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HISTORICAL PLACE: SQUARES (category)

Naghsh-e-Jahan Square
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Built by Shah Abbas I the Great at the beginning of the 17th century, and bordered on all sides by monumental buildings linked by a series of two-storeyed arcades, the site is known ... MORE
The most famous attraction of Isfahan city, placed at the center of Isfahan, Iran. It is one of the most important historical place listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Mirza Yusof Aashtiani, the Grand Chancellor of Naseredin Shah constructed this square in the name of his son Mirza Hassan Mostowfi-ol-Mamalek. From 1303 till 1312 AH. four buildings ... MORE
Mirza Yusof Aashtiani, the Grand Chancellor of Naseredin Shah constructed this square in the name of his son Mirza Hassan Mostowfi-ol-Mamalek. From 1303 till 1312 AH. four buildings were constructed in four sides of the square in adaptation to Paladio, the famous Italian Architect of the Renaissance ...
Azadi Square
in City
This structure was constructed in the year 1350 (1971), during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in west of Tehran (at the entrance to Tehran - Karaj special Road) on a piece of land ... MORE
This structure was constructed in the year 1350 (1971), during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in west of Tehran (at the entrance to Tehran - Karaj special Road) on a piece of land with an area of 50,000 sq. m. At the same time a museum had also been constructed in the same building. The basement ...
city: Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Shami and his wife, Seti Fatimeh built this square, in the 9th century AH. Hadji Qanbar Bazaar on the east side of the square was one of the buildings constructed by ... MORE
Amir Chakhmaq Shami and his wife, Seti Fatimeh built this square, in the 9th century AH. Hadji Qanbar Bazaar on the east side of the square was one of the buildings constructed by Nezameddin Hadj Qanbar Jahanshahi. The famous Mir Chakhmaq Mosque and theater for passion plays are located on the north ...
city: Yazd
This old square dates back to 8th century AH. Among the buildings around it worth mentioning are Seyed Roknedin School and an ancient water reservoir. There used to be astronomical ... MORE
This old square dates back to 8th century AH. Among the buildings around it worth mentioning are Seyed Roknedin School and an ancient water reservoir. There used to be astronomical observation installation (observatory) an endowment of the year 725 AH.and a clock. These in those times were important ...
The palace and square of Baharestan is one of the oldest constructions of Tehran. The founder of the palace was Mirza Hossein Khan Sepahsalar. But the statue midst the square is that ... MORE
The palace and square of Baharestan is one of the oldest constructions of Tehran. The founder of the palace was Mirza Hossein Khan Sepahsalar. But the statue midst the square is that of Ayatollah Modarres. To the north of this square, was the Negarestan garden of Fathali Shah. Later on a number of buildings ...
Arg Square
in City
Arg is one of the most important Caliphate’s seat of Tehran which dates back to the Safavid era (the reign of Shah Tahmasb Safavid). In the past, this square had a moat around it. ... MORE
Arg is one of the most important Caliphate’s seat of Tehran which dates back to the Safavid era (the reign of Shah Tahmasb Safavid). In the past, this square had a moat around it. Other royal buildings were also within this area. This square has its name from the time of Fathali Shah, but during the ...
Mir Emad (Sq.) Mosque
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
This ancient and historical mosque of Kashan is located to the south of the copper bazaar and opposite the main bazaar of the city. The founder of this mosque was 'Khajeh Amir Emad-ud-Din ... MORE
This ancient and historical mosque of Kashan is located to the south of the copper bazaar and opposite the main bazaar of the city. The founder of this mosque was 'Khajeh Amir Emad-ud-Din Shirvani'. The said was constructed during the reign of Soltan Jahan Shah Qaraqoyunloo in the years 841-874 AH. ...
Ganj Ali Khan Square
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
Around this oval square some elements of the city have taken shape so that, to the three sides of the square stands the bazaar of Kerman. In the other side is the Ganj Ali Khan School. ... MORE
Around this oval square some elements of the city have taken shape so that, to the three sides of the square stands the bazaar of Kerman. In the other side is the Ganj Ali Khan School. The presence of a bath, water reservoir, mint, bazaars and Chahar Sooq, amass to form a complete aggregate. The architectural ...
city: Semnan
This vicinity lies 8 km. to the south east of Semnan and is at the tail end of the lands under cultivation known as 'Haft Tappeh'. The elevation and skirts of each of these hillocks ... MORE
This vicinity lies 8 km. to the south east of Semnan and is at the tail end of the lands under cultivation known as 'Haft Tappeh'. The elevation and skirts of each of these hillocks vary in height and circumference. The type of architecture and dimensions of the bricks reveal the fact that these hillocks ...
Khan Square
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This square is a collection that Mohammad Taqi Khan established with a harmonious design. There are shops in the form of archade at the four corners of the square. The Shafe'iyeh School ... MORE
This square is a collection that Mohammad Taqi Khan established with a harmonious design. There are shops in the form of archade at the four corners of the square. The Shafe'iyeh School is located at the north east corner of the square. From this square one way leads to Qeisarieh and another to Rig ...
Qiam (Ex. Shah) Square
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This square and its name are memories of the time Hadji Ali Naqi Khan (1219-1214 AH.) the son of Mohammad Taqi Khan who governed there. On one of the stone benches (platforms) around ... MORE
This square and its name are memories of the time Hadji Ali Naqi Khan (1219-1214 AH.) the son of Mohammad Taqi Khan who governed there. On one of the stone benches (platforms) around the square and in the old school next to it, there is an epigraph on stone with the poems of Zabihi, the poet of twelfth ...
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