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Monare Jonban - Shaking Minarates, Esfahan

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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2.6/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
A visit to Monare Jonban - Shaking Minarates allows you to marvel at a unique engineering accomplishment. Construction of this shrine started in the 14th century, but the brick minarets only appeared sometime between the 15th and 17th centuries. The ratio between the height and width of the towers and some clever engineering means that if one minaret is shaken, the other will shake in tandem. Visitors are not allowed to shake the minarets themselves in an aim to reduce the damage caused by the movement. Using our custom trip planner, Esfahan attractions like Monare Jonban - Shaking Minarates can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a short show of one shaking minaret engaging the other one. it appears that the have same natural frequency and they are somehow connected. Displacements of both are visible to the naked eye f...  read more »
  • We managed to see both minarets shaking after waited for 20 minutes last week. A staff went up to shake one of the minarets (the right one when we were there), then we saw both minarets shaking mildly...  read more »
  • Isfahan attractions to be visited, and during certain time pm almaezentitn is one of the other vibrating shook her and for no apparent reason, where tourists flock to see the phenomenon.
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  • This building is the architectural masterpieces of Iran.
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