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Ali Qapu Palace

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Why locals love it

Ali Qapu, from Persian ‘Ālī (meaning "imperial" or "great"), and Azerbaijani Qāpū (meaning "gate"), a great gate that was right at the entrance to the Safavid palaces which stretched from the Naqsh-e-Jahan Square to the Chahar Baq Boulevard. It is located on the western side of the Naqsh e Jahan Square, opposite to Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.

Why you should visit it

On the third floor of the palace, there is a large veranda that gives visitors a A beautiful panoramic view of the naghsh-e-jahan square. Where the king was sitting on the bed & watched polo games and military shows.

Special tip

In the sixth floor of the palace, Music Hall, deep circular niches are found in the walls, having not only aesthetic value, but also acoustic.

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its a great palace
Mohamad Javad
August 12, 2019
  • Ali Qapu Palace

    Ali Qapu Palace, Naghsh-e-Jahan Square, Isfahan, IRAN
  • Mo-Su: 09:30-16:30

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