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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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  • Aeli qapu mean the dome high 80marches level 1 with jets of water without pumps made by a trick of engineering Sheikh Bahi on the top floor a music room has ' see since you in great places
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  • It is a must! very beautiful Palace on several floors, richly decorated, especially the "music room" with its delicate alveoli and fine paintings. The terrace offers a nice overview on the square. It is one of most beautiful places of interest not only to Isfahan but Iran!
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  • Despite having reconstructions of some of its parts, the Palace was a visit wonderful, with corners incredible in which had that close the mouth. The room of the musicians and the view of the plaza from the magnificent terrace
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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.