Iranian Polo Game

Iranian Polo Game

In Iran about 2500 years ago was played the first Polo game in the history: it was chovgan, the iranian polo. This noble sport, nowadays played worldwide, still a very popular sport in modern Iran attracting male and female players and fans. Polo is known by “the sorts of king” because it was at first a training game for cavalry units and usually the king’s guard. UNESCO has included Chovgan in the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

About this experience

What we will do?

During this interesting tour we will watch a breathtaking match between two groups of men or women (it depends on the match which is holding on that time).
If you will come to watch this match at Iranian new year (first of spring) you can watch this amusing match in one of the old Polo ground in the world “Naghsh-e Jahan Squarein Isfahan”

Season / Month

New year (end of March) in Isfahan
There are many competition during the year which it depends on your traveling date in Tehran


Tehran and Isfahan

What do you need?

Sun glasses, being interest to watch an amazing horseback match
2 h
Connection time excluded
Base price
€ 000
Per person
Tehran and Isfahan
2 hours

What's included

Game ticket

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