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News ID: 7750
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 19:25 - 15 February 2017
A number of historical and natural attractions of central city of Isfahan fascinating dozens of visitors each year are shown below.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square, known as Imam Square is a square situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

The Birds garden of Isfahan was founded in 1990s by the municipality of Isfahan and it's now under supervision of the recreation and welfare organization of the municipality. The Birds garden has an area of 17000 m². It's enclosed and covered by a chain-link fence pitched on 11 metal columns with the height of at most 22 m. More than 5000 birds from 130 different species are kept in the garden. The birds belong to the different parts of Iran and also other countries like Australia, Indonesia, China and Tanzania.

Tourist attractions in ancient Iranian Isfahan Province

Zayandeh-Rud (Life giver river) is the largest river of the Iranian Plateau in central Iran.

Tourist attractions in ancient Iranian Isfahan Province

The Holy Savior Cathedral, also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the New Julfa district of Isfahan, Iran. It is commonly referred to as the Vank which means "monastery" or "convent" in the Armenian language.

Tourist attractions in ancient Iranian Isfahan Province

The Monar Jonban (Shaking Minarets), is a monument located in Isfahan, in central Iran. Construction began in the 14th century. Its notable feature is that if one of the minarets is shaken, the other minaret will shake as well.

Tourist attractions in ancient Iranian Isfahan Province

Allāhverdi Khan Bridge popularly known as Si-o-seh pol is the bridge of thirty-three spans is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Zayandeh River with the total length of 297.76 metres (976.9 ft). It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design.

Tourist attractions in ancient Iranian Isfahan Province

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