With a possibility of thawing in Iranian–American relations, soon enough Americans may be able to visit all of Iran’s amazing national treasures. There’s so much to see!
4. Khajoo Bridge
The Khajoo in Isfahan spans the Zayandeh River and dates to 1650. It also functions as a building in and of itself.
19. The Tomb of Hafez
Hafez is the Iranian equivalent of Shakespeare, if everyone in the English speaking world treated Shakespeare as a rock star. His tomb is a major pilgrimage point, and is beautifully kept.
20. Chehel Sotoun Pavilion
Chehel Sotoun, literally “Forty Columns,” was used as a reception point for foreign dignitaries. Now you can frolic through it as you remember it’s also a UNESCO site.
21. Imam Square
Imam Square, a UNESCO site, dates from the 17th century. It is a massive square surrounded by three mosques.
22. Abanyeh Village
Abanyeh Village is a historic mud brick village. It is completely authentic, and little modern additions have been added to it.