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Kashan is one of the main cities of Esfahan province, ~260 KM far from Tehran.
can be reached by highway or railway.
Apart from its world-famous carpets, and well known for its silk and the glazed earthenware tile called Kashi after its place of manufacture & Golab.
Kashan is a beautiful large oasis town on the Qom-Kerman road running along the edge of the Great Desert.
The history of city started with Tappe sialk since 8000 years ago.
people of this city witnessed 2 massacres during history of city, as other cities of Iran, First Moslim Arab invaders massacred the people & again by Mongols.
Teemcheh-e-Amin o Dowleh, Kashan Bazzar, Iran. 1800s. Persian architects used these structures to naturally decrease temperatures, regulate sunlight, and ventilate the interior spaces during the daytime.
Amin-o-Dowleh was head of the Persian Royal envoy to the court of Napoleon III. He financed the building of Timcheh Amin-o-dowleh.
Tappe Sialk is considered as world's oldest Zigurat was built in ~2900 bc in 3 platform.
but archaeological remains date back to 6000 BC.
this palace also considers as first palace which human started life in plains & earliest wheat seeds was found in teppe sialk's potteries that shows wheat firstly cultivated in Sialk & then carried to Mesopotamia & Egypt.
- Cons:Hot Weather
Golab Production workshop are every where in Qamsar they pick flowers from Gardens on 4 or 5am, they've to do it before... more travel advice
pure Golab is heavy & not smell very well & a thin film of oil is on top of it (The oil is perfume) you must keep it... more travel advice
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