Isfahan Free Walking Tour
In Isfahan Free Walking Tour, you will walk with us for 3 hours and get familiar with Isfahan’s must-see places, you’ll also know a lot about the city’s history, art, and culture. Let’s start walking through Sepah street toward Naqsh-e Jahan Square. On the way, you can watch the old and modern shops and pass by Chehel Sotoun Palace which is one of the Persian gardens and dates back to the Safavid time.
Suddenly, at the end of the street, you face a rectangular magnificent square with lively atmosphere. A sight which doesn’t belong to our world. Naqsh-e Jahan Square is glorious and ingenuous. It seems like you have travelled to Persia in the Safavid era. The series of arches all around the square, vibrant bazaars and four beautiful monuments on the sides.
You will see a large beautiful basin in the middle and the carriages riding by strong horses around the square. When Isfahan was chosen as the Capital City of Iran, this square was built by the Safavid King, Shah Abbas. On the west side you can observe Ali Qapou Edifice, where was the Safavid governing center. They also built a mosque only for the royal family called Sheikh Lotfollah in the east of square, and there’s Shah mosque and Qeysarie gate in the north-south axis.
While watching all these allures, we will offer you to taste one of the most delicious desserts of Isfahan, a Fereni which is very similar to panna cotta. After spending some time in the square and bazaars, let’s move to Hasht Behesht Palace that is located in a beautiful garden and nowadays it’s also a public park. You will be amazed by its superb architecture and gorgeous decoration. This palace also dates back to the Safavid time. This tour will let you get a general perception of Isfahan, covers all aspects from history to architecture and from culture to Persian cuisine.