Pol-e Jajim


The seven-span Pol-e Jajim is the most famous of Ardabil's restored bridges across the Baliqli Chay (Fishy River).

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1. Pol-e Ebrahimabad

0.54 MILES

The most appealing of Ardabil's restored bridges is the cute three-arched Pol-e Ebrahimabad.

2. Haji Fakr Mosque

0.66 MILES

Stroll the back alleys to find the handsome little Haji Fakr Mosque with its squat, Bukharan-style pepper-mill minaret.

3. Archaeology Museum

0.68 MILES

This small two-storey museum houses pottery, coins and other artifacts dating from pre-Islamic times.

4. Sheikh Safi-od-Din Mausoleum


Western Iran’s most dazzling Safavid monument, and a World Heritage Site, the Sheikh Safi-od-Din Mausoleum is relatively compact. The patriarch is buried…

5. Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque

0.73 MILES

The attractively brick-vaulted Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque has a blue Kufic-tiled exterior frieze and a lighthouse-style minaret.

6. Covered Bazaar

0.82 MILES

The covered bazaar is extensive and attractive, covering the triangle between Imam Khomeini and Beheshti Sts.

7. Anthroplogy Museum

0.84 MILES

Lifelike wax dummies in traditional Ardabil costume inhabit this restored Ilkhanid (Mongol)–era hammam.

8. Maryam Church

0.91 MILES

Just off Taleqani St, this Church of the Virgin Mary has an unusual old stone pyramid as its central dome.