(Persia Digest) – The restorations in the Alighapu building terrace have finally been completed after twelve years of work and the scaffolding was removed in the evening of Saturday, 3 February. All the sections of this historic building are now open to the public.
The restoration works of this Isfahan landmark were carried out to the tune of 2BN and 800MM tomans, including the strengthening of the building, and restoration of its ceiling, ornaments, and columns.
Alighapu landmark is located in the southern wing of the famous Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, facing Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. It is a magnificent building dating back to the Safavid era. Its miniature paintings are the works of the prominent Safavid artist, Reza Abbasi, and the stucco work of the top floor of the palace constitute its “Music room” or “Sound room”.
Photos: Alireza Vasigh-Ansari/Tasnim News Agency
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