Nazhvan Forest Park
Isfahan does not just offer ancient historical attractions. Natural sites of Isfahan are suitable choices for nature lovers. Being on the second place on the list of National Heritage of Isfahan right after Zayandehrud River, Nazhvan Forest Park is the largest garden of this beautiful city. Moreover, there are numerous activities to do in this park.
Location of Nazhvan Forest Park
Nazhvan Forest Park is located in the western part of Isfahan and along the Zayandehrud River. The accessibility to this park is possible through public transportation. Si-o-Seh Pol Station is the closest metro station to this park. There is also Artesh Station as the nearest bus station.
Other attractions in the area are Isfahan Birds Garden, Menar Jonban, Joui Bridge, Khaju Bridge, Si-o-Se-pol Bridge, and Hasht Behesht Palace. So, you can consider these places while visiting Nazhvan Forest Park.
History of Nazhvan Forest Park
Nazhvan is emerged out of the two words of ‘Nazh’ and ‘van’. ‘Nazh’ in the Persian language means poplar tree and ‘van’ is a Persian suffix for places in general. Therefore, the name means the house of poplar trees. Nazhvan Forest Park is among the few old gardens of Isfahan that has been preserved throughout the urbanism and industrialization.
Structure of Nazhvan Forest Park
A huge portion of the freshness and cleanness of the weather in Isfahan is the oxygen that is let out by the majestic trees of Nazhvan Park. Regarding this, it is also interesting to mention that this park is usually referred to as “The Lungs of Isfahan”. Recreational facilities like telesiege, reptile garden, butterfly museum garden, aquarium, dolphinarium, sports fields, swimming pool, campsite, kids’ water park, carriage driving, horse riding, boating, and biking are there to add more excitement to your leisure time.
Where to Eat near Nazhvan Forest Park
After all the energetic activities, you must be really hungry. Then you can consider these restaurants to have a tasty meal in:
Ashayer Restaurant, Toranj Food Complex, Changal Restaurant, Arabo Sandwich, Soffeh Restaurant, Khangostar Restaurant, Hermes Cafe Restaurant, Romanos Cafe Restaurant, Coffee Box, and Cafe Flora.
Where to Stay near Nazhvan Forest Park
The nearest hotels to Nazhvan Forest Park are Aseman Hotel (4-Star), Safir Hotel (4-Star), Isfahan Hotel (3-Star), and Chehel Panjereh Apartment Hotel (2-Star). Make an online booking for these hotels if you want to be close to this amazing site.
Nazhvan Forest Park Location
How To Get To Nazhvan Forest Park
The accessibility to this park is possible through public transportation. Si-o-Seh Pol Station is the closest metro station to this park. There is also Artesh Station as the nearest bus station.
Follow Khayyam Expressway until you get to Nazhvan Forest Park. It is located in the northern part of Zayandehrud River.
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