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Attractions around Kashan

Travel guide to kashan

Kashan’s Landmarks are not just in the city, but also there are many attractions in outside.

including the following:

Abyaneh  83 km away from Kashan

Matin Abad Desert Camp 66 km from Kashan

Underground City Of Nooshabad, 14 km from Kashan

Maranjab Desert 62 km from Kashan

Abouzidabad Desert 39 km from Kashan

how to go to kashan

Travel guide to kashan

Kashan Airport:

Kashan Airport is one of the oldest airports in Iran. Currently the airport just has flights on the route of Kashan-Mashhad.

Kashan Railway Station:

By Kashan Railway Station, this city Connected to the country’s rail network. The trains of Tehran-Bandar Abbas, Tehran-Shiraz, Tehran-Yazd and Kashan-Mashhad pass through kashan station.

Bus Terminal of Kashan:

The Bus Terminal of Kashan has a small and quiet space. Currently, this terminal has services to the following cities and vice versa: Amol, Arak, Urmia, Isfahan, Andimeshk, Ahvaz, Babol, Borujerd, Bandar Anzali, Tabriz, Tehran, Khorramabad, Rasht, Zanjan, Sari, Shiraz, Qazvin, Qom, Lahijan, Gilan, Mashhad Holy, Malayer, Nahavand Hamedan, Karaj , Kermanshah, Gorgan and …

Personal car | City entrance axes:

If you plan to enter Kashan with a personal car, you can use the following axes:

north: The Persian Gulf highway and Tehran-Qom-Kashan road

east: Yazd-Nayin-Zavreh-Bardood or Natanz-Kashan

west: Khorramabad road – Doroud – Oligudarz – Khomein – Delijan – Mashhad Ardehal – Kashan

south: Shiraz-Abadeh-Shahreza-Isfahan-Natanz-Kashan

urban transport

Kashan is a small city but public transport services are provided in this city.Buses and taxis provide services On different routes

Weather in Kashan

 

Attractions around Kashan

Kashan has a warm and desert climate. Therefore, the relatively cold winters and the very hot and dry summers are, its features. The main reasons for dryness of Kashan are:

being on the margin of the central desert and belonging to the dry area of Iran plateau

Spring: Kashan has a pleasant weather in spring so Many tourists choose this season for travel to Kashan. The Golab Giri festival be held in this season.

Summer: Placing along the desert makes Kashan summer warm and dry

Autumn: As the autumn start, the air becomes moderate but the temperature decreases significantly at night

Winter: Kashan has Relatively cold winters.

 

In this article we introduce Top Places to See in Yazd  so stay with us

Yazd is one of the central cities in Iran. This city is known as the first mud brick town and also second-largest historical city in the world.

 

Top places to see in Yazd

Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

Towers of Silence also called Zoroastrian Dakhmeh, is a type of structure which used by ancient Iranians for funerary. This tower is the place where Zoroastrians put their dead’s bodies in order to be eaten by birds and wild animals. According to the Zoroastrians believe, the burial of the dead body contaminates the soil, which is the holy element. And so they used this method for Corpses.

Amir Chakhmaq Complex

Amir Chakhmaq Complex

The Amir Chakhmaq Complex in Yazd is a collection of Square, Cistern, bazaar, and mosque that are very spectacular. The complex dates back to the Timurid period. The collection was made by Jalaleddin Amir Chakhmaq, who was the city’s governor at that time.

Jame Mosque of Yazd

Top places to see in Yazd

Jame Mosque of Yazd is a masterpiece of Iranian artist architects and has been built around 100 years and three historical periods. The main foundations of the mosque were built by the Sassanid dynasties.

the construction of the dome was made at the time of the Ilkhani and Facade of the Mosque, during the Shahrokh period and the Timurid period. This mosque is very beautiful at night.  Also its high minarets are visible from most parts of the city.

