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A joke

It’s basically a shopping mall, however they charge you the entrance ! To avoid ! Don’t loose your... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2019
Legoire
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Not worth it

You pay the entrance only to access handishops. Absolutely not worth it. Look at other comments... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2019
Renaud A
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Lyon, France
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

It’s basically a shopping mall, however they charge you the entrance ! To avoid ! Don’t loose your time !

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Legoire
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

You pay the entrance only to access handishops. Absolutely not worth it. Look at other comments :) Iran is great, don't waste time here.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Renaud A
Reviewed April 13, 2019

just attention here was not prison at all and it look more beautiful from outside, cause inside are just handicraft shops

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

It's named a prison but it was actually a school I really liked the architecture specially the heights of the roofs and the mechanism to build them

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Farshid F
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Strolling along Yazd's Old Town, you will certainly get your attention caught by an ancient domed structure. This 900 years old building is locally known as "Alexander's Prison". Here, Alexander the Great jailed and exiled his enemies, according to a reference found in a poem...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed January 8, 2019

the story of the building is quite interesting. it should be on your to do list. loved it and recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s a waste of time... if you look for visiting historical place, it’s not a good choice... all of the rooms and places are crowded with selling accessories

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Only visited outside, didn’t go in. Pretty cool to see at day and night time. Nearby markets are very interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Just in opposite to the name of this object, building doesn't have any connection with Alexander the Great.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karolwpodrozy
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I visit this place once as an archaelogist I must mention this is one of the most mysterious and a little unknown sample of earlier Islamic architecture which need more attention from specialists of islamic art and architecture .  If you require any further information,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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