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8 days in Isfahan Province Itinerary
train: 2h 30min
Kashan— 4 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
Esfahan— 4 nights
Fly: 1h 15min
A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.Do some cultural sightseeing at Tabatabei House and Abbasian House. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden, see the interesting displays at Puppet and Toy Museum of Iran, don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, and stop by Bazaar of Kashan.
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Tehran to Kashan is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Tehran in February, expect nights in Kashan to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Esfahan.
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A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.Isfahan Music Museum and Chehel Sotoun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Imam Square (Meidan Emam) and Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Aali Qapu Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, look for gifts at Bazaar of Isfahan, and take in the views from Siosepol Bridge.
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Traveling by car from Kashan to Esfahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kashan in February, expect slightly colder with lows of -3°C in Esfahan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Esfahan
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