Dowlat Abad Garden

Dowlat Abad Garden

Dowlat Abad Garden of Yazd is one of the most beautiful Iranian gardens. The building of Dowlat Abad Garden, is remain from Afshariyan and Zandieh period.  Also this garden  has a high wind-catcher, that is the tallest wind-catcher in the world.

Yazd Water Museum

 

Yazd Water Museum is one of the most famous museums in the city and one of the most interesting water museums in the world. This museum is located in the kolahdouz house, one of the most amazing historical buildings in Yazd.

Markar Clock Tower Square

Markar Clock Tower Square

Markar ‘s clock is a great public clock at Markar Square in Yazd.it is also known as Borj-e Sa’at-e Markar and located exactly in the center of Iran.

Shiraz is one of the most popular and attractive tourist destinations in Iran. Stay with us to reviews of the best places to see in Shiraz.

Persepolis

perspolis Top Places to See in Shiraz

 

Persepolis is One of the most famous and popular places to see in shiraz. It is The main purpose of the tourists who go to Shiraz. This place, is a collection of Achaemenid palaces. It is also known as Arg Parseh and is considered as the largest stone building in Iran.

Tomb of Hafez

Top Places to See in Shiraz

 

Another eminent Places to See in shiraz is The tomb of the famous Iranian poet. This place is known among people as hafezieh. This place with beautiful architecture always hosts many visitors. The best time to visit Hafez’s Tomb is dusk.

Eram garden

Top Places to See in Shiraz eram garden

 

Eram garden is one of the oldest and most beautiful gardens in this city. Garden Eram is one of 9 Iranian gardens has been recorded on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Nassir al-Mulk Mosque

Nassir al-Mulk Mosque

 

From Other beautiful historical attractions Places to See in shiraz is the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. Nasir al-Malek mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Shiraz . This mosque also known as the pink Mosque. The mosque is famous due to the colorful window. In the morning, the sun light shines through the colorful window glasses and makes an inimitable scene

Tomb of Saadi

Tomb of Saadi

 

Saadi’s tomb, who was an iranian famous poet is in Shiraz. And has become one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. This monument has been built with order of Karim Khan Zand.

Vakil Bath

Tomb of Saadi

 

This is one of the old traditional public bath in Shiraz. In fact, this bath, is a part of the royal complex which is constructed during Karim Khan Zand. Today, there are 30 wax sculpture in this bath to Show the lifestyle of the past to visitors.

Shiraz is a city of love. Also shiraz is a city of history and art. One of the most beautiful cities in Iran, which take at least three or four days to explore all the city’s landmarks. Before anything else you should know that the best time to go to Shiraz is on May. When the streets are full of orange blossom’s perfume. The Shiraz’s climate is usually pleasant. its summer is warm but the autumn and winter are not so cold. Shiraz has attracted the attention of international experts with its many beauties.

The two UNESCO World Heritage sites are located in shiraz. Persepolis and Pasargad.

Pasargad

Pasargad shiraz

Pasargad was the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire to be built under the command of Cyrus the great. This work is a prominent example of the Achaemenid royal art and architecture and an unrivaled Witness of Persian civilization that remains to this day. The tomb of Cyrus the Great is one of the most important parts of the Pasargada, which is almost wholesome.

Pasargad shiraz

Except for it, The prison of Solomon, The Private Palace,The Audience Palace, The Gateway Palace and Caravanserai of Mozaffari are part of Ancient art in Pasargad. Pasargad was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004.

Persepolis

Persepolis shiraz

Persepolis was the ritual capital of the Achaemenid Empire built at the time of Darius I. Then his son, Xerxes and his grandson, Ardeshir I, expanded it.

Persepolis shiraz

Persepolis is also known as the Parseh or Jamshid throne, and has displayed a great splendor. Long columns with various patterns and designs which Over the years, they are still standing. The remains of this city are still in the north of Marvdasht, north of Fars province (northeastern Shiraz). Persepolis was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

Travel Guide to the Iran’s deserts

Iran’s deserts have beautiful and untouched attractions. From the north to the south of Iran is full of unique desert areas. Maranjab desert, Varzaneh Desert, Abouzeid abad Desert, Mesr Desert and many others which we introduce them in this article.

