Walk in the first city in Iran and even the world by amazing Kashan tours, travel to the carpet capital, the center of culture, and civilization of Iran!
Located in the center of Iran, Kashan is a historical city 200 km south of Tehran. That is to say, the city is well-known as the carpet capital of Iran and the center of culture and civilization.
What is so amazing about Kashan tours is that the first signs of human urbanity have been found in a hill called “sialk” in there. According to some experts, Kashan has been the first city in Iran maybe the world that is nearly 7000 years old!
The other reason why this city is remarkable is because of its historic houses and wind towers that are a natural air conditioner system! In other words, it cools the weather inside the house.
To sum up, the Grand Bazaar of Kashan is a great sample of covered Bazaars that can be visited by travel to Kashan! So, you can find all kinds of handicrafts, pottery, and rugs in there. Most importantly, carpets and rose waters are the main products of this city. In short, every year the festival of rose and rose water is being held during the second half of May Kashan tours. So, if you want to see the full blossom of the roses, travel to Kashan in April.
Kashan provides more attractions for you! For example, an underground man-made city called “Noushabad”. It was made almost 1500 years ago during the pre-Islamic period. It was still used until the Qajar period. Noushabad or “Ouyi” contains 4 floors that were connected by vertical stairs used as an air conditioner system.
Fire temples are one of the other attractions of the city! A place that had been used for praying and religious ceremonies in the Sassanid empire.
In addition, the city is close to the central desert of Iran and naturally, the weather is warm at day, and cool at night. Certainly, Kashan tours are one of the most popular Iran tours! So make sure you join Kashan tours when you travel to Iran!
Identified as the bride of the houses in Iran, this 4-season house belonged to a wealthy carpet businessman! This house can show you how rich people lived in old times. It has 4 courtyards and they’re divided into two parts, public and private. The ornamentations are stone, stucco, stained glass, colorful mosaic, and carving for instance! Also amazing paintings in the shape of a legendary bird, “Homa”. This house also has an underground system of water supply called “qanat”.
This is a magnificent 18th-century house with a domed ceiling that lets the light in the room without direct sunlight in order to not overheat. The complex contains six buildings plus six beautiful courtyards. It features secret passenger’s ways and “qanat” the water supply system in dessert! The decorations are plaster, mirror work, and colored glasses. In addition, part of the house has become a teahouse, where you can enjoy traditional Persian tea in your travel to Kashan!
This monument is the finest Islamic complex and the only five-story mosque in the world! There is a school in the center of the mosque. Most importantly, it is more famous for its large courtyard, symmetrical design and turquoise tiles used in decoration!
If you visit Grand Bazaar of Kashan in your travel, do not miss this caravanserai and its fabulous truly Islamic architecture. The function of this place was for religious ceremonies. Most importantly, its design and ornamentation with brick, tiles, and relief brickwork will definitely amaze you.
This 16th-century garden is the best sample of Persian gardens. There are walls surrounding the garden plus four circular towers. What is so remarkable about this garden is the special technic of fountains and pools. In conclusion, the garden contains all types of trees that make it more delightful!
There are so many reasons why you must visit this museum-house! Its rich decoration, colorful windows, remarkable mirror-work, and artistic prominent paintings for instance. But it’s more famous about its gorgeous wind towers which are made of sun-baked bricks and stone.