"Kashan, My trip to 8000 years ago" Top 5 Page for this destination Kashan by Behi

Kashan Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 282 photos

Kashan

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.

about Picture:
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, world's oldest Zigurat

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.

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  • Pros:Golab
  • Cons:Hot Weather
  • Last visit to Kashan: May 2006
  • Intro Updated Nov 13, 2007
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  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2010 at 10:13 AM

    Interesting to read about rose water production. I once had rose flavoured ice cream in Turkey but I must admit I found it rather strange in taste.

  • PierreZA's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2007 at 4:42 AM

    This is a very interesting page, and makes good reading!

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