The desert is extremely beautiful, quiet, mysterious and dignified.

Maranjab desert

Maranjab Iran's deserts

Maranjab desert is one of the most popular desert attractions in Iran and Isfahan province. It is just a short distance from Tehran and is located near Aran and Bidgol. The attractions of nature and tourism include sandy hills and Ramps, Abbasid caravanserai and the wandering island. Also It has also been one of the astronomy site in Iran.

Mesr Desert

Mesr Iran's deserts

The Mesr Desert named because of a simple and lovely village with the same name. This area is located in Isfahan Province, 55 km from Khoor city and near the village of Garmeh. In addition to the sandy hills and Ramps, which are the main attractions of the desert. Other attractions of nature and tourism can be mentioned, such as Abbasid throne, palms and canebrake of the Egyptian Village.

Varzaneh Desert

Varzaneh Iran's deserts

Varzaneh Desert or Khara Desert is located on a magnificent landscape with its vast dunes, 100 km east of Isfahan. Zayandeh Rood flows through the northern margin of this desert.

In addition to the lagoon of the blood cow (gave khoni), other tourist attractions of this region include the White city of Varzaneh, Ghourtan castle, Pigeon house and Dastjerd Fire temple.

Abouzeid abad Desert

Abouzeid abad Iran's deserts

Abouzid Abad Desert is a part of the Great Desert of Band rig in the north of Abouzid Abad and northeast of Kashan. by Traveling to the Abouzeid abad Desert, you can experience tranquility in the desert and a sense of walking on the sand dunes, and in addition, visit the Safavid Caravanserai (which was important in the past because of its location), cistern and the underground city of Oui.

 

Ski resorts in Tehran, are the largest international piste in Iran. Therefore this province is one of the best destinations for skiing and enjoying winter landscapes.

If you’re a fan of this exciting sport, so stay with you us to make you familiar with 4 famous ,international ski resorts near the Iran’s capital.

Tochal international Ski Resort & Complex

Tochal Ski resorts in tehran

This international ski resort, located at 5 km from the Tajrish. This piste is One of the most popular ski resorts, especially for the capital’s residents. Several international snowboarding competitions were held in this resort. Tochal international Ski Resort’s Facilities include 2 restaurants and 1 hotel.

Dizin Ski Resort

Dizin Ski resorts in tehran

The Dizin Ski Resort is the most prestigious and the best ski resort in the middle east. This piste is located in the Alborz mountain range. Its Facilities including 2 hotels, 19 cottages, and 6 restaurants. The ski season in the Dizin is from November to May. The highest point of the Dizin piste is  3600 meters above sea level.

Shemshak Ski Resort

Shemshak Ski resorts in tehran

This piste is located at 57 kilometers north-east of Tehran. After the Dizin International piste,  it is the second ski resort in Iran with the world’s standards. The peak point of this piste is 3050 meters above sea level. Facilities include 4 restaurants and 2 hotels. The Appropriate lighting of this piste at night, making it an ideal destination for skiing During night.

AbAli Ski Resort

AbAli Ski resorts in tehran

This piste is located at 75 km east of Tehran. AbAli Ski Resort is the first ski resort in tehran, with 5 different piste. this piste Facilities including 6 restaurants and 1 hotel. This ski resort is generally more crowded than other  ski resorts in tehran.

Tehran museums are the best place to observe and study of the political, cultural and social history of Iran. So in this article we are going to introduce, some important museums in Tehran.

Tehran museums : National Museum of Iran

National Museum of Iran

The National Museum of Iran includes two distinct buildings. The Museum of Ancient Iran and the Museum of the Islamic Period. The National Museum of Iran with about 60 years old. It is not only the largest archaeological museum in Iran, but also this museum is considered as  Iran’s mother museum

Golestan palace

Golestan palace

The Golestan Palace is available on the UNESCO World Heritage list. This place was the seat of the Qajar Dynasty. The marble throne which is located in the mirror hall and clock of Shams-al mare which was a gift from Britain’s Queen Victoria to Nasereddin Shah, are the important sights of the Golestan Museum.  Moreover,the tiled walls of this palace are built for royal paintings.

