Under Ferdowsi Bridge - Esfahan - Iran

Bryan Freeman

Sydney, Australia

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This bridge is named after Hakīm Abu’l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūs which is translated to Ferdowsi. Ferdowsi was a highly revered Persian poet. Born in 940 in North-East Iran.

Canon 7D
Canon Lens 15-85mm

19 October 2010 Featured in Wide Angle Photography

Further details of Esfahan below from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esfahan

Isfahan is located on the main north-south and east-west routes crossing Iran, and was once one of the largest cities in the world. It flourished from 1050 to 1722, particularly in the 16th century under the Safavid dynasty, when it became the capital of Persia for the second time in its history. Even today, the city retains much of its past glory. It is famous for its Islamic architecture, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. This led to the Persian proverb “’Esfahān nesf-e jahān ast” (Isfahan is half of the world).

The next bridge up from Ferdowsi Bridge is Si-o-Seh Pol (see below)

Si-o-Seh Pol From The Other Side

Abbasi Hotel – Esfahan:

Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque – Esfahan

Inside Imam Mosque below:

Entrance to Imam Mosque:

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The links below will take you to various sets of my work:

  1. Persepolis
  2. Pasargadae
  3. Persia
  4. Esfahan – Iran
  5. Shiraz – Iran
  6. Time Lapse
  7. Black & White
  8. High Dynamic Range – HDR
  9. Birds
  10. Sydney
  11. Luna Park – Sydney
  12. Long Flat – NSW
  13. Sofala
  14. Fireworks

For more on Ferdowsi see Wikipedia

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