Kashan Travel Guide

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Kashan Things to Do

  • Traditional houses of Kashan (I)

    One reason to make a stopover in Kashan (if not to spend a whole day) is the traditional houses, namely Brujerdi, Tabatabai, Abbasian and Ameriha. Richly decorated both in their exterior and interior are a unique example of persian architecture

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  • Soltani School

    Now called the Imam Khomeini School, it is one of the largest and most magnificent buildings in Kashan, and was once used as the religious students' accommodation. Thbuilding is located next to the Jewelers' Bazaar. Built in early 19th century by the orof Path Ali Shah Qajar in 9 years, the school has a double- shell brick dome, measuri27 meters...

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  • Fin historic garden

    Bagh-e Shah, the King's Garde(also known as the Bagh-e Tarikhi-e Fin or Bagh-e Amir Kabir) at Fin 6 km to the southwest, and perhaps the finest surviving example in Iran, creates the contrast between the Kevir region and the greenery of the well-tended oasis below the adjoining Karkass mountain. A major part of Kashan's water was supplied by the...

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  • Emammazade Abdollah Tomb

    It's a holy place for muslim , it have 80 Km distance to Kashan with good weather and nice outlook .

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  • Tabaatabaaei House

    Tabaatabaaei house is for 100 years ago , after visit this place you take more information about old live in Iran . Tabaatabaaei hose have very nice handmaker with color window after shine sun to this window you think painting inside house with color .

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  • Niaasar

    I have a offer for you , after visit Kashan and Ghamsar you need to rest and Niaasar is very good place for it . Niaasar with 45 km distance to Kashan have very nice and beatiful outlook , you can take a Taxi only with 5 $ and go to Niaasar .

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  • Ghamsar

    Ghamsar is a very nice small place near Kashan with 40 km . Every years in May in Ghamsar made Rosewater from Mohammadi flower . Rosewater is a redolent water use in Iranians food for example Shirberenj or Shole zard or use in Juice . for travel to Ghamsar you will first go to Kashan and take a taxi it's around 5 $

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  • Agha Bozorg Mosque

    Masjed-i Agha Bozorg is a famous historical mosque in Kashan, Iran.Built in the late 1700s by master-mimar Ustad Haj Sa'ban-ali, the mosque and theological school is located in the center of Kashan.Agha Bozorgh Mosque, considered as one of the most beautiful Islamic monuments of Iran, was constructed for prayers, preaching and teaching sessions...

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  • Borujerdis House

    Khâné-ye Borûjerdîhâ or "Borujerdis' House" is a famous historic house in Kashan, Iran.The house was built in 1857 for the bride of Haji Mehdi Borujerdui, a wealthy merchant. The bride came from the affluent Tabatabaei family, for whom Ustad Ali had built their house (The Tabatabaei House) some years earlier.It consists of a rectangular beautiful...

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  • Tappeh Sialk

    Sialk is a large ancient archeological site near Kashan, Iran. It is claimed to contain the world's oldest ziggurat, dating to the 5th millennium BC, tucked away in the suburbs of the city of Kashan, in central Iran, close to Fin Garden. The culture that inhabited this area has been linked to the Zayandeh Rud Civilization.What remains of this...

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  • Fin Garden

    Fin Garden, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan's Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by the King Nasereddin Shah in 1852.The garden in its present form dates to the Safavid era, but it is thought to have been in existence for several thousand years, feeding the vicinity of...

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  • Agha Bozorg Mosque and Madraseh

    When I visited Agha Bozorg Mosque and Madraseh late one afternoon the sun gave the sand-coloured bricks a beautiful colour. It is a lovely complex with a sunken courtyard. Turquoise and yellow tiles on the minarets and other places make a great contrast to the bricks.The complex was built in the 19th century and was named after a famous theologian...

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  • Walking on the roofs!

    Going up from the bazaar to walk on many roofs was a good experience and you get some great views. It's also a matter of finding the right person to take you up there. Some people there might try to rip you off by saying you need to pay to be able to go up but if you look around long enough, you should be able to find one who can take you up for...

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  • City wall

    It was the only medieval city wall I saw in my Iran trip. Maybe therefore it seemed very interesting for me. It has not preserved very well, but it's still impressive. There is an old ice-house just next to the wall.

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  • Khan-e Borujerdi

    This is not so big house as Khan-e Ameriha. It has only one courtyard, but it is worth a visit anyway. Don't forget to go down to the cellars of the house!

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  • Khan-e Ameriha

    Once this was the house of Kashan's governor Agha Ameri. The house is really big. At first I entered the first courtyard and it seemed that this is all the house, but then I entered another and another one. The house is almost completely restorated. The rooms ar very nice form inside, but the most beautiful were the courtyards with plants and...

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  • Merchants Homes

    The highlight of Kashan is a visit to the merchants homes. The merchants home are gorgeous and take a half day to really appreciate. They have beautiful fountains and the homes are well done. I recommend spending at least half a day in and around the homes because there are no tourists and the buildings are photogenic making for some great shots!

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  • House of Boroujerdiha

    the famous house of Boroujerdiha is located in Kashan city north of Esfahan.if u are visiting kashan dont forget to have a look at this sample of iranian architecture.

