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... Soheil as most often seen - he's a keen photographer. I think he probably took more photos than me!
Architecture students - must be a lot of them in Esfehan
...and architecture. A rather chopped off photo of the students drawing and the first entrance to Masjid-e Shah.
Giggly girls....who just asked to have their photo taken
A horse and buggy ride, round the Naqsh-e Jahan Square with the Masjid-e Shah in the background.
... my pocket…lol) didn't fit much more than gorgeous photos and the memory of a country and a people that I have immense respect and admiration.
And a lovely afternoon sitting in Naqsh-e Jahan Square Iman, the second largest square in the world, waiting for the sun and admiring the stunning Masjed-e Shah, two beautiful girls sitting next to me in the garden, began to talk to me . With the little English they had, but trying very hard to be understood, began ...
... boasted an adventurous riot of coloured frescoes, though decidedly little eroticism.
After lunch, we finally visited what is regarded as the principal site of Esfahan- the Naghsh-e-Jahan square. Here is the apogee of the Safavids, completed during the early decades of the 17th century, and deemed to be one of the finest city spaces on the planet. At either end, the goal posts still stand that were used in polo matches for the ...
... Armenian artisans from Jolfe to come to Isfahan to help build a beautiful capital city. The Armenians were a people renowned for their artistic talent and expertise. They have stayed ever since and the Church of St Joseph, known as Vank Cathedral has been the centre of their religious, cultural and commercial life ever since. It was completed in 1655.
*In Isfahan as in other places in Iran, there are synagogues & Christian churches that are ...
... the huge vaulted space. This is achieved by a double skinned dome. In another part of the mosque, if 2 people stand in opposite corners of the hall, some 30 metres apart, talk in a low pitch into wall, you can conduct a private conversation. Not sure how that works but it does.
*We go to a well known local restaurant for dinner. We guess it is on Trip Advisor since there are quite a few foreigners eating there. AG is adventurous and tries ...