispersed mountains that are not higher than 2200 meters. It’s bounded on the south by a mountainous region. Totally, all parts of Isfahan have access to proper roads. This province has four- season climate. Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan province.

Some say that ESPAHAN drives from the word Sepah, which means army and point to the main function of the city in early times. Other say Isfahan is the Arabic term for Espahan which comes from the word Aspa means horse.

In ancient times, it was common for the famous cities to have a zodiacal symbol. Isfahan’s sign is Archer, that is a creature with the head and shoulders of a man and the body of a tiger, with bow and arrow in hand, moving towards the mouth of a dragon, which is his tail.

Isfahan - Half of the World
Horoscope of Isfahan

The symbol of Isfahan

On the cobblestone of a street in Freiburg – Germany, Isfahan is famous for its Persian-Islamic architecture. Most of the historical architectures are from the Safavi Emperorship. It has a lot of monuments which have been a sight seeing target for different tourists. To get an idea on how much time you should spend in Isfahan, there is a half-rythme which says “Isfahan nesf-e-jahan” which means Isfahan is half of the world. It’s because of all of the different attractions is Isfahan. Bridges, Bazaars (old markets), Churches and Cathedrals, Gardens and Parks are only part of the different sights which tourists should definitely visit.

Some of the most important sights:

  • Naqsh-e-Jahan Square
  • Kaju Bridge
  • Si-o-Seh Pol
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Third adjunct, alley number 37, Ibne Sina St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Emamzadeh seyed Davood St, Khour-va-Biabanak, Isfahan, Iran.

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Javaheri Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Buin Miandasht, Isfahan, Iran.

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Kariz Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Mesr Village, Khour-va-Biabanak, Esafahn, Iran.

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Ashtian Village, Choopanan, Naeein, Isfahan, Iran.

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Negaar Varzaneh Traditional Guest House – Isfahan

No.28, Negaar Varzaneh Traditional Guest House, Masjed Jam-e (Jam-e mosque) Alley, Shahid Beheshti St., Varzaneh, Isfahan, Iran.

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Khayam Guesthouse – Isfahan

Chaharsough Shiraziha, Next to Taleghani street, Aiatollah Kashani street, Isfahan, Iran.

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Eskandar Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Behin castle alley, Castle quarter, Safaei St, Jandagh, Isfahan, Iran.

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Aeeineh Khane St, Isfahan, Iran

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Iran Hotel – Isfahan

Sepahan alley, Chahar Bagh Abbasi St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Azadi Hotel – Isfahan

At the beginning of Masjed Seyed St, Takhti cross junction, Chahar Bagh St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Ava Hotel – Isfahan

Behind Saderat bank, Vafaei cross junction, Masjed Seyed St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Jolfa Hotel – Isfahan

Kelisa Vank alley, Khaghani cross junction, Hakim Nezami St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Jamshid Hotel – Isfahan

Haj Mohamad Ali arcade, between Takhti cross junction and Darvazeh Dollat, Chahar Bagh St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Jahangardi Mahan Hotel – Isfahan

22 Bahman St, Bozorgmehr St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Hakim Hotel – Isfahan

Hakim St, Sepah St, Isfahan, Iran.

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Homam Hotel – Isfahan

At the top of the Sofeh terminal, Hezarjarib St, Darvazeh Shiraz, Isfahan, Iran.

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Almon Guest House – Isfahan

Number 2, Seyed Hassan Fatemi alley, Shahid Jamshidi alley, Esteghlal St, Hassan Abad country, Jarquyeh country, Isfahan, Iran.

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Ayroni Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Iraj village, Khour-va-Biabanak, Isfahan, Iran.

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Chapaker Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Chapaker quarter, Varzaneh country, Isfahan, Iran.

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Bagham village, Olya vill, Ardestan country, Isfahan, Iran

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Mehrejan Eco-Guest House – Isfahan

Mehrejan village, Khour-va-Biabanak county, Isfahan, Iran.

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€63,00

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Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€13,00

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€23,50

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€55,00

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Isfahan Rafting
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Zaman Khan, Saman, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran
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€45,00

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Isfahan Roof Top – Soffeh Mountain (2257m)
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Mount Sofeh, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€7,00

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Varzaneh Desert, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€18,00

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Camping at desert
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€63,00

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Vartoon Natural Hot Sulfur Springs (580 years old bath)
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Varton, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€24,50

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Teimareh Petroglyphs – Engraved Figures (Up to 17000 years old)
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Golpayegan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€25,00

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Naghshe jahan Square & Surroundings
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Qeysarie Gate, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€11,00

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Takhte Foolad Historical Cemetery, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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€14,00

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Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
3 hours

€10,50

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Solitude in the Iran Central Desert
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Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
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Ashkavand, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran

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Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran

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Aun Art House, Number 114, ground floor of art house, boustan mellat street, Isfahan, Iran

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Nightlife

Nightlife is a collective term for entertainment that is available and generally more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning. In Isfahan it includes live music, concerts, theater, cinemas, shows, mountains, historical bridges, some markets, some restaurants, historical tea houses and some historical café shops. These venues often require a cover charge for admission. Nightlife entertainment is often more adult-oriented than daytime entertainment. People who prefer to be active during the night-time are called night owls.

TAP Persia Recommendation:

  • Tea Houses
  • Tea Houses in Khaghani
  • Hovhannes House (Toranj Food Complex) historical tea house, restaurant and café shop
  • Firouz Sherbat Cafe
  • Minas historical tea house, restaurant and café shop
  • Safavi Historical Tea House and café shop
  • Jolfa historical roof restaurant and café shop
  • Arc Restaurant and café shop in Jolfa
  • Haj Mirza restaurant in Naghshe Jahan square
  • Dehdashti ( Hugo ) historical restaurant ,cofe shop and tea house in Tayeb street
  • Abbasi Hotel ( traditional and historical ) tea house, cafe shop and restaurant
  • Zagros restaurant in Sofeh Mountain
  • Darian historical tea house, restaurant and café shop in city canter
  • Atigh-o-dolleh historical restaurant ,cofe shop and tea house in Hakim street
  • Sofeh Mountain
  • Allah Verdi khan bridge( 33 bridges)
  • Khaju Bridge
  • Isfahan City Center Complex
Night Life Isfahan
Night Life Isfahan

Unesco Sites

 

Naghsh- E- Jahan Square

Atig Jme Mosque

Chehelsotoon palace

The Collection of Historical Bridges (2008)

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