Allāhverdi Khan Bridge (Persian: پل الله‌وردی‌خان‎‎), popularly known as Si-o-seh pol (Persian: سی وسه پل‎‎; [ˈsiː oˈseh ˈpol], “The bridge of thirty-three spans”)[2] is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Zayandeh River with the total length of 297.76 metres (976.9 ft). It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design.

It was constructed by the finance and the inspection of Allahverdi Khan Undiladze chancellor of Shah Abbas I, an ethnic Georgian, it consists of two rows of 33 arches from either sides, left and right. There is a larger base plank at the start of the bridge where the Zayandeh River flows under it, supporting a tea house which nowadays is abandoned due to the shortage of water and the river drought.

Si-o-se Pol
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33 Pol at night
Coordinates 32°38′40″N 51°40′03″ECoordinates: 32°38′40″N 51°40′03″E
Crosses Zayandeh River
Locale Isfahan, Iran
Official name Si-o-se Pol
Characteristics
Design Arch bridge, double-deck
Material Stone and Bricks
Total length 297.76 metres (976.9 ft)
Width 13.75 metres (45.1 ft)
Longest span 5.60 metres (18.4 ft)
Number of spans 33
History
Construction begin 1599
Construction end 1602
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