As an outstanding epitome of Persian gardens, Fin lush garden lies in south of Kashan, in the vicinity of Fin village. Rising in a desert landscape and soothing the soul with the beauty, the enchanting garden lined with cedar trees and numerous fountains was designed for Shah Abbas. This monument was initially built over the buildings of Al-Bouyeh period. In terms of the garden layout and water supply, the general spaces of this garden are of special importance. Spread over 23,000 square meter, this classical Persian vision of paradise consist a main yard surrounded by ramparts with four circular towers and has always been prized for its natural springs. Fin Garden has a national reputation due to the murder of Amir Kabir, the Qajar chancellor, by the Qajar King in its small bath. The garden refers to Safavid period and has survived for hundreds of years due to the water of Suleimanieh spring. This water passes through the ponds and elegant pools of Fin Garden and then irrigates the plantations of Fin countryside. Earned its place as a world heritage, the garden offers various parts to visit: an entrance area, fort, alcove, museum in west of garden, small and big bathrooms and a library in the east.
|Fin Garden in Kashan, Iran|