The "Esfahani" or "Isfahani style" (شیوه معماری اصفهانی) is a style (sabk) of architecture when categorizing Iranian architecture development in history. Landmarks of this style span through the Safavid, Afsharid, Zand, and Qajar dynasties starting from the 16th century to the early 20th century.
The Isfahani style is the last style of traditional Persian—Iranian architecture.
The Safavid dynasty were chiefly instrumental in the emergence of this style of architecture, which soon spread to India in what became known as Mughal architecture.Contents
Examples of the Isfahani style include: