Hasht Behesht

Hasht Behesht ("Eight Paradises"), is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan, Iran.

It was built in 1669 and is today protected by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization.



Links

* [http://archnet.org/library/sites/one-site.tcl?site_id=216 MIT's Archnet entry for the Palace]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ney — For other uses, see Ney (disambiguation). Woman playing the Ney in a painting from the Hasht Behesht Palace in Isfahan, Iran, 1669. wood Classification End blown …   Wikipedia

  • Esfahan — Ispahan Ispahan (fa) اصفهان Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Espahan — Ispahan Ispahan (fa) اصفهان Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isfahan — Ispahan Ispahan (fa) اصفهان Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ispahan — 32° 41′ N 51° 41′ E / 32.68, 51.68 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isphahan — Ispahan Ispahan (fa) اصفهان Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Meidan Emam — Ispahan Ispahan (fa) اصفهان Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oud — For other uses, see Oud (disambiguation). Oud Front and rear views of an oud String instrument Classification Necked bowl lutes String instruments …   Wikipedia

  • Goblet drum — Ornate goblet drum from Egypt The goblet drum (also chalice drum, darbuka, doumbek, dumbec, or tablah, Persian: دمبک, Arabic: دربوكة‎ / ALA LC: darbūkah) is a hand drum with a goblet shape used mostly in the Middle East …   Wikipedia

  • Daf — For other meanings of DAF, daf, daff or similar, see DAF. Daf Other names Dafli, Dap, Def, Tef, Defi, Gaval, Duf Classification hand percussion …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.