"Esfehan" Iran Things to Do Tip by kiwiwahine

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by kiwiwahine

Esfahan is a sight you won't forget, not only is the architecture superb and the climate pleasant, but there's a fairly relaxed atmosphere here compared with many other Iranian cities.
It's a city for walking, getting lost in the bazaar, dozing in beautiful gardens and meeting people. The famous half-rhyme:
"Esfahan nesf- jahan"
(Esfahan is half the world) was coined in the 16th century to express the city's grandeur.
There's lots to see and do and you can easily end up wasting away time in carpet or tea shops that could be spent exploring the many sites of interest.

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  • Written Jun 5, 2003
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