Top Things to Do in Esfahan, Iran

Once the seat of civilization.

This attraction is one of the recognizable structures in Naqsh-e-Jahan Square. You’ll see many paintings by the artist Reza Abbasi, the latter of which is a court painter during the reign of Shah Abbas I. The ceiling of the palace has elaborate design that was exemplary of its era. The balcony provides visitors with an overlooking view of the square. Ali Qapu is lovely at night, as it is lit up along with the other buildings in Naqsh-e-Jahan Square.

Entrance Fee: IRR 200,000



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