Naqshe jahan square
The Naqsh-e Jahan Square can be considered architecturally and geographically, as one of the rare monuments of the world.
In Naqsh-e Jahan Square, famous monuments such as Shah Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Mansion and Qaisarie Bazaar are from the Safavid era.
No traveler can travel to the beautiful city of Isfahan and from the Naqsh-e Jahan Square and have not enjoyed this Safavid Safavid masterpiece.
Before the construction of the building, this place was the area of the garden that was known as the Naqsh-e Jahan and returned to the Najwane Gardens in Azerbaijan when the Safavid refer their throne to the city of Isfahan.
In this city there was only the green field or the old square, which was ordered by Shah Abbas I and the architecture of such great professors as Mohammad Reza and Ali Akbar Esfahani, Naqsh-e Jahan Square and the collections of its adjacent collections (Aali Qapu, Shah mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque , Bazaar) etc.
The beautiful Square, "The Naqsh-e Jahan" the Imam Square, is known as the second largest square in the world, and its name, such as jewel, shines through the UNESCO list. Generally, the famous world squares have a circular or ultimately elliptical shape, but this field is one of the few fields that are rectangular.
If we want to study the historical background of this building we will reach the Safavid era.
Is it possible to travel to Isfahan and complete a full day with the Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Shah Abbas Square or the current Imam Square). Although this square is historically important, but its popularity is not just because of the Naqsh-e Jahan, it can be found in the traditional atmosphere of Isfahan, the tune of the Toreuticing, which is trimmed with finesse on copper and silver, the art of the handicrafts of the Vitreous enamelers and the art of thee carpenter's It makes you feel beautiful for hours.
The overall atmosphere of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square
By entering the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, you enter into a different area of the city. This area has a large pond in its midst, whose beauty of the dance of its fountains is unique and general. Multiple passages allow you to easily move around the field and enjoy the beauty of it. On the two sides of the square are religious buildings and mosques, and on the other side there is a spectacular palace.
The entrance to the Isfahan bazaar is also on the same square, which invites you to a historic and diverse world. There are booths or shops around the square that offer pure craftsmanship and stare your eyes with their goods. Everything is so surprising that you forget to walk inside the buildings and you like to see more of these beauties. Perhaps this is because there are rocky benches on the square to sit on them and for the moments immersed in the life of the people of Isfahan.
This square is a rectangle with a length of more than 500 meters and a width of 165 meters. Imam Square of Isfahan was registered in 1313 as a national monument in the national monuments list of our country and was registered in 1358 in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Compared to the Concourse Square of Paris, the role of the Universe is superior to the Historical Perspective, and after the Tian Anken Square in Beijing, the second largest Square in the world. This Square , with the dimensions and harmony that has been formed in its construction, has inspired Europeans for centuries.
Based on the existing travel logbooks, the field has been a good place to carry out numerous ceremonies and rituals, sometimes state-owned and sometimes popular: polo games, fireworks, military parades, and patriotic celebrations. The Naqsh-e Jahan Square has been registered by the UNESCO Organization as a cultural heritage of human beings.
The Square , with the dimensions and harmony that has been formed in its construction, has inspired Europeans over the centuries,The field is exactly the size of the field for polo playing and covers an area of 83500 square meters.
The magnificent parts of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square are:
- Imam mosque
- Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
- The Ali Qapu
- The Qaisarie entrance gate
- Two polygonal gates in the north and south of the square
Ali Qapu Palace An unparalleled look of art
One of the most eye-catching buildings in the role of the world is the Ali Qapu, located on its western side and appealing to your world. The mansion is 48 meters high and has 6 floors with spiral staircases.
This building was established between 973 and 977 AH by Shah Abbas I and after the transfer of the Safavid capital from Qazvin to Isfahan to be used as the headquarters and state government of the Safavid kings. The great construction of Qapu continued during the five stages of architecture and at the time of the successors of Shah Abbas I, especially Shah Abbas II and Shah Solomon, and became more beautiful day by day.
The most spectacular part of this palace is its latest stucco, known for its musical chamber or sound room, and its various musical instruments. The glorious mystery of this building lies in its miniatures, which are the works of the famous Safavid artist, Reza Abbasi, and have a special effect on this effect.
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque | The spectacular combination of color and light
At the corner of this historic square, the beautiful dome of a mosque attracts the attention of every passerby because, unlike other mosques whose minarets have gone to the blue sky, there are no minarets on top of it. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the special mosques in Iran that was built during the Safavid era and today has many fans as one of the most spectacular attractions in the world.
This mosque is a masterpiece of architecture and tiling of the eleventh century AH and was commissioned by Shah Abbas I, by Professor Mohammad Reza Esfahani, a famous architect of that era. The construction of the mosque lasted about 18 years, and after many years, the use of color and light in architecture is still astonishing. One of the wonders of this building is the Peacock, which is designed at the inner center of the dome, and its feathers are completed by light from the upper arch at the entrance to the mosque.
The most important historical mosque in Isfahan.On the south side of the square there are domes and minarets that belong to the Imam's mosque. The mosque, which is also known as Masjed-e Shah, Soltani Mosque and Jami Mosque, is considered to be the most important historical mosque in Isfahan and is one of the most important buildings of Islamic architecture in Iran.
This monument is an unparalleled masterpiece of architecture, tile and carpentry in the 11th century AH whose construction in 1020 AH was commissioned by Shah Abbas the Great in the twenty-fourth year of his reign, and his decorations and extensions lasted until his successors Is.
The magnificent color and majesty of the scene and the dome of this mosque puts one of the most striking images ahead of you, repeating the elements of the building, the arches of symmetrical views, the beauty of the great pond of ablution, tiles and ... all of you are astonished Will strike.
Part of the Isfahan’s Big Bazaar. The four sides of the square are four bazaars, which are related to the indoor shops of the square. These bazaar were each occupied by the Safavid era.
The Isfahan Bazaar is one of the largest and most beautiful bazaar in Iran, due to its presence on the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, one of the most privileged markets in Iran in terms of tourism.The construction of the main building of this bazaar and its various sections has lasted from the 10th to the 13th solar period and has been completed in the Safavid and Qajar periods.
A part of this bazaar is known as the Qaiserie bazaar, whose entrance to the Naqsh-e Jahan Square is marked by a beautiful portal. There are a lot of major and subsidiary passages in this bazaar.
By walking in this market you can touch the flow of life, and in addition to seeing the architectural and historical effects of watching people, crafts, and so on.