The positive point of Khaju Bridgeis that if you are a little wise, you can watch a few monuments and see them in one day. These are Si-o-se Pol and Khaju Bridge that are located along Zayanderud. The green space between these two bridges can take away the distance between them and give you a good walk.
The names of this building:
- Teymori Bridge
- Shahi Bridge
- Shiraz Bridge
- Hasan-Abad Bridge
In 1060, during the reign of Safavid Shah Abbas II, Khaju Bridge was built. Several years later, in 1290, during the reign of Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar, this bridge was restored.
Usage of Khaju Bridge
It was necessary to go a long way to go to Khaju neighborhood and Hassan Abad gate to the Takhte Foolad and Shiraz. That’s why it was built on the orders of Shah Abbas II, the bridge to make it easier to access.
Apart from that, the Shah did not miss his interest. So, in the middle of the bridge, was built a beautiful building called Biglarbeigi to go somewhere with people and enjoy the weather and a good view. Or, for example, come to watch swimming and sailing competitions with elders.
And one of the most important and interesting uses of these applications is its damping. Damping bridges were bridges that had valves. In normal mode, the hatch was open, and when they wanted to keep the water behind, they closed the valves and turned them into a dam. The same function of the bridge has become the culmination of the Iranian bridge construction industry!
This bridge is 133 meters. If it is difficult for you to recognize the Si-o-se pol and Khaju bridge, it is a large building that is located in the middle of the Khaju Bridge can help you and it is called the Alcove.
How was it Made?
The stone conglomerate is the foundation of this bridge. The pavement minimizes water erosion by water.As you can see, the mortar brick is the appearance of this bridge. The other mortar, such as wood and stone, and sarouj, which we discussed earlier in detail, has been used in the building of this bridge.
It’s customary for musicians and good-natured people to go to this bridge at night and engage in singing and playing. Khaju’s nights are very spectacular.
- Hours: Fulltime
- Ticket prices: Free
- Address: Kamal Ismail Avenue, Isfahan, Khaju Bridge