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Kakh-e Hasht Behesht
It was once the most luxuriously decorated secular building in Esfahan, but over the years the interior of this 17th-century palace has...
For centuries Esfahan relied on pigeons to supply guano as fertiliser for the city’s famous fields of watermelons. The guano was...
Opulent Qajar-style wall paintings, stained-glass windows and battalions of black-suited waiters contribute to the Shahrzad’s reputation...
Pol-e Allahverdi · interesting places nearby
Pol-e Si-o-Seh information
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 bridge and dam, and is still used to hold water today. Until recently there were teahouses at either end of the bridge, both accessed through the larger arches underneath, though only the northern one remains.