The symbolic geometry of persian gardens

The symbol of the digit 4, representing the four sacred elements, fire, air, water and land, has very old origins.  More

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The grandeur of Isfahan architecture

Shah Abbas I (1589-1627) was the Safavid dinasty shah who designated Isfahan as capital. He reconstituted it with so many new mosques, palaces, bridges, avenues and parks that European travellers referred to it as “half the world”. More