Joui Bridge, Esfahan, Iran by kamalipour

Joui Bridge is a bridge in Isfahan, Iran. It was built in 1665, during the Safavid era. It is 147 meters long and 4 meters wide, with 21 arches. It was built during the reign of Shah Abbas II to irrigate and inter-relate the king’s gardens on both sides of the river. The bridge and the two parlours within were for the exclusive use of the shah and his courtiers. Nowadays the parlours are being used as tea houses.