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The amazing panorama that is Naqsh-e-Jahan Square, Esfahan, the second largest Square in the world, taken from a balcony in the Ali Qapu Palace.

In the centre of the picture, you can just make out two lines of horse-drawn carriages (Doreshkeh) waiting to drive tourists around the perimeter. Riding in the carriage you see the sights of the Imam Mosque, Ali Qapu and the bazaar from a completely different perspective and you realise just how large and incredibly impressive this Square is. (more than 500m long and 163m wide)

 No matter how many times I’ve trotted round the Square behind ponies like Samanu, I never tire of this inexpensive treat and I look forward to riding round this UNESCO designated heritage site it every visit.

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