Khaju Bridge

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Title

Khaju Bridge
Khwaju Bridge, Pol-i Khaju
پل خواجو

Agent

Unknown Persian architects

Location

Eşfahān, Eşfahān, Iran
Zayandeh Rud River
32°38'13.1"N 51°40'59.8"E

Date

1650
17th century

Style Period

Safavid (style)
Safavid (dynasty)
Islamic

Cultural Context

Iranian
Persian

Worktype

bridge
dam

Material

stone
brick

Technique

vaulting

Subject

Architecture and City Planning
Isfahan
Khwaju
bridge and dam
Persian hydrography
Zayandeh Rud river
vaulted path

Description

exterior view
detail view
view of arched walkway
Khaju Bridge has 24 arches and is 133 metres long and 12 metres wide. The pass way of the bridge is 7.5 meters wide, made of bricks and stones with 21 larger and 26 smaller inlet and outlet channels. The pieces of stone used in this bridge are over 2 meters long and the distance between every channel and the ceiling base is 21 meters.

Rights

© Saif Haq
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ID

Haq0847

Source

Saif Haq

Collection

Citation

architects, Unknown Persian, Khaju Bridge, 1650, Eşfahān, Eşfahān, Iran, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Saif Haq. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/18772.

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