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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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  • This Palace's walls in more ways than one, first because it has the truth that twenty columns, but in is reflecting in the basins, the illusion of the double appears, where his name. But the most surprising is the presence of paintings that reflect life in the time of Shah Abbas, where appear scenes of wine tastings... impossible thing these days in Iran! Beautiful paintings that are worth the visit
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  • A historic palace with beautiful architecture .Twenty columns in the building and twenty columns in the water in the pool.  more »
  • Isfahan lies at the junction of ancient trade routes, sitting atop a high plateau. It is home to a stunning collection of historic architecture, tree lined boulevards, flower gardens and parks.. 'If I...  more »