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Monare Jonban - Shaking Minarates

Central Iran, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Interesting and amazing building

The minarets are shacked at 10:30 A.M and 1:30 P.M. Shaking of the minarets is very amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nice to meet once

It is not a very special place in artistic architecture, but there is a very clever engineering... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Central Iran, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The minarets are shacked at 10:30 A.M and 1:30 P.M. Shaking of the minarets is very amazing. The building is the first anti-earthquake in the world.

Thank pegahsa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is not a very special place in artistic architecture, but there is a very clever engineering trick which makes it very unique.

Thank soheilsari
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a monument in the surroundings of Isfahan. It's a tomb and nothing special to note unless the particularity that if one of the two minarets is shaken, the other one will shake as well. Our guide asked someone to make that experience for...More

Thank Isabel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The anticipation is only followed by an anticlimax which still seems to attract ticket buyers. Waste of time.

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed June 6, 2017

this place have 2 minaret,and amazing is that when one of them shack another is shack and can not find how is do?.

Thank Mehdi P
Reviewed April 26, 2017

On the hour a man shakes the minaret with his hand. It moves because the brick is interspersed with wood. I expect children will like to watch it.

Thank Madeleine S
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a mysterious building, tumb of a holy man called "Amu Abdullah Kaladani".this tumb has been built about 400 years ago. The special feature of it -shaking one minaret causes other minaret to shake and then shaking the whole building- is amazing. It shows the...More

1  Thank Meisam K
Reviewed December 30, 2016

I visited this place with my guest-client-friends but unfortunately just before they start the next shaking, it start raining, so they didn't shake it.

Thank TripYar
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Its a wonder to see both the minarets shaking together! Cool architecture it is! A feast for one for sure. There are timings for the show, make sure to check out the timing before heading there.

Thank Puha P
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

this is a tomb, actually a mystic is buried here and then they built a monument for him there. there are two minarets and every hour a guy goes on the top of the minaret and shake it, then the other minaret and the whole...More

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