Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Local nameمیدان نقش جهان
LocationIsfahan, Iran

Naghsh-e Jahan Square, also known as Imam Square, is a square situated at the center of Isfahan, Iran. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It is 160 metres wide by 560 metres long. It is also referred to as Shah Square or Imam Square.

The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era.

The Shah Mosque is situated on the south side of this square. On the west side is the Ali Qapu Palace. Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque is situated on the eastern side of this square and at the northern side Qeysarie Gate opens into the Isfahan Grand Bazaar.

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Address Esfahan, Iran

Coordinates 32°39'27.813" N 51°40'38.898" E

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