Another interesting relic of the Saljuqi period is the Chehel Dokhtar Minaret in Esfahan. The same is adorned with brick work and ‘kufi’ inscriptions. This Minaret was constructed in the year 501 AH. by ‘Abol Fath Nahuji’ during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Ebne Malek Shah Saljuqi.
Isfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan, Esfahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 kilometres (211 miles) south of Tehran.Isfahan is the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran. The counties of Isfahan, Borkhar, Najafabad, Khomeynishahr, Shahinshahr, Mobarakeh, Falavarjan, Tiran o Karvan, Lenjan and Jay all constitute the metropolitan city of ...read more about Isfahan
Saro Taqy Mosque – Isfahan
Other mosques in Esfahan province are as follows: The mosque and minarets of the Barsian Village, Seen Mosque, Kaj and Dashti Mosque, Qotbiyeh Mosque, Zolfiqar, Dar-e-Joobareh, Aziran, Jarchi, Baq-e-Haji, Aqa Noor Mosque, Mesri, Hakim, Haji ...
Mir Emad Tomb – Isfahan
The tomb of one of the famed calligraphers of the 'nastaliq' script, known as Emad-ol-Molk and reputedly called Mir, is located in the small courtyard of the Maqsud Bek mosque.In this tomb there is a slab of marble (70 x 35 cm.) affixed to the ...
Shahrestan Bridge – Isfahan
This bridge is located in the east of Esfahan and is an interesting piece of architecture. The same is a relic of the Sassanid period.
Qameshloo Protected Zone – Isfahan
The same is located to the west of Esfahan and covers an extent of 37,000 hectares. It is in a mountainous region with a cold and dry environment.The wild life found here are, wild sheep, wild goat, goat, deer, partridge, dull yellow partridge, ...
Music Museum – Isfahan
In a leafy street in an older neighborhood of Julfa in Isfahan (Iran's main tourist town), away from the historic market square in the world and famous Isfahan, the new museum music welcomes you.This small museum is actually "a romance to the ...
Masoudieh Palace – Isfahan
Masoudieh Palace is related to Qajar era and is located in Baharestan Square in Tehran. It was registered in the list of Iran’s national monuments on 27th of Dey 1377 with registration number 2190.Masoudieh Palace Garden was built in 1295 ...
Hakoop Church – Isfahan
This is the very first Armenian Church in the territory of Esfahan, and was constructed in 1065 AH, after the Armenians immigrated to this vicinity.At present this church is located in the courtyard of the St. Mary's Church.
Peer-e-Bakran Tomb – Isfahan
This tomb is situated in the village of Peer-e-Bakran in Esfahan, and comprises of three sections, such as the porch, courtyard and high ceiling.The ceiling of the porch is adorned with the 'Kufi' script, plaster work and floral design. The tomb ...