Located in an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, Kashan is one of the main cities of Esfahan province. It is 240 Km to the south of Tehran and can be reached via a first-class highway, national road or railway.
In addition to its world-famous carpets, Kashan is also well known for its silk and the glazed earthenware tile called Kashi after its place of manufacture. Kashan is a beautiful large oasis town on the Qom - kerman road running along the western edge of the great desert, kavir. The city has long been noted for its silk textiles, ceramics, copper ware, and rose water from the well-known rose fields of Qamsar, as well.
One of the most important archaeological sites in central Iran, it has a historical background of over 7,000 years.