Kashan is one of the cities of Isfahan province - Iran. It is the gate of the desert and also the first large oases along the Qom-Kerman road which is located along the edge of the central deserts of Iran. The contrast between the desert and its arid regions in front of its lush gardens and mountainous oases has created special natural attractions. Archeological discoveries in the Sialk Hills remains of the Sassanid fire temple, underground city, and other historical sites reveal that this region was one of the primary centers of civilization in the pre-historic ages. Hence Kashan dates back to 7000 years ago.
The variety and extent of historical monuments around Kashan require careful and perfect planning of 2 or 3 days to discover and enjoy all these historical monuments. A collection of historical-cultural-artistic and natural monuments that will make an amazing and memorable trip for tourists. If you have visited Kashan historical sites there are height mountainous landscapes that invite you to a few half-day or full-day trips. Most tourists head to the picturesque pink village of Abyaneh, but for those yearning to think outside the box, Niasar, with a beautiful waterfall and a fire temple, and Qamsar, surrounded by fields of roses especially during the spring, are well worth a visit.
The most important cities around Kashan are:
Qamsar city of Rosewater
It is located in the southern part of Kashan and 35 km far from Kashan.
Niaasar city of Rosewater and Historical sites
Niaasar or Neyasar is located in the northwest of Kashan and 32 km far from Kashan.
Aran & Bidgol the gate of Desert
It is located in the northeast of Kashan and 5 km far from Kashan.
Mashhad e Ardehal Qali-Shouyan (Carpet-Washing) event
It is located in the west of Kashan and is 45 km far from Kashan.
Natanz is known to nuclear city
It is located 70 kilometers southeast of Kashan.
Abyaneh Village known as Red village
Abyaneh, also known as Red village- is among the oldest villages of Iran is located 89 kilometers south of Kashan.
Ardestan city of Qanats
Artesian, one of the old cities close to Kashan, is located 127 kilometers southeast of Kashan.
Zavareh is a historical village located in 131 kilometers southeast of Kashan.