Chehel sotoun Garden
Chehel sotoun palace that called as the most blessed building of the word is one of the most beautiful memorials on the Safavid eras in Isfahan. The Chehel sotoun palace is one of the examples of the safavid royal gardens that are also known as the forty pillars garden or the 40th sultan museum. Chehel sotoun is located in the heart of a garden that shah Abbas II has built for receptions and amusement. In fact, this garden is an amall part of the vast and spectacular gardens of the world. This historical heritage is considered to be one of the most famous and popular palaces in Isfahan, which, despite injuries, still has stunning beauty to offer to tourists and visitors.
Location of chehel sotoun
Chehel sotoun garden located in the city of Isfahan and east of Chaharbagh street, south of Sepah street and west of Naghsh-e Jahan square. The garden was designed in the city and among other gardens so that it was possible to access it from other gardens. A set of these gardens. A set of these gardens formed along the Chaharbagh. Chehel Sotoun garden has three entrances located in the east, facing east. Afeter entering the garden from its main entrance, after a short distance, there will be a large pool in front of the mansion. The main axis of the garden shows the direction of movement with the help of trees on both sides towards the main palace. The Chehel sotoun garden have a very small slop that helps the water to flow into the small rivers.
Architecture of Chehel sotoun
The architecture of this palace is a combination of Chines, Iranian, and Chinese architecture, with a large 38 m long, 17 m high elevation east. The pillars of this porch are octagonal planks and pine wood. The main ivan based on 20 pillars. Many researchers consider the naming couse of the palace to reflect twenty pillars on the large mansion pool. Of course, the role of the 40th in the Persian literature may well be another reason for calling the mansion to be forty pillars.