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Aali Qapu Palace

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Arround naghse jahan

another amazing building around the naghshe jahan square, you can see 2 floor building from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hadi M
Worth to climb near 100 steps

Last time I climbed steps of Ali Qapu I was 5 yrs old. Nothing has changed except more people and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kamyar F
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Naghshe Jahan Sq,Sepah St, Imam Hossein Square, 4 Bagh St, Isfahan, Iran, Isfahan 81464, Iran
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All reviews music hall music room top floor ali qapu imam square spiral staircase third floor highest building under renovation worth the climb overlooking the square steep steps worth the effort wall paintings audio guide dont forget interesting place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

another amazing building around the naghshe jahan square, you can see 2 floor building from the outside but it is 4 floor building inside and its the most interesting part of the Aali Qapu.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time I climbed steps of Ali Qapu I was 5 yrs old. Nothing has changed except more people and more dust ! Worth to climb 50 - 100 steps to see the magnificent view of Largest and apparently the “first” Polo field in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kamyar F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is impressive with its window seat on the activities below. The massive timber supports of the terrace give the building a stunning presence. The interior is adorned with a number of interesting artistic features. It was disappointing that the music room was closed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 701David
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the palace you can have a very nice view from the square and also from the mountains. It’s breathtaking..worth to go. Also on the top floor you have the famous music room, which is amazing, you can spend some time admiring the details. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful and magnificent Avon of Qapu has been the site of the Safavid kings of his army or special ceremonies and the game of polo. The magnificent Qapu mansion is one of the most magnificent and most luxurious monuments of the ancient Safavid era,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mohamadalinejatisolo
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Wow. I was deeply touched here. We visited here in Jan 2019. It was a quiet Monday. It has a great atmosphere. The old fashioned colors and the stairs r amazing. I remembered the development in the city of Bath in the UK. Such a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sheilla23
Reviewed February 21, 2019

"Aali Qapu" means literally "Imperial Gate", as it was the main entrance to the Safavid Shahs' palaces in old Isfahan. Located on the Western side of awesome "Naqshe Jahan Square", "Aali Qapu Palace" is certainly a must-see while visiting this Unesco's World Heritage Site. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed February 12, 2019

You will be amazed when you reach the top of the palace! Although there are better historical buildings in Isfahan, but since your'e in Naqshe Jahan square, just enter and enjoy the great view from the balcony

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank biurak z
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

A palace with narrow stairs! In naqshe jahan squer.this building was a safavi king palace.historical and very nice old building

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank omid55
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

A very cool place with astonishing staircase. It looks great when you go to the balcony. A wonderful view of Naghshe Jahan Square. Seeing people walking, clip-clop of horses. Cool atmosphere. And the upper part, music room, is very beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank aliamiri525
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