If you are interested in Iranian architectural and historical buildings, Kashan is the city to visit. The place where one should walk freely around the peaceful traditional houses and swim in the sherbets and squeezed juices. Kashan is a historical and semi religious city in Isfahan province. It has a dry and desert like climate which gives you all the more reason to refresh your soul when walking through its gardens with water streaming.
Carpet-weaving, pottery, tile making, stucco and mural are of the notable handicraft. You can check out the best ones on walls, pillars and the roofs of old and historic houses in different parts of the city.
When you are walking in the alleys of this city don’t forget that many years ago these alleys were the place where notable poets, literary figures, scientists and artists passed by.
Kashan is the cradle of traditional Iranian culture, famous for Dar al-Momenin. It has 7,000 years of urbanization and one of the most beautiful cities in Iran. Kashan is a city with authenticity and with many scientific and literary celebrities and plays a significant role in the tourism industry of Iran. Some of the historians know Kashan with the most authentic and first city in Iran and the world.
Sialk is the name of the first central Iranian urbanization in Kashan, 3 km southwest of the city. The ancient silk enclosure located in the Fin of Kashan is about seven thousand five hundred years old. Sialk is one of the historical places after the civilization of Jiroft of Kerman on the Iranian plateau, which found in pre-Achaemenid period, but the line that created at the beginning of history in Ilam which known as the proto-Elamite and it destroyed after people leave the city. In the Medes and other ancient times, Kashan was well firm. Earlier in the Islamic period, geographic texts referred to Kashan as a small city. Subsequently, development on the Iranian plateau and the central location of Kashan and its communication path made the city an important industrial center. After that, it is mostly refer to as a moderate and successful city of Kashan. In the Mongol invasion, the city destroyed and restored shortly afterwards.in Safavids period Kashan was on the central of attention and most of the kings were resident in it.
Kashan people speak Kashani dialect in Persian, this dialect, like many Persian accents, has a phonetic character, some of which are specific to this region.
Islamic sources, from the oldest one, have always referred to Kashan as Qom as Shi’a Muslim city.
Kashan is located in northern Isfahan province and is located between the Karkas- Natanz and the central desert of Iran, where poorly covered by vegetation, in which shrubs found more or less. Two peaks of the Karkas Mountains are located near Kashan. The city is located in the center of Iran 220 km south of the capital, 90 km to Qom and 200 km to the center of the province.
Location of the city
Based on the results of the census in Kashan, the population of Kashan in 1395 was 304, 487 people, which accounts for 90% of the population of Kashan. Most of the city’s population is Kashi, although it has long been commonplace to other Iranian ethnic groups in Kashan.
In climate classification, the climate of Kashan is a warm and desert climate. The hottest summer temperatures are 45 ° C and the coldest weather in winter is about -1 °. Kashan is due to being located in the desert and near the Karkas Mountains has hot days and cool and cold nights.