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Located in an altitude of 1,600 m above sea level, Kashan is one of the main cities of Esfahan province. The town's population amounts to 400,000, living on an area of 2,100 hectares.

In addition to its world-famous carpets, Kashan is also well known for its silk and the glazed earthenware tile called kashi after its place of manufacture. Kashan is a beautiful large oasis town of the Qum-Kerman road running along the western edge of the Great Desert Kevir.

The city has long been noted for its silk textiles, ceramics, copper ware and rose fields of Qamsar, as well.

Kashan is one of the most important archaeological sites in central Iran; it has a historical background of over 7,000 years.



Sights to See

  • Agha Bozorg Mosque
    The Agha Bozorg Mosque and School Complex in Fazel-e Naraghi Street, belong to the second half of the last century (Qajar period), when the country's architects produced a number of unforgettable masterpieces. The Complex considered as on the most beautiful and magnificent Islamic monuments of Iran.


  • Bazaar
    One of the most fascinating sightseeing places in Kashan is the bazaar historic complex (first erected in the Safavid era, but rebuilt in its present form early in the nineteenth century) with many interesting building in it.

Ancient Bazaar - Kashan


  • Borujerdis Old House
    Was built nearly 130 years ago by a famous merchant named Haj Seyed Ja`far Borujerdi from Natanz, who imported goods from Borujerd in Lurestan province.
    The construction date (1293 A.H.) can still be seen on the covered inscription of the building, completion of which required 18 years of work by tens of labors, master printers, and architects.


  • Fin Historic Garden
    Bagh-e Shah, the king's garden (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 Karakas Mountain.



  • Madraseh Sultani
    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.


  • Masjid-e Jam`e
    Being Kashan`s oldest building from Seljuk period, the mosque (also known as the Friday Mosque) has a brick dome and a high ivan. It is said that the original building was a fire-temple before the conversion of people to Islam. The older minaret of the mosque is from the eleventh or twelfth century and the third oldest minaret in Iran according to its inscription; rest of the building is later.


  • Sultan Amir Ahmad Shrine
    Sultan Amir Ahmad was the son of Imam musa `bn-e Ja`far, whose shrine along with a sanctuary, wide porticos and a conic dome are of the most interesting sights to see. The Shrine dates back to the Seljuk and Safavid periods.


  • Tappeh Sialk
    On Amir Kabir Street which leads to the Bagh-e Shah (Fin) from Kashan is the mound of Tappeh Sialk the site of a prehistoric culture which was dated by Ghrishman who excavated the Tappeh in the `30s and later, to the second half of the 15th millennium BC. Later discoveries showed that the Site is more than 7,000 years old. It is probably the richest archaeological site so far uncovered in finds have been moved to various institutes and museums, including National Museum of Iran in Tehran and Louver in Paris.


Excursions around Kashan

  • Abyaneh
    Abyaneh is a beautiful historic village at the foot of Karkas Mountain 70 km to the southeast of Kashan and 40 km to Natanz.
    This is a village of living traditions, architectural styles (all in red clay), and probably the most interesting example of human adaptation to nature, wherein one can transcend the boundaries of time and space and experience the ancient civilization and culture of Iran.


Other Places



Tabatabaei Old House


Ameri Old House


Abbasian Old House


 Sultan Mir Ahmad Bathhouse


Sultan Mir Ahmad Bathhouse, roof view