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ar==Khaju Bridge @@fa==پل خواجو @@en==Khaju Bridge

Khaju Bridge

date: 2020/02/07

Today's Khaju Bridge was made on the ruins of the past from the late Timurid era by Safavid Shah Abbas II in 1060. This bridge is more famous than any other bridges of the river because of its architecture and tiles decoration.

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ar==Historical square of Naqsh-e Jahan@@fa==میدان تاریخی نقش جهان( میدان امام)@@en==Historical square of Naqsh-e Jahan

Historical square of Naqsh-e Jahan

date: 2020/02/07

Historical square of Naqsh-e Jahan, currently known as Meidan Emam is one of the largest, most beautiful and magnificent squares in the world established in a garden named Naqsh-e Jahan (related to Seljuk era) in a rectangle-shaped place commissioned by Shah Abbas I . This square is the second large square in Isfahani architectural style.

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ar==isfahan@@fa==شهر اصفهان@@en==isfahan

isfahan

date: 2020/02/07

Considering as one of the most important ancient cities of Iran, historical precedence of Isfahan dates back to the third millennium BC. Being located at the center of Iran, it was the capital of Persia hence strategically important for the kings where to keep the troops to rule the country. Therefore, origin of the name was Sepahan, meaning troops town. During the centuries, it was also called by different names such as: Gabeh, Jey, Sepahan, Sefahan and Isfahan finally. The urbanity of the city is on the banks of Zayandehrud, a river with historical bridges that link south and north parts. With more than two million residents, Isfahan is now the third populous city of Iran. Isfahanians are well known for their hospitality.

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