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Isolated in a popular neighborhood

There used to be a mosque next to this minaret, but I understood it vanished long time ago. With... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
standing a lone for about 10 centeries

most people visiting Isfahan focus on 400 years heritage site of Naghshe jahan square and other... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2011
iraniantraveler
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Esfahan, Iran
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29 Dec 2016
“Isolated in a popular neighborhood”
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

very nice high minaret! very different kinds of patterns in the brickwork! i am not sure if you can enter it or what is the best place to view this minaret.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

There used to be a mosque next to this minaret, but I understood it vanished long time ago. With 54m the highest minaret in town. From the Seljuk period, so very old (approximately 900 years). Strangely there is no point of entry. It is in...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

900 years old and 54m tall makes it more than just the average minaret, highest in the Isfahan Province. For such a slender free standing structure in an area prone to earthquakes my question is - how come it is still standing? This minaret is...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2013

This lonesome Seljuk minaret in the back-alleys of Esfahan will not be anyone's must-see sight in coming to Iran, but for the traveller with time on their hands, the idea that this graceful, towering brick minaret has survived umpteen earthquakes and dynasties gives it a...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2011

most people visiting Isfahan focus on 400 years heritage site of Naghshe jahan square and other Safavi era monuments, some of them visit Jame mosque a Saljuk period magnificent mosque but a avery small part of tourists go to visit the old part of the...More

1  Thank iraniantraveler
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