Isfahan: Naqsh-e Jahan Square

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Naqsh-e Jahan Square, also known as Shah Square (prior to the Islamic revolution) and Imam Square (after the revolution) is one of the most important and most beautiful squares, not only in Isfahan but also in Iran. It is one of the largest and most beautiful squares in the world. Shah Abbas I ordered to build this square in the 17th century as the royal center of his empire.

Naqsh-e Jahan square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era. It contains four main monuments. The first is Shah Mosque the Masjed-e Emam (Imam Mosque) It is a masterpiece of tile work and calligraphy.

The second is Ali Qapu Palace. Ali Qapu Palace is a six-story palace with a wooden balcony and a music room.

The third is Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque or Masjed-e Sheikh Lotfollah (Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque). It is a smaller but exquisite mosque with a stunning dome. And finally, Qeysarie Gate. It is the entrance to the Grand Bazaar of Isfahan, one of the oldest and largest bazaars in the Middle East.

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