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Old Isfahan and new Isfahan

Old Isfahan and new Isfahan

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How can we classify old and new Isfahan? It is clear from the context of Isfahan city buildings that, in the past, the city has been mainly located in the northern part of Zayandehrood River and in recent decades this growth has been increasing from the south of Zayandehrood River. In fact, we cannot easily distinguish between old and new Isfahan.

There are traditional hotels in Iran that have tried to use Isfahan old houses as a sample of their construction.

By walking into every neighborhood of Isfahan you will see at least one of the monuments and heritages with a rich history. As we go north to Zayandehrood River, we will see more turquoise domes that are Isfahan's symbols nowadays. Except for some parts, there are few historical monuments left from Sassanid times or before that time in Isfahan, however it has certainly been an important city in all periods of Iranian history since the Achaemenes era. No matter how much some people have doubts about the ancient history of Isfahan, one thing is obvious which is that the name of the city of Isfahan is associated with the Safavi dynasty. In the Safavi era, when Isfahan was chosen as the capital, the number of palaces, mosques, and inns increased by order of kings. The presence of great architects and artists during the golden age of Isfahan made this city the most beautiful city of Islamic civilization. If you visit Isfahan and visit this city carefully, you will find that old and new Isfahan are not separated and the ancient and modern works have a permanent link. The sights of Isfahan are many. There are historical houses in Isfahan, historical hotels in Isfahan and son on that you can visit.

Old Esfahan Photos

There are many photographs and images from old Isfahan, they are often recorded during the Qajar era. It was during this time that people from Europe traveled to Iran and captured images with the best technology of that day. If you take a look at photos from ancient Isfahan most of them, in these old paintings, there is usually a reference to historical artifacts such as bridges, mosques and squares in Isfahan, which look like paintings.

Old Esfahan movie

The Old Isfahan Film contains silent films recorded by foreign tourists from the city of Isfahan. The most obvious picture we can see of Isfahan in films seems to belong to the Pahlavi dynasty. Other images of Isfahan's cities have been recorded, which depict everyday life of rural people or carpet weaving workshops of rural girls. If you look at the old Isfahan film and compare the city of Isfahan to that of the current one, you will notice that almost everything except the monuments has changed. This makes us always remember the city of Isfahan with important historical monuments, and these old places like its bridges and important mosques role like a permanent birth certificate for the city of Isfahan.

Some of the old names of Isfahan

From the old names of Isfahan we can find the names Apadana, Asifahan, Asbahan, Eshtaban, Sepanta, Espadna, Espahan, Aspadan, Espadan, Espahan, Espinner, Asfahan, Isfahan, Asbihan, Asibahan, Aspadana, Ispahan, Espahan, Esfahanak, Shahrestan, Darialyahoudi, Jewish town, Rashourjey, Besfahan, Esepahan, Sepahan, Sapihan, Safahon, Gaba, Gabian, Gabiye, Gabi, Gay, Nesfejahan (Half of the world) and Judea.

Why has the name of Isfahan changed in different times?

As you may have noticed, the old names of Isfahan have been numerous and one of the reasons for these various names is the many historical changes that have taken place in the city of Isfahan. It has played an important role among the cities of Iran and has been renamed every time it has been found and used over and over again among the people with different political types. That is why you could see many house accommodations in Iran and many hotels in Isfahan.

Isfahan in Achaemenes times

The name of Isfahan in the Achaemenes era was Gay, which was used after the arrival of Islam in Iran and was attributed to the current city of Isfahan. The name of Isfahan during the Achaemenes era is related to the efficiency of the city of Isfahan for the Achaemenes dynasty. At that time, and perhaps even earlier, in the current city of Isfahan, all the divisions and armies united with the Achaemenes government came together and discussed the plans for the fighting and annihilation.

The site was important for the gathering of the Achaemenes allied troops, and this role has become more important and influential throughout history. For having a royal stay in this historic city and hostel reservations in Isfahan, sign up online for Kianpour luxury boutique hotel.


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