Kashan Iran

Kashan

Kashan, city of wonderful historical houses and rose gardens. The city is 2 hours driving far from Isfahan city and sounded by the Kavir Desert so it has a deserted climate most of the year.

Kashan Bazaar

The old Bazaar

 

 

Kashan History

 

Archaeological discoveries that accrued in Sialk Hills located in the suburbs of the Kashan city prove that this ruined ziggurat was dated back to more than 7.500 years ago during the Elamite Empire, one of the oldest civilizations in the world.

 

Kashan was a rich society of Zoroastrians same as the other Iranian cities before the invasion of Arabs.

 

Khwarazmians, who were Turco-Persian ancestry built a huge wall around the city to protect the people and also a fortress inside the city.

Kashan attractions

Borujerdi Historical House

Decades later during the Safavid dynasty, Fin Garden (UNESCO heritage site) became an important place to the Shah Abbas and his successors and also Qajar kings.

 

Some of the most beautiful historical houses were built in Kashan because the famous Silk road gave a special prestige to the city and made its traders rich.

 

Nowadays Kashan is not only famous for its beautiful architecture but also for its rose water that is considered as the finest quality in the world.

 

Between Kashan and Isfahan, there is a beautiful, and ancient village called Abyaneh that can bring you unforgettable memories if you plan to visit it even for a few hours.

Attractions

Borujerdi Historical House

 

Fin Garden

 

Tabatabaie Historical House

 

Sialk Historical Mounds

 

Abbasi Historical House

 

Aqa Bozorg Mosque

 

Ameri Historical House

 

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

 

Grand Bazaar

Attractions Near Kashan

Noosh Abad Underground City

 

Niasar Fire Temple

 

Maranjab desert

 

Niasar Mithra Temple

 

Niasar Waterfall

Foods and Sweets

Koofteh Somaq

 

Khoresht Nokhod Alleh (Traditional Stew)

 

Kateh Moatar (Sort of Rice)

 

Jujui Tas Kebab

 

Cookie

 

Rose Water

Handicrafts

Carpet Weaving

 

Pottery and Tile Works

 

Textiles and silk weaving

 

Etching

 

Copper Works

 

Brocade

 

Metalwork

 

Painting

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