Isfahan

About Isfahan

Nicknamed “Half the World” by Iranians, Isfahan is popular for good reason. Its long tree-lined boulevards, squares enclosed by historical mosques and palaces, traditional schools, cathedrals, fire temples, and green gardens are beautiful enough to spend weeks at. Interested in different religions? Isfahan is the spot for you! The city is very popular for its Safavid era monuments. There you will find other hallmarks of amazing architecture, like Si-o-Seh Pol Bridge, Imam Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar of Isfahan. And of course, don’t miss the beautiful Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. If you have children, your family will also love The Seashell Museum and Isfahan’s Aquarium.  

Distance from Tehran

  • 446km
  • 4h
  • No Bus
  • 7h
  • 1h

Best Time to Visit Isfahan

The blue sky above and the golden city below make autumn one of the most temperate and beautiful times to visit Isfahan. The city might get a bit crowded and expensive during spring, but the nice weather and the Nowruz festival make it worth it. The next best window for visiting Isfahan is early September to late October, before the autumn weather gets too chilly. 

Suggested months to visit Isfahan

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Weather in Isfahan

Mainly humid continental, Isfahan experiences chilly winters and boiling summers. During winter and autumn, mornings are quite pleasant with a temperature-drop at nights. During in summer, the days are too hot to be out while the nights enjoy a mild temperature. 

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