Isfahan is attractive and charming with a vibe that balances old-world history with urban atmosphere . Plus, it is surrounded by some of Iran’s most popular sightseeing . From the architecture to the cuisine, discover what gives Isfahan its unique character.
There is an abundance of beautiful buildings and some of the world’s finest mosques have contributed to the city. The city seems to be dominated by one particular architectural period – Safavid dynasty . For example, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Naghshe-Jahan Square , exemplifies Safavid splendor.
Isfahan as one of the oldest capitals of Iran, was at the centre of some of Iran’s most historically significant art movements. It is home to one of the most famous architectural buildings and unrivalled collections of Persian modernism. Naghshe Jahan square is one of the best places to go when you are visiting Isfahan. The Square has a stunning view and is the second largest square in the world.
The best way to discover the Square is to have no plan, just wander around and you will stumble on mosques and charming Ali ghapoo. It is a vibrant area where you may even spot some celebrities. If you are tired, you can stop for a tea in an authentic tea house. This area is loved by the locals. While you are in this area, you can also buy some handicrafts as souvenirs.
One of the best things to do is to buy tickets and visit the astonishing mosques and Ali ghapoo around the square.
You can explore every single corner of this ancient city with local tour guides of Uppersia team.