Ali Qapu is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran
Tourist Attractions Isfahan (Ali Qapu)
At the west of MaidaneImmam (Naghsh-e Jahan), just in front of the Sheikh Lotfollahmosque .The Ali Qapu palace is well-known palace all over Iran. The first part of palace was built in 1597. It was used as a residential palace. Shah Abbas the great, ordered to construct the palace on the site of palace and garden from the Timurid time. Shah Abbas’s palace was a four floors with a veranda. Shah Abbas the second, expanded the palace and a music hall (room) was constructed on the top of palace.