Undeniably an ancient city, Isfahan was established around 2700 BC, then called Ispandana. From 1050 - 1722, the city enjoyed a golden age as one of the most powerful cities in the world, and, for a time, one of the largest.
Today, Isfahan is known for its beauty, wealth, architecture, and art.
People Born in Isfahan
Isfahan in People's Lives
Agatha Christie: I visited here with my husband in the 1930's, on my way back to England from Iraq. I fell in love with this city, and it was one of my favorite travel destinations. I called it a "fairytale city."