Chehel Sotoun

Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran

Chehel Sotoun
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Chehel Sotoun is a pavilion built by Shah Abbas II, the Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666, to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors.

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Chehel Sotoun

Chehel Sotoun Categories

  • Castles and Palaces

  • Man-Made

  • World Heritage Site

    The site is known as The Persian Garden on UNESCO's World Heritage Site list. There is a collection of nine gardens, selected from various regions of Iran, which influenced the design of gardens in Asia and Europe.


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