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Pol-e Khaju (Khaju Bridge)

Khaju Bridge (pol-e Khaju), built in the year 1650 -during the life of Shah Abbas II, is in Isfahan and on the east side of Zayandeh Roud.

The bridge was designed for different users; the upper part was for carriage and cattle, and the lower part was mainly for pedestrians.

Octagonal pavilions in the center of the bridge, on both the down and the upstream sides, provide vantage points for the remarkable views.

 The lower level of the bridge is accessible by pedestrians and remains a popular place for relaxing.

The bridge has 23 arches and is 133 meters long and 12 meters wide.

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