The Architecture of Historic Isfahan (Esfahan)
Khajoo Bridge was commissioned by the Safavid king Shah Abbas II around 1650 C.E. The bridge is made of stone and brick (with tile work), has 24 arches, a span of 133 meters with a width of 12 meters. The bridge was originally designed for traffic, but is now pedestrian only.
Twenty one large arches and 26 smaller arches make up the water inlets. A unique feature of this bridge is that it has a pedestrians (lower) level with steps on the downstream side where people can congregate and enjoy the view.
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