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“Beautiful Square”

Naqshe Jahan Square(Shah Square)
Ranked #1 of 66 things to do in Esfahan
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Owner description: Also known as Isfahan Royal Square, a huge open area built in the 17th century is adorned by impressive mosques, fountains and bazaar.
Belfast, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful Square”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

A fantastic tranquil setting in central Esfahan, where you can sit and what Iranian life go by. Beautiful mosques and plently of food and drink establishments close by. Incredibly maintained, very relaxing.

Visited May 2014
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Florianopolis, SC
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“Awesome sightseeing”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The square is absolutely amazing, and there are the mosques and palaces to visit around. You can visit the bazaars beside.

Visited May 2014
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Tehran, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Enormous and Wonderful Imam Square”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

It is one of the Unesco's World Heritage Sites and the biggest square in Iran. It's surrounded by 3 stunning monuments (Ali Qapu, Imam and Sheikh Lotfolah Mosques). You can use coaches to visit all around the Naghshe-e-Jahan square. There is a long bazaar around it where you can buy many beautiful and precious handicrafts as souvenirs and also traditional sweet pastry of Esfahan that it is called GAZ.

Visited April 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Out of this world ...”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

What a great experience, the whole square is a living museum, when I visited it was early May and not really hot, and in fact was really nice and pleasant.

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Pinckney, Michigan
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“Comes alive in the evening”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Once it cools down in the evening, everyone comes out to the square. You can shop in the bazaar, have a picnic on the green, go to a restaurant, etc.

Worth two visits: one for the evening as described and one during the daytime for the attractions (mosques and palace)

Visited May 2014
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