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Creator

Denis Baly

Creation Date

1967

Description

The Shahrestan bridge is the oldest bridge in Isfahan. The massive stone piers are Sassanian, while the brickwork atop it is Seljuk. Roman engineers who were taken prisoner were probably responsible for the design of the bridge, Wilfrid Blunt writes that the bridge is “sprawling, picturesque, decayed.” -SK

Keywords

Iran, Esfahan

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