Here Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane Minaret is seen from the Imam Ali Square in Isfahan

Here Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane Minaret is seen from the Imam Ali Square in Isfahan

Another view of the minaret from beautiful Imam Ali Square

Another view of the minaret from beautiful Imam Ali Square

Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane minaret is located in the old part of Isfahan - this historical minaret used to stand close to the city gate in the past

Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane minaret is located in the old part of Isfahan - this historical minaret used to stand close to the city gate in the past

This minaret was also called Ali Minar due to its proximity to the Ali ebn-e Sahl mausoleum

This minaret was also called Ali Minar due to its proximity to the Ali ebn-e Sahl mausoleum

This minaret stand in a corner which houses a mosque now - here central pool can be seen with the minaret in the background

This minaret stand in a corner which houses a mosque now - here central pool can be seen with the minaret in the background

The name Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane is given to this minaret because historical Ghushkhaneh garden are located close to it

The name Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane is given to this minaret because historical Ghushkhaneh garden are located close to it

Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane minaret dates back to the 14th century

Bagh-e-Ghoushkhane minaret dates back to the 14th century

This minaret is built with the interlocking bricks which provide not only beauty to this structure but also the strength

This minaret is built with the interlocking bricks which provide not only beauty to this structure but also the strength

Upper section of the minaret is adorned with beautiful tiles

Upper section of the minaret is adorned with beautiful tiles

A closeup view of the minaret

A closeup view of the minaret

This minaret had withstood many events in the past and it seemed to be standing still very strong

This minaret had withstood many events in the past and it seemed to be standing still very strong

Details of the brick work used on the minaret to create designs and patterns

Details of the brick work used on the minaret to create designs and patterns

Lower and middle parts of the minarets lack decorative tiles but design of bricks make up for this

Lower and middle parts of the minarets lack decorative tiles but design of bricks make up for this

This upper section of the minaret was once gilded with blue tiles but now some of them are missing

This upper section of the minaret was once gilded with blue tiles but now some of them are missing

Sarban Minaret is also located in the historical part of Isfahan

Sarban Minaret is also located in the historical part of Isfahan

The street where this minaret stands today is named after this structure

The street where this minaret stands today is named after this structure

This freestanding minar is built with brick during the Seljuq era

This freestanding minar is built with brick during the Seljuq era

Base of the Sarban Minaret - this minar was built between 1130-1155

Base of the Sarban Minaret - this minar was built between 1130-1155

This 12th century minaret is 48m in height

This 12th century minaret is 48m in height

Some historians believe that this minaret may have been part of an old mosque on this site

Some historians believe that this minaret may have been part of an old mosque on this site

The minar consists primarily of a plain brick base and tiers of tapering cylindrical shafts with alternate bands of decorative brick

The minar consists primarily of a plain brick base and tiers of tapering cylindrical shafts with alternate bands of decorative brick

This minar is made of seven parts and hence each sections shows its different design

This minar is made of seven parts and hence each sections shows its different design

Blue tiles in geometric patterns are used to add beauty to this structure

Blue tiles in geometric patterns are used to add beauty to this structure

The second and third parts have masterly decorative brickwork

The second and third parts have masterly decorative brickwork

The fourth part is its first crown, which has brick muqarnas with turquoise tiles

The fourth part is its first crown, which has brick muqarnas with turquoise tiles

The fifth part has decorative bricks

The fifth part has decorative bricks

These bricks minarets were common during the Seljuq period and they built many minarets in Iran

These bricks minarets were common during the Seljuq period and they built many minarets in Iran

Today Sarban Minar is a classical example of Islamic architectural style

Today Sarban Minar is a classical example of Islamic architectural style

The sixth part is the second crown and the seventh part is the vertex of the minaret

The sixth part is the second crown and the seventh part is the vertex of the minaret

The horizontal bands between the two cornices consist of rectangular Kufic inscriptions in the Banai style

The horizontal bands between the two cornices consist of rectangular Kufic inscriptions in the Banai style

Today, this minaret is tilting towards west and it raises concerns for its future but it is still a solid structure

Today, this minaret is tilting towards west and it raises concerns for its future but it is still a solid structure