Kashan city is one of the top Iran tourist attractions. This city is the first city you get to after Tehran city, if you take the Persian Classic trip plan provided by Irantourism.

Kashan receives thousands of tourists every year, offering a range of sights to them. From cultural, to historical and also natural. Numerous historical houses that exist in the city are living witnesses to the long and eventful Kashan history and now are ready to tell you all about them.

The weather here is mostly cool and sunny during spring and summer, but the chill of the winters can be a bit tricky.

So, follow this article of Iran travel guide center to learn more about this Iran tourist attraction.

Travel to Kashan City

Train: the Isfahan city – Tehran railway passes through Kashan. There are daily trains available in both directions and to Bandar Abbas and Yazd city. Kashan Railway station is located at the western side of the city.

Bus: all the buses from Tehran city going to Shiraz city and Isfahan city, pass through Kashan city. Kashan Bus Terminal is located at the north eastern side of the city.

Airplane: The closest airports to Kashan city are in Tehran city and Isfahan City.

Kashan Hotels

There are a number of historical house/hotel and conventional options available in city of Kashan.

·       Noghli traditional hotel

It is an elegant historical house transformed into a Hotel. With reasonable price and good location, close to city center and attractions of the city

Address: Masjed Aqa Bozorg street, Fazel Naraghi Avenue

Phone number: +9831 5523 3324

·       Sadeqi Traditional hotel

Another historical house in the city. With good service. Located close to Tabatabaee house.

Address: Alavi street, Fazel Naraqi Avenue

Phone number: +98 31 5522 4637

·       Sayah Hotel

A reasonably priced place with normal setting.

Address: Darvaze Dolat Square

Phone number: +98 31 5544 6555

City Attraction of Kashan

Kashan Attraction
Kashan Attraction

One of the major centers of Iran tourist attractions, is Kashan. Kashan history offers you a number of choices, from elegant Historical houses of Borujerdis and Abbasis with their amazing designs, to Fin Garden and the old neighborhood of the city.

Another indication of Great Kashan History, is the Silk Hill where remains of a 7,000 years old civilization has been found. And you should not forget Kashan grand Bazaar, where you can observe the local’s lifestyle.

Around the city, there is Noosh Abad Underground City and Abyaneh village, which is one of the most eye-catching villages in the country.

Kashan is also a culturally rich city. There are a number of unique festivals and gathering taking place here annually in which all have deep roots in Kashan history.

Festivals such as Nakhl Gardani which is a religious ceremony and takes place during Moharram time.

Qali Shuee (Carpet Washing) tradition which has been registered in the UN’s Intangible cultural heritage, takes place at the second week of Autumn. And also, the Rose Water production Festival which is renowned worldwide takes place here in Kashan, during the second half of spring.

And last but not least, city of Kashan is one of the best places for you to go to the desert and enjoy a night of camping by on the sand dunes and gaze at the stars. Maranjab desert and Matin Abad desert camp are two of the most famous deserts in Iran.

What to eat in Kashan?

Gusht Lubia, Qeyme Rize, Shefte and Kufteh Choqondar are some of the most famous Iranian cuisine dishes available in Kashan.

Haji badam
Haji badam

Haji Badumi and Kashan cookies are two famous local sweet and deserts here.

Kashan souvenirs

The most famous souvenir of Kashan city is the Rose Water. It is very high quality and high on demand. The other famous souvenir of the city is its handmade carpets. The carpet stores in the Grand Bazaar are one of the best attractions of the city.

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