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Monar-Jonban (Shaking Minarets)

Monar-Jonban (Shaking Minarets)


Monar Jonban (by Literally means shaking minarets) is one of the most famous historical  monuments of Isfahan for its wonderful architecture .

This mysterious place is more than a masterpiece . What makes this building a wonder is High architectural knowledge of its architects that  reflected in the structure of the minarets .



Monar-Jonban (Shaking Minarets)

Whenever shaking strongly one of the 17-meter-long minaret , the other minaret start shaking by the same frequency .this is the most interesting part of this place .  the shake is side to side for up to a 10 inches to each side . shaking can be felt in the whole building very slightly .

Also You can put the bowl of water over the tomb to see the vibration more touchable .

Before , Shaking was already done by visitors but now a day  just special guard is allowed to climb up the stair in the minaret and shake the minaret .Visitors can just see shaking minarets  from the bottom of the building .



Monar-Jonban (Shaking Minarets)

According to the latest research that has been done about this phenomenon ,most probably reason  for this atomatic vibaration is the “U-shape” structure of the building. There are also other points of view to this matter but the mystery is still unsolved.

Just be careful to don’t miss the timing if vibrating(monar jonban visitng hours) :

10:30 AM

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

3:00 PM





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