Ostan-e Esfahan Travel Guide

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Esfahan

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  • Coffe

    Esfahan Restaurants

    The driver woke up with the idea that we needed a coffe. He said you are italian and, after a week of tea, you must be missing coffe. We tried to insist that we preferred good tea to crap coffe but nothing he had to bring us to the Armenian quarter to have a coffe. After going around a litte bit we stopped in this small bar and we had our coffe and...

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  • Hasht Behesht Palace

    Esfahan Hotels

    We stayed 4 nights in a spacious 1 bedroom apartment in this conveniently located Hotel. The evening...

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  • Kelisa Ye Vank (Vank cathedral)

    Esfahan Things to Do

    This cathedral was built betwen 1648 and 1655. This is the heart of the armenian comunity in Iran. Scia Abbas moved the entire christian comunity from the city of Jolfa to this area which he renamed new Jolfa. The Scia guaranteed the chirstians freedom of worship but moving them all far away from the islamic center of the town. The external part of...

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Kashan

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  • Khan e Abbasian

    Kashan Things to Do

    This house has been built for a rich window merchant. It is made of six buildings and it is built on several levels.The courtyards have been built with the pourpouse to improve the sense of the space so they become bigger while we go up untill we arrive on the biggest open courtyard on the top.The rooms on the various levels are adorned with some...

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  • Hamam

    Kashan Things to Do

    Inside the Fin garden, on one side there is a Hamam. This place is famous because it's where the national iranian hero Amir Kabir has been murdered.He has been prime minister betwen 1848 and 1851 during the kingdom of Scia Nasir ud Din and he is remembered as a reformer that started significant changes specially in the istruction and administration...

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  • Bagh -e Fin (Persian garden)

    Kashan Things to Do

    It was realised for the Scia Abbas I and recently it has been added to the list of persian gardens in the Unesco Heritage.The structure is composed by a main yard surrounded by ramparts with circular towers.Behind the garden on a hillthere is a natural spring and the water pressure made it possible to have fountains and pools all around without...

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Niasar

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  • Traditional asiyab

    Niasar Things to Do

    Near bath u can c a trditional water asiyab,and now its work form safavi age,and its free to visit there

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  • wonderful pic-nic

    Niasar Things to Do

    I think the best place for pic-nic in niyasar its beetwen pallace and bath-and u have every thing toghather,shadow of trees,river,two water falls,and u have very good view [view of village] like the king of Niyasar !also many people choose there for resting and shisha , tea,,,,,,,,,,,,

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  • Iranian bath

    Niasar Things to Do

    when u pass some steps from small water falls u can c Niyasar bath---its builds in safavi age[400 years ago] and thay used it as bath until 20 years ago,the style its iranian bath,,,,,,,,,,,,, now thay try to open a traditional tea house there

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Abyaneh

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  • Just wander around

    Abyaneh Things to Do

    The best way to capture the ambience of this village is just to stroll around in its sleepy streets, enjoy details and the elderly women colourfully dressed

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  • Old Houses in Abyaneh

    Abyaneh Things to Do

    There are a good number of old houses in Abyaneh, among them the homes of Gholam Nader Shah and Nayeb Hossein Kashi. In addition to the Zoroastrian fire- temple (from the Sassanian period) in the village, there are three castles, a pilgrimage site, three mosques named Hajatgah, Porzaleh, and Jam'e, all worth a careful visit. Altogether there are...

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  • Greeting people and asking permission...

    Abyaneh Local Customs

    Greet local people you will see on the streets. Just say Salaam! - it will be polite. It is their village and maybe some of villagers do not like people coming there and watching the houses and villagers. But when you greet them they seem very friendly and try to make a conversation even if there are no common spoken language. Also ask a permission...

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Qamsar

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  • Golab Production

    Qamsar Things to Do

    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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  • Best season

    Qamsar Favorites

    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

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  • Festival of Flower & Golab

    Qamsar Things to Do

    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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Na'in

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  • Masjed e Jameh

    Na'in Things to Do

    The mosque, considered the only real attraction of the town, was built betwen X and XI century and it was one of the first islamic house of God built in all Iran. The facade and the minaret are unusually beautiful, because it is a stark beauty, definitly in contrast with the many decoration that you find in iranian mosques. It just reflects the...

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  • Streets

    Na'in Things to Do

    Going around the city you just see this castle ruin and not much more. Streets are deserted and silent, so, coming from Tehran I really enjoyed my short walk around this ghost town. Looking at it today it's really hard to figure it out as ain important exchange poiint on the busy silk road.

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  • Na'in Carpets

    Na'in Shopping

    Na'in carpets are very beautiful, but I actually found that they were more expensive in Na'in than in some other places. I bought my blue and white, Na'in carpet in Isfahan. I paid $800 for a wool and silk, Na'in carpet, measuring 2m x 1.25m.

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