Nain County in Isfahan Province: an attractive tourist destination

September 4, 2019
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Nain County is  in Isfahan Province in Iran with the county’s population was 54,298 is divided into 2 districts: the Central District and Anarak District. The county has three cities: Anarak and Bafran including Nain.

The hub of the famous Isfahan Province, Nain, a 3000-year-old county, is the destination for many tourists.  According to a few historical  accounts the place has got its name from the swampy ground plant, reeds which are called  Ney in Persian. The desolate tract of land, stretches past the 1580 meters above the sea level, was the most preferred place for the rulers in the 5th century AH.

You can have a glance of the parts of the stonework  beauties of the tourist attraction in Nain County to satisfy your hunger for classiness

The old Masjed-e Jameh which is still in use, shows off the beautiful wood-carving, especially on its door and entrance. The wall paintings in mihrab are also amazing and occupy the appealing flowery and geometrical patterns besides elegant Kufic writings. The design of the building and the minaret are inspiring enough to catch the tourists.

Khaney-e Pirniya or Pirniya House, now acting as a museum based on Anthropology. It is situated opposite to the Jameh Mosque. The national heritage site that was left from the Safavid era, features the delicate conventional artworks everywhere.

The most appealing thing Nain County is to enjoy  the stories that were represented graphically on painted walls; a series of stories from Haft Peikar by the great Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi are exhibited. Narin Qal’e nearby the Jameh Mosque,  is a famous piece of construction from the pre-Islamic age.

Nain’s bazaar is situated in the neighborhood of Nain Qal’e. It is a commercial access road from an old age. It involves 170 shops and the national heritage site which offers so many remarkable things. The beautiful cloaks, handwoven rugs, and medicinal herbs are very significant things to see.

Go explore Nain County city and find more interesting architectures and other remarkable things about the place.

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A 3000-year-old county, Nain is a tourist destination in the heart of famed Isfahan Province. According to some historic accounts, the name has been derived from the marshy ground plant, reeds, Ney in Persian. The desert land, 1580 m above sea level, was a favorite place for rulers in the 5th century AH.

Stay with me to take a glance at parts of the masonry beauties of the tourist attraction.

The old Masjed-e Jameh, still in use, boasts beautiful woodcarving, especially on its door and entrance. The frescos in mihrab are also remarkable and involve pretty floral and geometrical patterns besides gorgeous Kufic writings. The design of the building and minaret are interesting.

Khaney-e Pirniya or Pirniya House, now functioning as an anthropology museum, is opposite the Jameh Mosque. The national heritage site, left from the Safavid era, the building features delicate traditional artworks wherever you look. The most interesting thing here is to watch the stories depicted on painted walls; a series of stories from Haft Peikar by the great Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi are displayed.

Narin Qal’e lies nearby the Jameh Mosque and is a notable piece of architecture from the pre-Islamic era.

Nain’s bazaar is in the vicinity of Narin Qal’e, a commercial thoroughfare from an old age. Involving 170 shops, the national heritage site offers many things; among them beautiful hand-woven rugs, cloaks and medicinal herbs.

Considering all these are next to another, it sounds like a convenient journey as you can see a set of interesting buildings at a short time. If you are not pressed for time, you can go explore the city on your own!

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