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Naghsh-e Jahan Square is a situated at the center of Isfahan. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It is 160 metres wide by 560 metres long - the second largest square after Tian An Men. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era. The Shah Mosque is situated on the south side of this square. On the west side is the Ali Qapu Palace. Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque is situated on the eastern side of this square and at the northern side Qeysarie Gate opens into the Isfahan Grand Bazaar.

Here the view fro the balcony of Ali Qapu Palace. With the rather modest dome, the wonderful blue Lotf Allah mosque.

The view of the Shah Mosque in Workshop.

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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11629 W: 123 N: 29558] (139176)
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