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Chehel Sotoun

Open Now: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Among the nicest places I have ever been to ...

Even if one is not an Art or History lover one can't resist the charm of this Palace, whose outside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Iolanda A
Lisbon, Portugal
Amazing Iranian Architecture

The palace is located at walking distance from Naghsh Jahan square so you can visit both places in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tehran, Iran
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  • Average7%
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“long pool”(11 reviews)
“wooden columns”(13 reviews)
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Sepah St, Imam Hosein Sq, Isfahan, Iran, Isfahan 81464, Iran
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even if one is not an Art or History lover one can't resist the charm of this Palace, whose outside is as mesmerizing as its interior. A lot has been said and written about it but visiting it will make the difference.

Thank Iolanda A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is located at walking distance from Naghsh Jahan square so you can visit both places in one day. The artworks on the outside terrace and the paintings inside the hall are amazing. Each painting illustrates an important happening during Iranian kingdoms. The mirror...More

Thank Atefeh_ps1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a historical place that locates in a glorious garden in Isfahan with 20 column and another 20 column picture in the water.

Thank Ali Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you say magnificent, you mean a palace like this with only 20 pillars and the reflection of them in the vast pool in front which make them double and It suggest the name of it!

Thank PoUrya G
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I'm a big fan of the paintings inside the building, they are in very large scale and are ammmazing so don't forget to bring a very good camera. The garden is as green as it can be and the staff were nice, tho I did...More

Thank kim s
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This place is so lovely, its bring you the History, calmness and interesting people to meet. We enjoyed visiting this gorgeous palace.

Thank Tabitha S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

If you wanna feel in love again visit this place. The combination of Iranian and Chinese architecture make you feel fly. Fantastic original painting on the wall make you hear the story behind the paintings.

Thank Maryam P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Chehel Sotun garden means forty pillars garden and forty in Persia stands for excess. the pavilion has some of the best paintings of the Safavid era.

Thank Farhad P
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Both the area is spectacular and inside it If you went to Isfahan, you should see forty pillars. As an ancient Iranian architecture. Look inside and enjoy the natural surroundings. Architecture is also enjoyable.

Thank Iran Driver Gui... S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Chehel Sotoun is a very beautiful, calm and friendly place. Just enjoy the relaxing atmosphere under its trees.

Thank Tankred W
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Azadeh A
27 December 2016|
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Response from maryam m | Reviewed this property |
Hi,best time is between 9-12,then you will visit best reflection