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Aali Qapu Palace

Imam Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Ali Qapu Palace

During the Norouz holiday the sixth floor (music hall) is closed. Because during this time there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Esfahan, Iran
Wonderful view

It was one of the best place i see in iran;we went there on march (noroz) and enjoy it a lot; their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Imam Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Reviewed 3 days ago

During the Norouz holiday the sixth floor (music hall) is closed. Because during this time there are so many Iranian visitors and make the palace crowded and it may harm the music hall. So make sure you come at the right time to not to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of the best place i see in iran;we went there on march (noroz) and enjoy it a lot; their was so crowded but they managed everything so good and they have some guide for explain on Persian but they write everything about...More

Thank Sheida B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit a 38-meter throne room that overlooks a great view to the square. Today, great parts of this sumptuous place is under renovation. but be patient and climb it up to the sixth floor where you’ll see a fantastic music room with impressive niches on...More

Thank hipersiaramtin
Reviewed 16 August 2017

this palace inside square and in old time king can see all of the square and because in old time play polo inside square king see play

Thank Mehdi P
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I was told it has been under construction for a very very long time. Didn't manage to go up but nonetheless the parade square is pretty enough

Thank snbs96
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Undoubtedly it is a wonderful place as an old palace for official affairs and international meetings of that age. When you stand on the palace balcony you will have a wonderful sight view to Naqsh-e-Jahan square. The architecture of the music room at the top...More

Thank soheilsari
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Built by order of Shah Abbas I in the early seventeenth century, it was here that the great monarch used to entertain noble visitors, and foreign ambassadors. Shah Abbas, here for the first time, celebrated the Nowruz (Iranian New Year) of 1006 AH / 1597...More

Thank Isabel M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It is for sure an architectural masterpiece, and the decorations inside are stunning. There is sufficient information in English in some of the rooms (but served in a really hard-to-swallow manner) but what hit me the most is how all the gems of the palace...More

Thank Maria D
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

You walk up gradually on each floor comfortably until the broad veranda. From there, you need a bit of energy to climb up a tower to get to the music room on the top floor. Once arrived, your exhaustion may disappear. This space is covered...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The terrace is surely worth the climb. The music hall on the top floor is amazing. In every room you can read about the palace in english

Thank Valerijus K
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