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Naqshe Jahan Square(Shah Square)

sepah st, imam hossein square, 4 bagh st, isfahan, Iran, Esfahan, Iran
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Absolutely gorgeous- peaceful and children friendly

It's a beautiful place to chill out- it's got amazing shops with souvenirs that you won't find... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rosie9187
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Sydney, Australia
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a must by day and night

this is a must see place great day and a must in the evening when it is lite up the mosque is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gary I
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Wallsend-on-Tyne, null, United Kingdom
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Also known as Isfahan Royal Square, a huge open area built in the 17th century is adorned by impressive mosques, fountains and bazaar.
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sepah st, imam hossein square, 4 bagh st, isfahan, Iran, Esfahan, Iran
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful place to chill out- it's got amazing shops with souvenirs that you won't find elsewhere! Prices are ok compared to Shiraz! Quality is better than Shiraz as well! Make sure you go on the horse Carriage, definitely worth it! Inside the square...More

Thank rosie9187
Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a must see place great day and a must in the evening when it is lite up the mosque is lovely to walk around

Thank Gary I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You cannot visit Isfahan without visiting this square. The second largest Square in the world is simply gorgeous. We saw the fountains operating in the morning, they stopped later though and I don't know why. You can pay for a ride on a horse and...More

Thank Youngone51
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the past filled with street-sellers and entertainers, used for polo-matches and for public executions is now a popular gathering place for local families and tourists from all over the world.The square has changed little since it was built, only a big fountain was added...More

Thank wimAntwerp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This famous square has 3 beautiful buildings (Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace and Naqsh-e Jahan Mosque) and rows of authentic, not-too-touristy shops (ranging from minakari art pieces, spices, carpets, metal crockery, "gaz" souvenirs, to food stalls). There's even a postbox in the square so...More

Thank Wei T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So a lot of families do a picknick at night, which is really fun to see and if sit there you will definitely be invited by one of the families to join them.

Thank Hannekedebeer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We departed from Tehran (Beyhaqi Terminal) around 01:00 by bus and reached to Isfahan (Sufeh Terminal) around 06:15 and directly snapped taxi to Naqshe Jahan Square. We were there around 06:30 and had chance to see whole square empty and sunrise over the misty-foggy weather...More

1  Thank Fatih A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imam Square One of the largest squares in the world and a majestic example of city planning built by Shah Abbas I in 1612. Imam Mosque The mosque begun in 1612 during the reign of Shah Abbas I and, despite the Shah's impatience, under construction...More

Thank ahm k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Undoubtedly Naqshe Jahan Square is must see place not only in Isfahan but in Iran. It`s not just a square, there are four other places to see there. Isfahan`s Bazar, Ali Qapou Palace,and mosques are all wonderful sightseeing. You need about 4-5 hour to visit...More

Thank WeGoPersia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is just so much to see within this area that even allowing a half day is even rushed! Beautifully maintained gardens, lovely fountains, stunning Mosques, gorgeous Palace, amazing shopping and delicious cafes and restaurants. We visited twice, first thing in the morning and again...More

1  Thank Randall K
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