Kashan is one of the old cities of our country that has been living in an area called Silk since 7500 years ago. This hill is located in the southwest of Kashan today.
If one day you visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, it will be interesting for you to see many works of Kashan and Silk Civilization in this museum and people around the world will see the greatness of Kashan ancient civilization by seeing these works and historical objects.
Kashan, due to its geographical location, ends both along the desert and on the slopes of the central mountains of Iran.
The existence of more than one hundred historical sites in this city has turned it into a city museum, and if you have come to Iran, visiting this city is one of the must-haves for your trip.
WHAT TO SEE
1_ Tabatabai House
like other historical monuments of the Qajar period, has the originality of architecture and design in accordance with the specific culture and climate of the region and luxurious and magnificent decorations. As soon as you step into the porch of this magnificent house, a cool and pleasant breeze will caress your face and draw you into the house. Going down the stairs in front of you, you will reach the beautiful and wide yard of the house and this is the principle of the pit hole technique in the special architecture of Kashan old buildings, ie going to a lower level to reach cooler air, especially in summer with 45 degrees Celsius.
A yard whose stunning beauty nails your moment in place. Beautiful and large pool from one side to the other. This house has three courtyards and about forty beautiful rooms with high windbreaks and also cellars to produce cool natural air.
2_ FIN GARDEN
Persian gardens are one of the best examples of architecture around the world because they are a combination of history, architecture and nature, and in all of them, the principles of architecture have been cleverly applied. Kashan Fin Garden, which is a very famous and famous garden in Kashan, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has an area of 33,700 square meters, and walls, fortifications and cylindrical towers surround the central courtyard of this amazing garden, which is descended from the garden. Look like Iranian castles. The element of water is vital in Iranian gardens and the Sulaimaniyah natural spring irrigates this garden for hundreds of years. Modern design of the garden in Safavid era and design of fountains by Ghiasuddin Jamshid Kashani, a prominent Iranian scientist and mathematician
3_ AMERI OLD HOUSE
The Ameri Historical House in Kashan is one of the largest historical houses in Kashan, which dates back to the Zandieh era, but later in the Qajar period it was even larger and other parts were added to it. The area of this house, which is located in Sultan Mir Ahmad neighborhood of Kashan, is 7,000 square meters with extensive infrastructure and there are a total of 85 rooms in it. The house also has several courtyards, the oldest of which is the outer and inner courtyard.
4_ KASHAN HISRORICAL BAZAR
In cities like Kashan, which are historical, the old and historical texture of the bazaar is one of the tourist attractions. The bazaar in such cities as the heart of the city is not only a place to trade but also a place to see each other and talk to businessmen and people, so a historic bazaar should have a mosque, reservoir and caravanserai, and this very complete complex in cities like Kashan can not be ignored. Each section of this market is a passage of a guild and certain guilds are working in a passage. Sarai Khan, where the carpet sellers are located, is the blacksmiths ‘bazaar, the dyers’ bazaar, Qaisaria, which was once a goldsmith and needlework bazaar, and Timcheh are parts of the bazaar.
But the most famous part of the market is Timcheh Amin al-Dawla, where every tourist usually spends a few minutes, breathing freshly, drinking tea and staring at its spectacular ceiling.