Mount Gargash, located southwest of the city, selected by international experts as the location of the National Observatory of Iran. So it is home to one of the largest Middle East telescope’s most up-to-date technology.
The Bazar is located in the center of the city, and other urban spaces located on both sides of it. This Bazar was growing during the Safavid period, but during the Qajar period, a large amount of that growth reduced.
Kashan has at least nineteen historic mansions that are well preserved.
The city is the home of an important community of Jews and a cultural center for them.
Jewish immigration to Kashan increased during the Safavid period due to the growth in the silk trade. The Jewish community started at the beginning of the nineteenth century. In that time, they forced to convert to Islam.