Siosepol Bridge, Esfahan

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With 33 stone arches spanning the Zayande River, Siosepol Bridge cuts an impressive double-deck figure. The bridge extends for some 300 m (984 ft) across the largest river in central Iran, a true masterpiece of stone masonry constructed in yellow brick and limestone by one of the greatest mathematicians of his time. Marvel at this feat of stonemasonry while walking the 14 m (46 ft) wide lane across the bridge, completed in 1602. Explore the side corridors of its upper deck, as the water rushes below. One of the most impressive bridges in Iran, this well-lit structure makes an exhilarating spectacle day and night. Use our Esfahan route maker site to arrange your visit to Siosepol Bridge and other attractions in Esfahan.
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  • As for the bridge Kojo, a ride on the banks and by the bridge is to do when you're in Isfahan. In winter the river dried up which takes away from the charm of the bridge.
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  • It is a bridge completed in 1602, width 14 m length, 300 metres. 通rezu cars, people only. In recent years, water shortages in river water when less is.  Crowded with people very beautiful arches were lit up in the evening, enjoy a stroll.
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  • Really nice views both on the bridge and by the sides of the (now dry) river. Definately worth a visit.  more »
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  • For this location tickets or pay for the input do not need. Guide travel is not necessary. In the history build bridges can just before the meeting on the Internet read and better my suggestion to spend time in place drink tea or coffee at the site that preferably with brought you and enjoy the view is. Attention in place quality bathroom is not good if the bathroom need hotel bathroom use.
  • Nice architecture. Especially beautiful and romantic at night. No water in the river in winter though.
  • Si-o-se Pol Bridge is a stone double-deck arch bridge in Isfahan, Iran. It is also called Siose Bridge (which in Persian means “33 Bridge” or “Bridge of 33 Arches”) or Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge. Si-o-se Pol Bridge is built by the chancellor Allahverdi Khan Undiladze on commission from from Shah Abbas whose chancelor he was. Construction of the bridge began in 1599 and ended 1602. Bridge is long 298 meters and wide 13.75 meters. It has 33 spans from which it gets its name with the longest span of 5.6 meters, crosses Zayandeh River and is located in the southern end of Chahar Bagh Avenue. Bridge has a large plane at the beginning of the bridge where Zayandeh River flows faster. There it has more arches making with that a suitable place for a tea house that can be accessed from the southern bank. There are two levels of arches. Lower level has 33 arches while upper has two arches above lower lever arch and one arch above pier. Road that goes on the upper level is bounded by two high walls that protect travelers from winds and pedestrians that can walk there, from falling. Si-o-se Pol Bridge is considered largest Iranian construction on water.
  • Great historical place. The water only runs 2 times per year and this is the best time to see it. It's the people that make it special, very friendly and extremely accommodating.
  • It's my favourite place in the city with an uninterrupted landscape of the river and the bridge to tranquil for a while. Don't miss it especially at dusk.

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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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