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Hasht Behesht

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Hasht Behesht

View of the palace from the gardens.

Hasht Behesht (Persian: هشت‌بهشت), meaning "Eight Paradises" is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan.

It was built in 1669 and is today protected by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization. Of more than forty mansions which existed in Isfahan during the rule of Safavids, this is the only one left today.


See also

External links

  • Hasht Behesht Palace Museum Restaurant in Doha
  • MIT's Archnet entry for the Palace
  • More Pictures, Tishineh

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