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Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan's Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in Iran.
The origins of the garden may be anterior to the Safavid period.
The settlements of the garden in its present form was built under the reign of Abbas I of Persia (1571-1629), as a traditional bagh near the village of Fin, located a few miles southwest of Kashan.
The garden was developed further during the Safavid dynasty, until Abbas II of Persia (1633-1666). It was highly recognized during the reign of Fat′h Ali Shah Qajar and was considerably expanded.
The garden covers 2.3 hectares with a main yard surrounded by ramparts with four circular towers. In keeping with many of the Persian gardens of this era, the Fin Garden employs a great many water features.
These were fed from a spring on a hillside behind the garden, and the water pressure was such that a large number of circulating pools and fountains could be constructed without the need for mechanical pumps.
The garden expresses a series ...see more of accentuated contrasts between the arid, inhospitable landscape outside the walls and the lush foliage within. Outside, water is scarce and precious. The monotone of the landscape is replaced by the colors of foliage, of flowers, of blue tiles, of fountains, and of painted plaster and woodwork, Axial symmetry contrasts with areas of almost impenetrable growth. The plan of Fin calls sharply to mind the Persian garden carpet, for all elements of multiple channels, orchards, flowers, and pavilions are present in similar relationship. At Fin, all the channels are lined, sides and bottom, with blue faience tiles so that the very water seems bright and gay until it flows into one of the larger pools, lined with great trees.
The garden subsequently suffered from neglect and was damaged several times until, in 1935, it was listed as a national property of Iran. On 2007, 8 September, Bagh-e Fin was submitted to the Unesco's Tentative List.


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Kashan's Tourist attractions

Niasar ( Rais ) cave

Niasar ( Rais ...

The Niasar cave (called Reis Cave by locals) is thoroughly man-made, except for one or two natural chambers near the entrance openings. The cave is believed to be a Mitra temple (Mitra was ancient Persian religion). Its first cut possibly dates back to the Partian (Arsacid) era, 24...

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Niasar Waterfall

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Location: Niasar waterfall is located in Niasar City,Isfahan Province. Few meters down to the Niasar fire temple there is a clean and cool spring which flows through the village. The spring is called Skandar and it is considered as the most known earliest springs. It is 1680 meters ...

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Historical bath and watermill of Niasar

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Historical bathhouse and watermill are other ancient monument of Niasar city. According to some research they belong to Safavid era. The Ancient Bathhhouse: It’s interesting to know how water transfers into the bath. Water was conducted into a beautiful Octagon and thereafter went to ...

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Niasar fire temple ( Chahar Taghi )

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The Niasar Fire Temple or Niasar Chahar Taghi (Four Arches) is a structure with a dome over a rock at the highest point of Niasar Village, located 28 kilometers west of Kashan city, Isfahan province. The fire temple, which can be seen from quite a distance, has remained relatively inta...

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Silk hill

Silk hill

Location: right side of Kashan road, Kashan, Isfahan. Silk hill, was one of the oldest human settlements and temples of prehistoric humans in Iran. In fact ziggurat or the place of worship of the ancient tribes and is the first place where urbanization formed by Aryans. It is made of ...

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Fin Garden kashan

Fin Garden kas...

Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan's Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in...

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Kashan bazzar

Kashan bazzar

kashan market One of the most attractive places of kashan to visit is big and old market of kashan. This market from Seljuk period to now,has been active and thriving. Kashan market with it’s vast area including many large number of market and passes and dozens of historic buildings s...

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Tabatabyiha house

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tabatabaeis house With dare we can title tabatabaeis house as the bride of Iranian house. Proper architecture and super beautiful look of it has brought this fame and name to it. Construction of this house began in 1250 and made over 10 years. Tabatabaeis house was personal property o...

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Kashan's Customs

Rose Water Distillation Ceremony ( Golab Giri )

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In Ordibehesht, coincident May and June, an annual festival of Rose and Rose Water is being held in Kashan, Iran. This is the time for picking up the Mohammadi roses to obtain rosewater out of them. The season for picking rose and preparing rose water is from 21 april to 21 may. In ea...

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