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Chehel Sotun Isfahan Iran - Vipemo

Chehel Sotun – Part 2

Chehel Sotun The paintings of the western wall (opposite the entrance) depict, from right to left. the following subjects: The feast given by Shah Abbas the Great in honor of King Vali Mohammad Khan of Turkestan. This is a clear and picturesque portrayal of the ostentation of the Esfahan court. The battle of Chaldoran between the troops of Shah Ismail r Safavid and the Ot-toman Janissaries. The reception given by Shah Tahrnasb I in honor of the Hindu prince Homayun [...]

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Chehel Sotun Isfahan Iran - Vipemo

Chehel Sotun – Part 1

Chehel Sotun Chehel Sotun, Hasht Behesht, and Talar-e Ashraf, along with several other, less sumptuous buildings are the few survivors of the magnificent compound of Safavid palaces which used to occupy a vast area from Naqsh-e Jahan Square to Chahar Bagh Avenue. These palaces stand amid . superb parkland, which, however, has been largely diminished compared to the original garden of Jahan Nama that had been planted there by Shah Ismail Safavid. Today the original plan of the park and [...]

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