Khaju Bridge is built over Zayanderud River in Isfahan - it connects the Khaju quarter on the north bank with the Zoroastrian quarter

Khaju Bridge is built over Zayanderud River in Isfahan - it connects the Khaju quarter on the north bank with the Zoroastrian quarter

This bridge was built during the reign of Safavid king Shah Abbas II around 1650

This bridge was built during the reign of Safavid king Shah Abbas II around 1650

Khaju Bridge has 24 arches and is 133 meters long and 12 meters wide

Khaju Bridge has 24 arches and is 133 meters long and 12 meters wide

This bridge served two functions in the past, a crossing bridge and a weir (dam)

This bridge served two functions in the past, a crossing bridge and a weir (dam)

Looking to the east while standing at the Khaju Bridge of Isfahan

Looking to the east while standing at the Khaju Bridge of Isfahan

Interior of one of the arches of the bridge - this lower section of the bridge is used as resting place in the hot summer months

Interior of one of the arches of the bridge - this lower section of the bridge is used as resting place in the hot summer months

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

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

This structure is built in the middle of bridge and it gives a unique look to the bridge

This structure is built in the middle of bridge and it gives a unique look to the bridge

Locals are walking on the lower tier of the brige - upper tier was used for multi-purpose in the past

Locals are walking on the lower tier of the brige - upper tier was used for multi-purpose in the past

This bridge is an arch bridge and thus does not need cables or additional supports

This bridge is an arch bridge and thus does not need cables or additional supports

The Khaju Bridge is noted as one of the finest construction and instance of Persian architecture.

The Khaju Bridge is noted as one of the finest construction and instance of Persian architecture.

On the upper level of the bridge, the main central aisle was utilized by horses and carts and the vaulted paths on either side by pedestrians

On the upper level of the bridge, the main central aisle was utilized by horses and carts and the vaulted paths on either side by pedestrians

The bridge was initially designed with artistic painting and tile-work but little remains today

The bridge was initially designed with artistic painting and tile-work but little remains today

This bridge is famous for it's breathtaking views of the river

This bridge is famous for it's breathtaking views of the river

Locals flock to this bridge in the evening for relaxation

Locals flock to this bridge in the evening for relaxation

Zayanderud River seen through one of the arches of the Khaju Bridge

Zayanderud River seen through one of the arches of the Khaju Bridge

It was the month of February so there was a very little water in the river

It was the month of February so there was a very little water in the river

Looking to the right side of the river, while standing at the bridge

Looking to the right side of the river, while standing at the bridge

The lower level is also used as pedestrian way or just a shady place to rest

The lower level is also used as pedestrian way or just a shady place to rest

A group of children is coming to visit the bridge

A group of children is coming to visit the bridge

Sun was almost going down and evening was fast approaching

Sun was almost going down and evening was fast approaching

In year 2008, the Khaju bridge was listed as ‘the most amazing bridges of world’

In year 2008, the Khaju bridge was listed as ‘the most amazing bridges of world’

Three local girls walking on the bank of the river with Khaju Bridge in the background

Three local girls walking on the bank of the river with Khaju Bridge in the background

I visited this bridge again on the second evening of my stay in Isfahan

I visited this bridge again on the second evening of my stay in Isfahan

Lights of the neighbouring districts was being reflected by the waters of the River Zayanderud

Lights of the neighbouring districts was being reflected by the waters of the River Zayanderud

Khaju Bridge at dusk - Isfahan is considered by the locals as one of the most beautiful cities in the world because of its architecture and this bridge is one of them

Khaju Bridge at dusk - Isfahan is considered by the locals as one of the most beautiful cities in the world because of its architecture and this bridge is one of them

Lights of the Khaju Bridge being seen in the waters of the river

Lights of the Khaju Bridge being seen in the waters of the river

One of my last photo before I bid my farewell to this amazing structure

One of my last photo before I bid my farewell to this amazing structure