Khaju Bridge


17 August 2017

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Khaju Bridge

It is almost hard to talk about Isfahan city and its advantageous hotels and hostels since there are many subjects are worthy to mention and here we are having them to outline. People and tourists from around the world look for attractions and varieties by which they could make best decision of destination for their even short or long trip, such as modern cities, green areas, history and antiquity. As for the last group, booking hostels and hotels in Isfahan at the center of Iran can absolutely make an ever remaining memory in their life. What really stand out from Isfahan are its historical monuments from 500 to more than 1000 of years ago. In this essay we will discuss one of the most popular one : KHAJU bridge.

Khaju Bridge Oldest Bridge of Isfahan

Khaju Bridge is one of the most famous places in Isfahan, which has many fans, and many tourists visit this place every year. This bridge has a long history. In this section of our website of Hostel Isfahan, we will provide information about the Khaju Bridge in Esfahan.

According to the information previously announced by different historic magazines of tourism in Iran, the bridge of Khaju is called Shahi Bridge and Baba Rukn al-Din and Shiraz and Hassan Abad. Khaju Bridge in Isfahan is one of the buildings of Shah Abbas II Safavi from safavi dynasty, which was built in 1060 AH. The length of the Khaju Bridge in Isfahan is 133 meters and its width is 12 meters. According to some studies in the Qajar era, another class on the bridge was destroyed by the Qajar ruler whose name is unclear.

Khaju Bridge is in the city of Isfahan and on the Zayandehrud River on the east thirty-three bridge or(si-o-se pol). Khajoo Bridge was registered in Isfahan on around December 15, 1930 with 111 numbered as one of the national works of Iran.

The Khaju Bridge in Isfahan is more famous for its tile design and decoration than other Zayandeh Rood river bridges. On each side of the eastern and western sides, a bridge has been built consisting of several paintwork rooms. This building, called “Shahneshin”, at that time was the place of elders and emirs who were called to watch the swimming and sailing competitions on the artificial lake.

The Khaju Bridge in Isfahan is located at the eastern side of the two shores, which appears to be the symbol of the Bakhtiari and guardian armies of Isfahan in the afternoon. The Khaju Bridge of Isfahan has 24 openings made of carefully cut cubes and in the middle section, it is blocked by wooden gates to catch the river. According to the findings, the goal of Shah Abbas II was to build a Khaju bridge in Isfahan, linking the two Khaju neighborhoods (river side area) and the Hasan Abad gate with the flat steel and the Shiraz road. Tourists and globe trotters who have come to Isfahan in different periods have praised the beauty of the Khaju Bridge, making it one of the permanent masterpieces of Iranian and Islamic historical architecture.

In the middle of the Khaju Bridge of Isfahan, there is a building containing several paintings on the roof and wall, which were dedicated to the elders and monarchs who watched swimming and sailing competitions at the time of the creation of the artificial lake. For people who have not really seen the Khaju Bridge of Isfahan so far, and they are one of those tourists and world travelers attracted by history and its wonders, the website of Hostel Isfahan strongly recommends to visit this city and visit the beautiful scenery of this bridge on zayanderood river.

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