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. To visit Aali Qapu Palace and get the most from your holiday in Esfahan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Esfahan road trip site .
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  • Music room left me impressed by its architecture and what it entails and the views from there towards the plaza are exceptional. Be sure to enter if you're going to Isfahan
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  • Visit d.Ali Qapu allows to have a very nice view on the square to the Sun. Renovations bothers a little access to the railing. We must then visit the music to the 6th floor, is an artistic Marvel. The visit to the opening to be there alone.
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  • This Palace is part of the countless wonders of Iran, interesting architecture, beautiful beautiful rooms view of the main square but markets are high, the top floor deserves!
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  • My lord this palace is majestic. Absolutely one of a kind. A six-flour miracle.
  • A really nice place to visit. Don't miss the last floor. It's amazing.
  • Amazing! The architecture and the historical technology displayed here for the music rooms is fricking mind blowing
  • Search about the architectural form of interior space that cause voice move on diameters of the quadrangular.
  • Amazing view over the biggest plaza of Iran; the music hall is really a wonderful place to stay a bit and admire the work of the artesans that made that vision reality

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Where to stay in Esfahan

Esfahan includes a smattering of accommodations that provide variety, if not depth of choice. Along the main Chahar Bagh drag and the streets that lead off it, you'll find a few fairly basic hotels, providing decent rooms in the city center, close to the main attractions and services. Hostels can be found, with dormitory rooms providing particularly good options for budget-conscious travelers who want to be right in the thick of things close to the main square and the bazaar. The most luxurious hotels in town lie further to the south, set in historic buildings overlooking the river.
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