Sepah St

Sepah St of Qazvin

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Visiting Qazvin has several advantages such as palaces, gardens, museums, etc. One of the most beautiful items that we can’t skip is, visiting the first street of Iran, that is known AS Sepah St.

There is no doubt that one of the most beautiful activities to do in Qazvin is visiting Sepah Street that dates back to 17th century and is known as first street of Iran. Although after revolution it was changed to Shohada St, still locals prefer calling this as Sepah. It’s been built along the palaces and gardens Safavid and over the history, it was changed a bit.

According to history of Safavid, this street has been during Crown Prince tahmaseb that he was willing to connect eastern gardens to western ones, Harims, etc. It was his project and even during other kingdoms, this street was expanded especially Shah Safi, extended this street to the older cemetery of the city.

It is well noted that as this street was a hub at some point, many businesses preferred having a branch nearby especially, in Qajar period, some accommodation lodges, restaurants & cafes were built. However, there is nothing left from those old buildings as they were destroyed in late 20th century. several

As travel consultants, we would highly recommend walking along this ave, in order to get acquainted with old structures of Qazvin and you may be exposed to some older monuments such as Friday mosque, Sa’d-o-saltaneh caravansary, etc.

Visiting Qazvin has several advantages such as palaces, gardens, museums, etc. One of the most beautiful items that we can’t skip is, visiting the first street of Iran, that is known AS Sepah St.

There is no doubt that one of the most beautiful activities to do in Qazvin is visiting Sepah Street that dates back to 17th century and is known as first street of Iran. Although after revolution it was changed to Shohada St, still locals prefer calling this as Sepah. It’s been built along the palaces and gardens Safavid and over the history, it was changed a bit.

According to history of Safavid, this street has been during Crown Prince tahmaseb that he was willing to connect eastern gardens to western ones, Harims, etc. It was his project and even during other kingdoms, this street was expanded especially Shah Safi, extended this street to the older cemetery of the city.

It is well noted that as this street was a hub at some point, many businesses preferred having a branch nearby especially, in Qajar period, some accommodation lodges, restaurants & cafes were built. However, there is nothing left from those old buildings as they were destroyed in late 20th century.

As travel consultants, we would highly recommend walking along this ave, in order to get acquainted with old structures of Qazvin and you may be exposed to some older monuments such as Friday mosque, Sa’d-o-saltaneh caravansary, etc.

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