Kashan is a city of Isfahan, Iran.The etymology of the city name comes from the Kasian, the original inhabitants of the city, whose remains are found at Tapeh Sialk dating back 9,000 years; later this was changed to "Kashian", hence the town name. Between the 12th and the 14th centuries Kashan was an important centre for the production of high quality pottery and tiles. In modern Persian, the word for a tile (kashi) comes from the name of ...read more about Kashan
Fin-e-Bozorg Village – Kashan
The same village is located in the plains and has a moderate and dry climate. This area has many interesting sites such as the Chehel Dokhtar Mausoleum, Shahzadeh Hadi, Shahzadeh Qasem and the historical Garden of Fin.
Imamzadeh Peer Davood – Kashan
This tomb is located in the vicinity of Qamsar in Kashan. It has a conical dome with 16 panels, covered with turquoise colored tiles. This structure dates to the Al-e-Booyeh era.
Imamzadeh Shahzadeh Hadi – Kashan
This structure is octagonal with a diameter of 7 m. and a height of 9 m. along with a platform on each side 2.51 m. in girth and to the height of 5 m. In this structure, gypsum inscriptions with the verses of the great poet Mohtasham Kashany can be ...
Mohtasham Kashany Tomb – Kashan
This famous personality, a poet of the Safavid era has been laid to rest in Kashan. The small dome of the mausoleum is decorated in tiles, and the ceiling of the mausoleum is adorned with beautiful paintings.On the walls, verses from his poems ...
Imamzadeh Shah Yalan – Kashan
This tomb is located in the goldsmith section of the bazaar of Kashan. It is the resting-place of Soleiman Ebne Moosa Ebne Jaffar (PBUH). The architecture of the same is related to the Saljuqi period and was built in the year 902 AH.
Maranjab Desert (Band-e Rig) – Kashan
Maranjab Desert is in the geographical location N5148 to N5152 and E5140 to E5157 in Isfahan. Maranjab Desert is located in the northern part of Aran and Bidgol in Kashan County in Isfahan Province. Maranjab has been in fact the name of an inn and ...
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse – Kashan
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse whose appellation is due to its closeness to Suktan Amir Ahmad Shrine dates back to Seljuk era based on the discovered evidences. The current building is remaining from Qajar era, though.In fact, some of the remaining ...
Imamzadeh Haroon-ebne Moosa – Kashan
The same comprises of a facade, large courtyard, chambers, porches and an ancient mausoleum dating to the 7th century AH. Its dome is in the shape of a pyramid with twelve panels. The ceiling of the porch in front of the mausoleum, was adorned with ...