Isfahan Historical Sites

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان  Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol

پل سی و سه پل اصفهان


Sio-Se 1 -Pol 2 (Pol-e-Allah Verdi Khan), is a unique construction of Safavi era which is located at the end of the Chahar Bagh-e-Abbasi Street. This beautiful bridge has been built in Shah Abbas-e-Safavi era by stuffs like bricks and mortar above the Zayandeh Rud River in order to connect the north and south of Isfahan. The important characteristics of this bridge are the arches and entrances of Sio-Sepol which has been separated the passageway of mounted from pedestrian.

This bridge that is a unique masterpiece of the first Shah Abbas-e-Safavi’s works; has been constructed by coast and control of famous commander “Allah Verdi Khan”. Other names were used for this bridge such as “Sio-Se Cheshmeh, “Chahr Bagh”, “Jolfa” and finally “Zayandeh Rud”. The name of Pol-e-Shah Abbasi is because of ordering of its construction by the first Shah Abbas and whereas it has been built by stewardship and effort of Allah Verdi Khan, it is well known to Pol-e-Allah Verdi Khan, and as the passageway of people was toward Jolfa, they called it Pol-e-Jolf, and because it had forty fountains it is famous for Pol-e-Chehel Cheshmeh and now it has thirty three fountains so it is famous for Pol-e-Sio Se Chesmeh.

“Sheikh Alinaghi Kamareai” ,the poet of Shah Abbas era, has been said the date of this construction in a piece of poetry to the date of 1581A.C. in which this year is simultaneous with the times whereas Chahar Bagh Street has been generated. The length and width of this bridge is about 300 meters and 14 meters, so it is the longest bridge which has been built above Zayandeh Rud. The upper part has been used when it was full of water and has balconies for sake of summer seat and it was place of water passing. The lower part has been place of passing the passengers from east to west of Isfahan and vice versa on Zayandeh Rud River when the water was low. This bridge which connects Chahar Bagh-e-Abbasi to mentioned Chahar Bagh, had already forty fountains but now among those forty fountains just remain thirty three fountains and the rest of them has been blocked. The sprinkling ceremony has been held beside of this bridge in Safavi era. Also Armenians of Jolfa in Isfahan has been held their Cross Washing ceremony on limits of this bridge. The bridge is one of Iran architecture and construction of bridges’ masterpieces and it is considered as a unique beauty and grandeur.

This work has been registered as one of Iran National Monuments by registration number 110 in 5th January 1931.


  1. Sio-Se means thirty three
  2. Pol in Persian means bridge


Address: Sio-Se-Pol, Enghelab Square, Chahar Bagh Street, Kaveh Street, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان اصفهان، شهر اصفهان، خیابان کاوه، خیابان چهارباغ، میدان انقلاب، سی و سه پل


Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

Isfahan Sio-Se-Pol - Isfahan, Iran پل سی و سه پل اصفهان

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