Si-o-Se pol 2017-03-06
Si o se pol Bridge
The Allahverdi Khan Bridge, popularly known as Si o se pol (Bridge of thirty three Arches), is a stone double-deck arch bridge in Isfahan, Iran.
Si o se pol is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan and is located in the southern end of Chahar Bagh Avenue.
It is the longest bridge on Zayanderud, with a total length of 297.76 meters and width of 13.75 meters, and is one if the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design.
Built between 1599 and 1602, the construction was financed and supervised by the Georgian chancellor of Abbasi I, Allahverdi Khan Undiladze.
It consist of two superimposed rows of 33 arches. There is a larger base plank at the start of the bridge, under which the Zayanderud flows, supporting a tea house, which is nowadays abandoned.