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Aali Qapu Palace

Imam Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Beautiful decoratio inside

Visit the music room where the stucco stalagtights are hollow to allow better accoustics for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet C
Brixham, United Kingdom
Burg Aali Qapu

What i delightful Palace it must have been to have lived in all those years ago. Like having an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grant M
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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“music room” (54 reviews)
“top floor” (17 reviews)
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Imam Square, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the music room where the stucco stalagtights are hollow to allow better accoustics for musicians. Some big steps but you get a view over the square.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What i delightful Palace it must have been to have lived in all those years ago. Like having an entire shopping mall at your front door. Great experience walking up the circular staircase to the top and takng in the views and architecture.

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to climb up some fairly steep steps to get to the viewing platform but the view across the square is worth it. you can then climb to the upper rooms where you will see amazing fret work. Again worth the effort !

Thank rdella
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be an impressive palace, bit there is not much left of it. The musicroom is beautiful and the view from the balcony also. But the rest is not much.

Thank Marcel K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

located on main square this former palace is so stunning from outside it s under renovation inside most of the paint and deco were destroyed but the music all has so beautiful stucos the for that it s worth it to visit !

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is supposed to be a palace, but there is not much to see. In order to reaht the balcony overlooking the square, you have to climbe some high difficult steps.

Thank amsterdam05
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A must visit when in Esfahan, very delicate art done in there especially on the walls and ceilings, also beautifully tiled stairs. Really worth going up all the way up to get a nice view of the Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque and the Naqshe e Jehen...More

Thank Noura73
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Great view on Square from the terrace. Music Room Is stuning interior design. I never saw anything Like that.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I would recommend to visit Ali Qapu palace! A bit more run down than other historical houses I visited in Iran. The great thing about this palace was the giant veranda overlooking the square which gives you great views and photo ops. Although now the...More

Thank Sabina C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The reason why you should go here is to make photo's of the square, the palace itself doesnt have a lot to offer though accept te paintings on the roof of ceiling

Thank noepert
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