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    هشت بهشت


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    Hast Behesht meaning eight paradises in Persian is a beautiful palace that was built during Shah Soleyman's reign where he hosted 8 of his favorite concubines in 8 sections of this building all at once. (Wikipedia) - Hasht Behesht View of the palace from the gardens.

    Hasht Behesht (Persian: هشت‌بهشت), meaning "Eight Paradises" is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan.

    It was built in 1669 and is today protected by Iran''s Cultural Heritage Organization. Of more than forty mansion which existed in Isfahan during the rule of Safavids, this is the only one left today.

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