Hosseiniyeh of Abiyaneh

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Hosseiniyeh of Abiyaneh

Postby Parvaneh » Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:09 am

Introduction: The buildings named after Imam Hossein became important places of worship during the Safavids. During the ninth (Tassua) and tenth (Ashura) days of Muharram (first month of Islamic calendar), people in mourning bring the Nakhl and Alam (red, green and black flags) on the streets and alleys of the village. Their ceremonies, Nakhlgardani, end up in Hosseiniyeh with a play called Ta'ziyeh which represents the Imam Hossein and his followers in Karbala.



Location: South west of Kashan

Days of trip: (Without air plane) 1-2 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need About 4-5 hr driving from Tehran to Abyaneh)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: No limit,spring is the best time.

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: (Depend on your plan) Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, waterproof shoes, headlamp

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes


Hotel: Yes

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes


How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi terminal of buses in Tehran (more info
2- Take a bus ticket to Kashan.
3- Take a taxi from Kashan to Abyaneh

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


Location on map:






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