The big market of Kashan “The spirit of originality”

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The big market of Kashan “The spirit of originality”

Kashan’s big and old market is one of the most attractive places of Kashan. This market has been active since the Seljuk period. Many famous European travelers who visited Iran in the past centuries, also visited Kashan, admired the greatness, glory and beauty of their travelogues. The Kashan market, which extends from Kamalol-ol-Molk Square to the historical square of Faiz, and since it continues to the market for copper bars and the gate of the government, includes a large number of shopping malls and passes. There are dozens of historical monuments such as: Mir-e-Imad Square Mosque, Mir-5 Caravanserai , Coal, Ghaffar Pour, Robat, Boroujerdi, Naraghs, Aminodollah, Amin al-Dawlah, on the market of Mutchal, Tymche Bakhshi, Tymosh Seyed Agha, Tymche Sabbagh, High Water Warehouse Market, Warehouse of Chain Door, Husseinyeh Rope Hole, Shoe Mosque Doses, high mosque market, mosque Taghaghchi, and … with the explanation that some parts of the market are devoted to a specialty and with the same name Class is known. Including the market for stationery, dyed, dance shoes, twine, mint, goldsmiths, buckets, tailors and …
According to Professor Edward Brown, “Kashan’s copper market, which had not lost its global significance until the first quarter of the current century,” was in the market of Kashan metatars with the constant noise of the hammer on the copper and the furnaces in which the copper is red It is one of the most spectacular places in the East. ”
Hassan Naraqi writes in the book of historical works of the cities of Kashan and Natanz: “During the successive journeys of Shah Abbas I and his successors to that city, the great market and the square connected to it, the first celebration center, the illumination and the place of nightlife, and the holy shrine It’s been crowned.
The large bazaar of Kashan, which was registered in 1355 as No. 1284, was destroyed by the earthquake of 1192 AH as well as other high-rise buildings. But during the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar, the result of the political stability and the progress of the local industries of large buildings, such as the caravanserai, Tichemo and numerous markets along the great market.
Source: Promotional brochure of the Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Kashan