During four hours into the historical parts of the city, you'll learn everything about Isfahan's food culture, discover how Islamic medicine influenced the local cookery and taste local sweets, drinks, and various foods gleaned in local shops. The tour starts at 10 a.m. Your walking tour with the concept of food leads you to magnificent historical places in the city center of Isfahan which are all well known to history and architecture enthusiasts. You will find out why there is called "Half of the World" and go in various kinds of food shops, pastries, bakeries, teahouses. Your guide will introduce you to the different spices in the dedicated section of the Bazaar. At the end of the tour, enjoy a fancy seasonal lunch. The tour ends at 2:00 p.m.
18 - 80 Years
Along with a true connoisseur of Isfahani food culture, you will go on an exploration of several historical places. You will, of course, visit the majestic Grand Bazaar and its ten centuries of history. Walking through the alleys, you will be introduced to local and unique products, such as fresh herbs, vegetables, and spices. Your guide will describe to you how people use them and share their history. You will learn, for instance, how Islamic medicine has influenced the local cookery and observe how Isfahanis make different seed oils. After visit various specialized shops, you will taste several local foods and pastries, such as "goosh-e fil", a sort of Iranian doughnut. Your exploration will also lead you to a "gaz" shop, the most famous Isfahani delight. To get some refreshment, you will make a stop in a sherbet house, to taste those unique sweet herbal drinks.
After you are allowed to figure out traditional jobs and activities: in the copper section of the bazaar, you will observe the ancestral work of craftsmen. You will also observe the traditional process of making "Ghalamkar" in a local shop, a unique type of hand-printed Persian fabric. At the end of this tour, you will be recalling what you experienced since morning in an authentic traditional restaurant, and enjoy a delightful and local Isfahani lunch sharing your enthusiasm about half of the world.
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Lett, 30th Jan, 2020
I fully enjoyed this tour and had a wonderful time. I had many memorable laughs and also experienced lovely foods. I will always have fond memories of this tour. Marjan our tour guide has a vast knowledge of Isfahan which added outstanding...Show More...