Saadabad palace museum complex

Saadabad palace museum complex

This luxury summery residence with an area of more than 100 hectares is located in the northern of Tehran . There are 18 mansions in this collection. The White House with 54 rooms, was built in the memorial of the Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.  Definitely It is one of the most attractive place in this complex. Plus the garden of Saadabad, with its old trees, is one of the Tehran attractions.

Niavaran Historical and Cultural Complex

Niavaran Historical and Cultural Complex

The Niavaran Historical and Cultural Complex  located in a 5-hectare garden. Niavaran Palace was the main residence of Mohammad Reza Shah and his family. Magnificent rugs and stylish clothes are notably more than anything. Niavaran complex is one of the best museums in Tehran.

National jewelry museum

National jewelry Museum

The national museum of jewels is located in the basement of the Central Bank of Iran. Includes an unique collection of precious stones, crowns and other jewels belonging to the Safavid kings, Qajar and Pahlavi. Among the most valuable jewels of this treasure , The peacock throne and the diamond of the sea of light are so attractive.

Contemporary art museum

contemporary art Museum

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, includes a collection of paintings and sculptures. This object collected and exhibited since 1979. The artworks of artists from Europe, America and Iran, such as Monti and Sohrab Sepehri, exhibit in this museum. Kamran Diba designed This museum and he is admired for its architectural style.

Museum of the Qasr Prison

Museum of the Qasr Prison

The Qasr Museum building was built during the Qajar dynasty by the architect Nikolai Markov. It is a combination of Persian and European architecture style. Many parts of this mansion were destroy at the time of Muzaffar al-Din Shah in 1308. The foundation of Iran’s first prison was built on its ruins. For many years, it was used as a prison for political prisoners and offenders. Finally at the year 1390, the Qasr Prison has been opened as a museum.

Reza Abbasi Museum

Reza Abbasi Museum

The museum, named in honor of the great Safavid artist, Reza Abbasi . This museum includes three galleries. Pre-Islamic art, the Islamic period, and the art of painting and calligraphy. Paintings by Reza Abbasi, along with many of Pottery art, metal art and  Ancient jewelry are exhibited at this gallery.

The museum of The Holy Defence

The museum of The Holy Defence

This museum belonging to the long years of Iran’s defense against the Iraqi regime. Missiles, tanks and balls expose in the outer space of the museum. In fact, This museum is a gateway to the modern history of Iran during the 8 years of the war with Iraq.

Iranian celebrations may be interesting for anyone who visiting Iran. In this article, we introduce The two most important Iranian celebrations.

Persian culture, is known as the Iranian culture and It is one of the oldest in the world. One of the most attractive subject about this culture is festivals and ceremonies.

Iranian Celebrations : Ancient Nowruz

Iranian celebrations : Ancient Nowruz

Nowruz is one of the most important Iranian celebrations. In this day people celebrate the end of the winter and the coming of spring. Iranian represents the beginning of a new year with love and affection. Nowruz is as a symbol of  nature awakening from hibernation. Nowruz celebration has over 3,000 years old and it has a deeply rooted tradition. Nowruz starts on March 20 and take place over 12 days.

Traditionally, on the first day of Nowruz, family members gather around a Haft-Seen (Means Seven-S’s, It include, seven items that in Farsi begin with the letter S). In Nowruz days, Iranian people, spend their time to visiting relatives and friends and giving gifts.

 

Iranian Celebrations : Yalda Night

Iranian Celebration - Yalda Night

Yalda Night or Chalet Night is another important ancient Iranian celebration. On Yalda festival, Iranians celebrate the victory of light over darkness. It is celebrated as the tallest night of the year, as well as the beginning of a longer days in the northern hemisphere.