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Kashan Restaurants

  • Sayyah Restaurant

    I ordered a simple dish...chicken with rice...I was just happy to be eating chicken again! I'm sure I would throw up if it were any other kind of meat :) I'm not sure if the food was delicious or just me being happy with chicken but I felt the taste was really good! My friend ordered a chicken kebab and it was good too.

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  • Best Place in Town

    It has a reputation for being the best place to eat in town. It has the most extensive menu in Iran and it would take forever to try everything. There is everything from western food to khoresht to chicken and rice. It is run by a friendly English lady and she is more than happy to sit down and chat with you. Khoresht (thick meat stew with...

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  • RESTAURANTS:

    RESTAURANTS: I. Fazel, Shahid Khademi Blvd. 556676.2. Golshan, Shahid Motahari Blvd. 25272.3. Sayyah, Abazar St. 444535-6.4. Teihu, 22nd Bahman St. 446299.

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Kashan Transportation

  • Bus from Kashan to Tehran

    There are plenty of buses from Kashan to Tehran - every hour or so. Actually I didn't understood the public bus system of Kashan. At first I tried to buy ticket a day in advance (but as I later understood there is no need for that) in the center of city in some tourist office or something like that. But it was closed as it was a holiday. Then by...

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  • Car from Esfahan to Kashan via Abyaneh

    I rented a car (very good, almost new car) with driver from Esfahan to Kashan via Abyaneh from Iran Travel & Tourism Tour travel agency. I paid 45 000 rials for approximately 3 hour journey including one hour in Abyaneh. I am sure you can get better price, but I am not that good in bargaining. In travel agency they told me the driver also will be a...

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  • bus to tehran

    if you're going to tehran there is no need to go to the terminal as i did! i wondered why i was the only one on the bus and realised why when it stopped in town. im not exactly sure where you can jump on, but it's central. ask at your hotel. this will save you the hassle of going to the terminal. you can also jump off in qom along the way.

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Kashan Shopping

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    by Behi Written Nov 13, 2007

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    What to buy: pure Golab is heavy & not smell very well & a thin film of oil is on top of it (The oil is perfume)
    you must keep it for 20 days & add some water to it for usage.

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Kashan Local Customs

  • Bagdirs

    Bagdirs are wind towers and they can be seen in some Iranian cities where it can be very hot.You can say that bagdirs are natural air-conditioners. They catch the wind and direct it through a shaft to the rooms below, where there is a pool of cool water, cooling the air. Through a different shaft the hot air in the house is directed upwards.

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  • Fin Historic Garden

    Bagh-e Shah, the King's Garde(also known as the Bagh-e Tarikhi-e Fin or Bagh-e Amir Kabir) at Fin 6 km to the southwest, and perhaps the finest surviving example in Iran, creates the contrast between the Kevir region and the greenery of the well-tended oasis below the adjoining Karkass mountain. A major part of Kashan's water was supplied by the...

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  • HERE IS THE TOURIST .....

    here is the tourists riding on camel in kavir (desert) of iran.i was wondering cross the desert and i was surprised by the amount of animals.kavir is one destinations in iran that is attractive for each tourist.also it has many various lifestyle and relaxing and mysterious area.you can stop on some valleis through the road among the kavir.to make a...

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Kashan Off The Beaten Path

  • Tappe Sialk (Sialk hills)

    Tappe Sialk is considered as world's oldest Zigurat was built in ~2900 bc in 3 platform.but archaeological remains date back to 6000 BC.this palace also considers as first palace which human started life in plains& earliest wheat seeds was found in teppe sialk's potteries that shows wheat firstly cultivated in Sialk & then carried to Mesopotamia &...

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  • Golab Production in Qamsar

    Golab Production workshop are every where in Qamsarthey pick flowers from Gardens on 4 or 5am, they've to do it before sunrise because sun decrease flower smell & also dry the flowers & another reason is beesthen they clean & boil 15-35 KG flowers in 70 Lit water & transfer steam in another container which is in water to cold steam & convert to...

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  • Festival of Flower & Golab - Qamsar

    They have Jashnvare Gol-o Golab(=Festival of Flower & Golab ) Every year at late of Aprilat 1st day, the most beautiful girl in village must pick first flowers then other women clean flowers, then she get flower to a man (Dana) whom produce Golab & wishes a good marriage for herself & fortunate year for all.then they start Golab productionif you...

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Kashan Favorites

  • missing memory

    Hi, I'm Mahdieh. I'm from kashan and suddenly I saw your Q which goes back to 2008. I hope still it dosn't late for helping you to find HOSSEIN MOZNABI. I 'll try to find his email or contact number for you. let me know he is from Kashan or another city!? I am from KASHAN and now I 'm studing in Malaysia. nobody will not understand memory of...

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  • Best season

    best time for travel to Kashan & Qamsar is Spring when They begin Jashnvare Gol-o Golab(=Festival of Flower & Golab) Every year at late of April& also the weather is mild

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  • MEDICAL SERVICES:

    MEDICAL SERVICES: I. Akhavan Hospital, Abazar Street, 43000. 2. Golabchi Hospital, Imam Street, 42061. 3. Matini, Amir Kabir Street, 32024.4. Naghavi Hospital, 22021.5. Shahid Beheshti, Ravandi Blvd., 550026-9.

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