Major city of the Seljuq Turks ( 11th-12th century) and of the Safavid dynasty of Iran (16th-18th century), now a major city in west central Iran. It lies on the Zayandeh River.

Isfahan, a major textile center, is well known for its handicrafts and architecture and traditional manufactures of tiles, rugs, and cotton fabrics.

Isfahan, Sio Seh Pol (Allah Verdy Khan) Bridge
Isfahan, Chehel Sotune
Isfahan, Khajoo (Shahi) Bridge
Isfahan, Ali Qapoo Edifice