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Aali Qapu Palace, Esfahan
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Pay a visit to Aali Qapu Palace, a grandiose royal structure that overlooks Isfahan's Imam Square. Built in the late 16th century by Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty, the palace stretches along the entrance of what once represented a vast complex of royal residences. Step inside to admire the intricate decorations on the walls, visit the music hall famed for its acoustics, and climb up to the colonnaded terrace to enjoy the panoramic view of the historic square. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Aali Qapu Palace and many more Esfahan attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Esfahan tourist route planner.
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  • The Palace is located in the plaza grande in Isfahan, is currently in the works, they may have difficulties to see people with any reduced mobility as there is to climb several floors with fairly narrow staircases. The best are his frescos and paintings of great historical and artistic merit, are varied and relatively well preserved. As plants are uploaded you can see beautiful views of the square and secondly, also overlook landscaped places. I insist on the difficulties to climb to the top floor and above is not comfortable is not easy for people with reduced mobility or vascular pathologies, or the heart or respiratory difficulties.
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  • When I Ali Qapu visited this time, the terrace was a construction site. But you should not hesitate to visit, the so called "music room" the upper floors. It is amazing what great impressions this out so relatively simple outward Palace offers. And funny I found the constructions on the terrace of the now ongoing reconstruction, which would enable every TUV engineer in Germany in a continuous screaming fit. But it works, it works, nothing falls down, or even a. I am calm: 50 years ago his expensive broke a friend and fellow 6 x 6-mirror reflex camera. A village blacksmith from a village between Isfahan and Shiras could you fix - with a piece of wire and a fine file. -I hope the Iranian forge unlearn not acquired intelligence.
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  • Music Hall will leave you speachless!Must in Esfahan! No words to describe it plus a spectacular view of the Naqsh e Jahan Square! 
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  • Such a wonderful palace! Today, Ali Qapu palace is under renovation. Its terrace has a great view to the square. Be patient and climb up to the sixth floor where you can see beautiful niches on the walls. Don't miss it! (The entry price for foreign tourists is 200,000 IRR)
  • interesting historical places of Naghsh-e Jahan . I strongly suggest every one to visit this nice palace.
  • Worth the climb for the music room alone, a true beauty ! For the rest, some nice paintings remain...
  • Such a great palace, in such a great city! I have heard that there's a tunnel from here to chelsotun, I wonder if this is true!
  • This palace has the interesting balcony, which makes it unique.