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Ali Qapu Palace, Isfahan

#4 of 20 in Historic Sites in Isfahan
World heritage site · Castle · Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to Ali Qapu Palace, a grandiose royal structure that overlooks Isfahan's Imam Square. Built in the late 16th century by Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty, the palace stretches along the entrance of what once represented a vast complex of royal residences. Step inside to admire the intricate decorations on the walls, visit the music hall famed for its acoustics, and climb up to the colonnaded terrace to enjoy the panoramic view of the historic square. To visit Ali Qapu Palace and get the most from your holiday in Isfahan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Isfahan road trip site.
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  • Ali Qapu palace is where you can be the king! the feeling of being king is given while you are on the porch and can look at the whole square like what king used to do it.  more »
  • Ali Qapo is located on the west side of the Naqshe Jahan square and in front of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, which was in fact the residence of Shah Abbas Safavid. He invited high-ranking and high...  more »
  • Certainly the most interesting building in Isfahan. Both impressive and lovely. You can see so many fine details. The great balcony provides superb views of the square. Climb 40 steps to visit Music Room. Very interesting decorations of the wall.
  • Beautiful masterpiece of art. I LOVE IT! And I recommend that you go and visit it if you happen to go to Isfahan. The tickets are pretty cheap for visitors.
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