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“Interesting and with stunning views from the balcony”
Review of Aali Qapu Palace

Aali Qapu Palace
Ranked #9 of 68 things to do in Esfahan
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Adelaide, Australia
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418 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
“Interesting and with stunning views from the balcony”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I enjoyed visiting this palace and learning more about the Safavid kings who occupied it but what I really remember about this place was the stunning view that you could get from the balcony over the whole square. It's not hard to imagine the royals sitting up here watching over sporting matches that were held in the square.

Visited February 2014
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Tehran Province, Iran
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“Good view to the square!”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

The music room in the top floor is amazing... It is quite ornate and the decorative holes are actually made for acoustic reasons to give prevent from annoying echo and give the music a decent reverberation...

Visited February 2014
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Strange and interesting”
Reviewed 22 January 2014

This palace has a lot of different floors, strange rooms, amazing decoration, excellent accoustics where one wispers in 1 corner and someone can hear it in the other corner. I liked all that aswell as the use of wood in the palace, the view from the top level and and the images in the palace (pre-islamic art). Do visit if you can, it is a worthwhile experience.

Visited March 2013
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Tehran, Iran
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“A strange palace”
Reviewed 21 December 2013

When you hear the word palace, a massive bulding might come in your mind. But now you can experience a 6 floor building which is like a miniature and amazingly with small staircases, which you kinda have to squeez in! Just step into the balcony and experience a beautiful view of Naqsh-e- Jahan square. Inside you can see such beautiful wall paintings also the beautiful music hall on the 3rd floor! Overall it's a mysterious palace worth visiting!

Visited December 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“6 Stories”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Be prepared to squeeze past crowds of people going up and down the narrow serpentine stairs. Check out the King's music room on the top floor.

Visited October 2013
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