Yalda is occurrence of a winter revolution. Yalda is not just a celebration but also it’s an ancient legacy of our ancestors that teaches us that we should living happy together in any moment of life. In This night, families, friends and acquaintances come together and eat different kinds of fruits and snacks.

The storytelling of the family oldest for other family members as well as Hafez horoscope ( This is called Faal-e Hafez) are also an important part of this long night.

Iranian Handicrafts and traditional arts are among the most important tourist attractions.

Iran is very rich in handicrafts, with a variety of about 300 fields and several thousand years old. Today we want to take you to this beautiful and fascinating world.

Hand woven carpet (Handmade Carpet)

Persian rug also known as Iranian carpet is an important floor covering . It is made by hand in Iran from high-quality wool and silk.
The motifs used in Iranian rugs are derived from the culture and lifestyle of its weavers from anywhere in Iran. It can be said that every Persian rug is a beautiful piece of Iranian culture and nature.
Although carpet weaving in Iran is a national art but  it is not limited to a city or a specific place in the country. Some cities are famous as a Iranian rug center, same as Tabriz, Kashan, Isfahan.

persian carpet
Khatam Kari (Marquetry)

The Persian marquetry (Also known as Persian inlaid work) is one of the most important Persian handicrafts.
Khatam is the art of decorating the surface of wooden objects in the form of mosaics with wooden, bone and metal geometric shapes.
From about 400 years ago, it has spread to various parts of Iran, especially in Shiraz and Isfahan. Delicate and meticulous marquetry has been produced since the Safavid dynasty. Khatam with smaller pieces is more highly valued.

Iranian Handicrafts - Khatam Kari

Persian Miniature

Miniature is a kind of painting which has a long history that dates back to the scribes of the medieval ages. It is a traditional Iranian style of painting that is very detailed. Except for Iran, also it can be seen in Japan, the Far East and China.

Finally, One of the most beautiful miniature types, are flowers and birds designs.

 

Iranian Handicrafts - Persian Miniature
Persian enameling (Mina Kari)

Persian enameling or Mina Kari has 5000 years of history. Mina Kari is the art of decorating metals with colored materials. Today, this art is mostly made on copper, but it can also be made on gold and silver. Isfahan is one of the major centers of Persian enameling.

Iranian handicrafts - Persian enameling

If you want to travel around Iran and see the different cities without tour operator help, you need to know about Iran’s public transportation system. For traveling to Iran you can choose air, rail or bus system which is depend on your travel style and even a country you will coming from.
To learn more about public transport in Iran, follow this article.

Bus

this is the first transportation way in Iran. There are more than 20 bus companies in Tehran and most of the big cities which offer daily services for all over the country. Bus transportation is comfortable and cheap so you can save your money, even by choosing Overnight buses between main cities you can manage your time. There is 4 Bus Terminal in Tehran, Which are visible on Google map.
Most of Iranian cities have local bus services. Tehran has bust rapid transportation system which is known as BRT and it’s a best way to escape traffic during peak time in city center. Keep in mind that in urban bus men and women sit in separate place.

Bus in iran
Metro

Subway is available in Tehran and Mashhad. Tehran subway system has four lines with different direction. Also an extra line goes to Karaj, a big city in neighbor Tehran. The Tehran subway operates daily from 5.30am-11pm.

subway in iran
Taxi

Different types of taxis are available in Iran:
Yellow or green taxis. These are belongs to official taxi companies in Iran. Most of them work on a certain route, but it does not mean that you cannot take a taxi for a different direction. These taxis carry up to 4 people unless you rent them individually.
Taxi drivers just accept cash. To taking taxi in Iran you can either stand in street or goes to the nearest taxi station.
Also some citizens, who are actually on the way to work or certain destinations, pick up passengers who are going to the same route. Their car has no taxi sign but they charge the same as yellow taxis.
Also there is a number of taxi- app for some cities. Snapp and Tap30 are quite popular in Iran. These apps work the same as Uber.

Tazis in iran