Hasht Behesht

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View of the palace from the gardens.

Hasht Behesht (Persian: هشت‌ بهشت‎), meaning "Eight Paradises" is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan, Iran.

It was built in 1669 and is today protected by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization. Of more than forty mansions which existed in Isfahan during the rule of Safavids, this is the only one left today.


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  • D. N. Wilber: Persian Gardens and Garden Pavilions (Tokyo, 1962), pp. 107–11
  • M. Ferrante: ‘Le Pavillon de Hašt Bihišt, ou les Huit Paradis, à Ispahan: Relevés et problèmes s’y rattachant’, Travaux de restauration de monuments historiques en Iran, ed. G. Zander (Rome, 1968), pp. 399–420

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Coordinates: 32°39′12″N 51°40′12″E / 32.65333°N 51.67000°E / 32.65333; 51.67000