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Worth the climb to the top

After entering the Palace, there are several flights of steep steps to climb, first to the glorious... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter K
Sydney, Australia
can't say anithing

it's really amazin. from 4 direction it seems diffrent. from one direction it's 2 floor from other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mina h
Tehran, Iran
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Naghshe Jahan Sq,Sepah St, Imam Hossein Square, 4 Bagh St, Isfahan, Iran, Esfahan 81464, Iran
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After entering the Palace, there are several flights of steep steps to climb, first to the glorious verandah with an unparalleled view over the Naqsh-e Jahan Square below and then to the 'music room' at the top - a pretty, well-ventilated set of chambers for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's really amazin. from 4 direction it seems diffrent. from one direction it's 2 floor from other it seems 4 & the other it seems6 floor. really can't belive

Thank mina h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another attraction on the west side of Imam Square is Ali Qapu Palace. Its name means great gate because it was located exactly at the entrance to the Safavid palaces from Naqsh-e Jahan Square to the Chahar Baq Boulevard. Inside the monument is replete with...More

Thank AsalFardinmehr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the wonders in this building is its fascinating view. You can see two floors in one of the views of this building and in another view, you can see four floors and in behind of this old Iranian palace, six floors are displayed!

Thank mmi1360
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Gate of Ali. That palace was a residence for Shah Abbas I. Awesome architecture with impressive terrace and excellent music room on the upper floor.

Thank Jacek1708
Reviewed 25 May 2018

sad that there was a lot of scafolding around the palace, but was told it had been undergoing restration for a long time. Still great views to be had from the top of the palace.

Thank AndrewL L
Reviewed 17 May 2018

When my family and I visited this palace, the place was very crowded because of the Nowruz holidays, the Persian New Year. There even was a local TV reporter interviewing the visitors, that was surprised to find 5 Mexicans traveling to Iran and asked to...More

Thank RicherTrips
Reviewed 14 May 2018

It has 6th floor with difficult and narrow staircase. You will amazed once going up to Music Hall, where deep circular niches are found in the walls. Enjoy standing by looking/taking picture while admiring the splendor of ancient art. As it being renovated during my...More

Thank na_ekins
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This place is one of the most interesting places I've ever visited. In the very entrance of the palace there's an acoustic feature where you can hear what the other person is telling you even in the crowd just by standing facing two corners of...More

Thank fatemehmalek
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Ali Qapu is a palace on the western side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square. It has six floors and does not have a lift, because they were not invented in XVIII century, when the palace was built. In Music Hall (upper floor) deep circular niches are...More

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