About Kashan

Kashan

A county in Isfahan Province, Kashan is a famous tourist destination. Fin garden, one of the nine Persian Gardens and also a UNESCO World heritage site is a famous highlight of  the city. Tepe Sialk is an ancient hill belonging to 3500 years ago. It is a sign that Kashan was one of the first cradles of civilization in Iran. It has been said that the is a ziggurat even older than Choqa Zanbil in Susa. Last but not least Borujerdi and Tabataee houses are also popular attraction of the city . One can divide the city into two parts, mountainous and desert. In the west side, it is in the neighborhood of two of highest peaks of Karkas chain, Mount Gargash and Mount Ardehaal in the west of Kashan, and the highest peak of Ardehaal mountains (end part of Karkas chain in central Iran). In the east side, the city opens up to the central desert of Iran which the city is famous for. The city is also popular for Maranjab Desert and Caravanserai that are near the namak lake (or salt lake). Today Maranjab and the surrounding Shifting Sands are a popular destination at the weekends.