Kashan Attractions

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Historic Charm

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is a unique sample representative of Persian architecture and decoration. Located in a historical pole in Kashan, accessibility to many valuable attractions is an easy deed. What makes this structure particular is its rooftop which is a charming and artistic part of the place. It is a tickling subject for many photographers at different times of the year.

Location of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is located in a historic zone from the Seljuq Dynasty. Many ancient attractions are nearby and therefore there is easy access to all these sites. For instance, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Abbasian Historical House, Tabatabaei Historical House, Boroujerdiha Historical House, and Toy Musem are all around this old structure. Add all these to your list to remember to visit them one by one during your trip to Kashan.

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

History of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

The name of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is taken from Sultan Amir Ahmad Imamzadeh, which is a small mosque. It joined the list of Iran National Heritage in 1976 and made Kashan proud for owning this wonderful structure.

In the past, the five elements of mosque, bazaar, house, bathhouse, and cistern were the main elements necessary for each city. As a result, Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse was considered to be one of the main parts of Kashan.

Evidence declared that the construction of this bathhouse dates back to Seljuq Dynasty while some people believe that what we now see as Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse was actually built in Qajar Dynasty over the ruins of the previous bathhouse which was destroyed by an earthquake.

Structure of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Building a bathhouse is one of the most complicated fields in architecture because it has to follow technical rules. Professional constructors of the past built this house lower than ground level and in the soil as it had to keep the warmth inside. Consequently, a huge amount of energy would be saved.

The superb architecture of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is too spectacular to be ignored. Artistic architecture made of lime, turquoise, and golden tiling, seven-layer fascia, and anaglyph engraving is its distinguished features. Other fantastic specifications are arch-like ceilings, eye-catching mosaics, and beautiful paintings on the walls. Furthermore, colorful glasses are easy to notice on the ceiling or the holes of the walls.

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Where to Eat near Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Places to have something delicious near Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse are Mozaffari Traditional Restaurant, Ice Cream Bars Stunt, Qazal Restaurant, and Sotoodeh Traditional Restaurant. Treat yourself with a drink or a meal in one of these places and create unforgettable memories during or after your visit.


Where to Stay near Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

The hotels that Apochi offers its customers to spend some nights close to Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse are  Mahinestan Raheb, Manoucheri House, Srava House, Safa Historical Guest House, Sana Historical House, and Saraye Ameriha.

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Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse Location

How To Get To Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

by Car

Find Alavi Street, get to Sultan Amir Ahmad Alley, and there it is! Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse.

on Foot

As the region is beset with several historic attractions, you can take a walk from other attractions to this bathhouse.

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