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Review of Chehel Sotoun

Tehran, Iran
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104 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This building has 20 pillars,when you see their reflection in the water it becomes 40 which is the meaning of Chehel Sotun.Inside the building you can see some very special wall paintings .and it looks like a gallery.you should see it and it is very close toNaghshe Jahan square.

Visited June 2014
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Beirut, Lebanon
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Persian art at its best. The architecture, the landscaped gardens, the wall paintings inside. This attraction is a feast for the eyes and the imagination. Standing in the Talar (covered terrasse) and looking out onto the Baght (gardens), one can but be transported into the world that is depicted in the paintings inside. An absolute must.

Visited May 2014
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Florianopolis, SC
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320 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

There are some more if you compare another palaces, like pictures and kind of museum inside, is beautiful as well.

Visited May 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Really breath taking!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

This amazing palace located near Naghshe Jahan sq and you can walk to it ftom the middle of sq. when you enter to the garden of palace in front of door there is a table and tour leaders are there, they will suggest you a digital tour guide which is like a mobile phone and it is really easy to use. Take it, if you have it you can enter the code of each part of palace and listen to narration about this, this guidance is really complete and help full.
The garden and entrance is really beautiful! You can see the picture of palace in the water of pool in front of it. The palace balcony is decorated with mirrors very artful there is a story about those mirrors you can listen to it when you got that digital guidance!;) when you enter the palace you will see a big room with fantastic paintings which all of them has a great story behind. There is some ancient thing in that room too and a small museum in another room. This amazing place is some where that will remain in your mind till your death. It is one of that places you should visit before die and listen to its story

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely, shaded and peaceful gardens in the heart of Esfahan”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

We spent a lovely afternoon in the gardens of the Chehel Sotun palace relaxing and reading on the luscious green grass. We found a shady spot and did not see another person for 2 hours. An excellent way to pass the time in the heat of the day. The frescos in the palace itself are also fascinating.

Visited May 2014
Thank Benjamin C
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