Eshafan's Grand Bazaar extends almost 2 km between the ancient Jameh mosque and the city's central Naqsh-e Jahan Square. It is said to be the longest vaulted street in the world. From this spine extend numerous secondary markets, caravanserais, baths, warehouses, mosques and schools. At the Jameh Mosque terminus, the shops are dedicated clothing to...more
The Jameh Mosque of Esfahan, the grand congregational mosque of the city provides a condensed history of Islamic architecture withing its many chambers, domes, halls and courtyards.There has been a mosque on this site since the 8th century, though these buildings are long gone. The current agglomeration was begun by the Seljuks in the 11th century,...more
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...more
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 architecturemore
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.more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
Although relatively unadorned compared to later work, this largely Seljuq mosque was begun in the tenth century and completed in the following century. Substantial renovation, undertaken by one Abu Taher, tookplace in the second half of the twelfth century, and is attested to in severalstucco inscriptions. Further inscriptions concernig tax reductions for the Shi’ite inhabitants of Ardestan date from 1615. The compnents of the mosque illustrate how architectural devices were remembered long after the circumstances that gave rise to them had been forgotten.
An eleventh century kiosk derived from the Zoroastrian fire temple lies within, while four ivans- high vaulted open chambers derived from Sassanidaudlence halls - surround the dome. The best Sanctuary brickwork outside Isfahan.
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,,,,,,,,,,,,more
Najafabad Tour is a one or two day tour that shows you all of the Najafabad's attractions and Makes a really historic day in your mind.
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