Madraseh-ye Chahar Bagh
Built between 1704 and 1714 as part of an expansive complex that included a caravanserai (now the Abbasi Hotel) and the Bazar-e Honar,...
The 298m-long Pol-e Si-o-Seh was built by Allahverdi Khan, a favourite general of Shah Abbas I, between 1599 and 1602. It served as both...
Iwans are rectangular halls opening onto a courtyard. The Jameh Mosque's south iwan is the most elaborate, with Mongol-era stalactite...
Bame Sahel Teahouse
On the top of Sahel Hotel, Bame Sahel is a bit rough around the edges and very local, and all the better for it. Escape the traffic for...
Naghsh-e Jahan Cafeteria
A favourite meeting place for local businessmen, smart young couples and ladies on shopping expeditions, the coffee shop at Esfahan’s...
Restaurant Shahrzad information
Lonely Planet review
Opulent Qajar-style wall paintings, stained-glass windows and battalions of black-suited waiters contribute to the Shahrzad’s reputation as the best restaurant in Esfahan. House specialities include the lamb cutlets, the khoresht-e mast and the chelo fesenjun . At the end of the meal you’ll be offered a complimentary piece of gaz flavoured with almond and rosewater.