How to visit around Kashan
Kashan is one of the cities of Isfahan province - Iran. It is the gate of the desert and also the first large oases along the Qom-Kerman road which is located along the edge of the central deserts of Iran. The contrast between the desert and its arid regions in front of its lush gardens and mountainous oases has created special natural attractions. Archeological discoveries in the Sialk Hills remains of Sassanid fire temple, underground city, and other historical sites reveal that this region was one of the primary centers of civilization in the pre-historic ages. Hence Kashan dates back to 7000 years ago.
On the Road of Kashan to Isfahan
On the way from Kashan to Isfahan, you can see a series of the most beautiful historical monuments of Iran. A collection of flower gardens (Qamsar) - a historical village with a Zoroastrian structure and a peaceful combination of Zoroastrian and Muslim life over the centuries, Zoroastrian mosque and fire temple next to each other visiting the historical and beautiful mosques, one of the most beautiful Qanats in Iran - historical houses - caravanserai - castle and some other historical monuments.
How Kashan attracts the travelers
Kashan with more than 7000 years old history is one of the oldest cities in Iran and the most important of Iran's tourist destination annually hosts thousands of tourists from all over the world. This deserty beautiful city is the gate of Iran's desert. It offers the most beautiful Iranian historical houses and artistic works like color-glazed tiles to its visitors. All travelers have considered Kashan as one of the best cities on their trip.
Kashan during different periods
Kashan is one of the few cities in Iran that is a sign of Iranian national and civic pride. This city includes a collection of the best Iranian architectural elements such as mosques, caravanserais, and majestic gardens to its delicate carpets, ceramics, and textiles. Although, Kashan has never been the capital, at no time has it lacked anything compared to the major cities of the country. This city has had different names during its history.
Kashan County at a glance
with a population of over 302,000 people and an area of 7.955 sq. km is located north of Esfahan. east of Markazi and south of Qom Provinces. It consists of four districts Markazi, Qamsar, Niasar, and Barzuk, six cities Kashan, Qamsar, Niasar, Meshkat, Josheghan, Kamo, and Barzuk plus nine boroughs. The only river running through this county is Qamsar River, originating from the Karkas mountains to the northwestern side of Kashan facing south. Mount Karkas itself is the most important summit at 3,950 m above sea level.