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Chehel Sotoun, Esfahan

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Visit Chehel Sotoun, an intricately decorated 17th-century palace built to entertain foreign delegates. A long pool leads up to the palace, surrounded by rich greenery and reflecting off the distinctive 20 pillars at the entrance, creating a picturesque scene. Inside you’ll find that every inch of the palace walls is covered in murals by unknown artists, depicting historical events or simply celebrating love and life. Amenities include an audio guide and a coffee shop indoors. To visit Chehel Sotoun and get the most from your holiday in Esfahan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Esfahan vacation builder.
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  • One of the beuty of isfahan is old building named cehel sotone.chehel mean 40 fourty and sotone mean coulmn. This is nice garden with historical bulding since shah abbas2.(shah abbas was one of the sa...  more »
  • is good to have a stroll if you got enough time in Isfahan Nowruz is packed with people and selfie stick. one of the best place to visit in isfahan. different from what i have seen in iran so far. it ...  more »
  • Nice and quiet place where walking around their gardens (recognized as heritage) but above all where you must admire the audience Hall or banquet room which is profusely decorated with very detailed historical paintings exalting the magnanimity or Warrior value of the different great sovereigns of the Safavid dynasty.
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