Niassar is located in north west of Kashan in Isfahan Province. It is a Garden City because it was a small village and now it become a city with many gardens. Niasar is famous for Flower-Water Festival.


A few dozen meters from Chaaar Taq (the four bows) of Niassar, a clean and fresh fountain flows to the village. This fountain, located 1680 meters above sea level, is called Eskandarieh. Legend has it that the famous Eskandar-ebn-Filgush (Eskandar with elephant ears), when he passed through Niassar, knew of a spring hidden in the rock. He would have gathered all the stonemasons from the area and ordered to dig the fountain in one night. Whatever the origin of this last, it flows today from the heights in a beautiful waterfall of twenty meters high which crosses the village. On the side of the waterfall, we have a view of the city of Niassar, planted in the mountain in the middle of its gardens. There is near the waterfall a cave probably dating from the Parthian era. Some researchers believe that the waterfall of Niassar was from the beginning considered screen for the cave that was used for the ceremonies of the cult of Mithra, and this reason is all the more valid that water plays a very important role in Mithraism. Indeed, before proceeding with the ceremonies, there was a long ritual of ablutions and purifications, which lasted several days and several nights.

After the entry of Islam, the waterfall did not lose its importance and each year, on the occasion of the feast of Ghorban, an ox is sacrificed on its banks. According to the belief of the inhabitants, the blood of this animal, mingling with water, spreads to the gardens and orchards, which it fertilizes and makes more fertile.

The existence of this fountain and waterfall has favored the construction of water mills, two of which are still in working order. There is also near the waterfall a small palace dating from the Safavid era.

The city of Niassar, where the waterfall is located, has many other tourist attractions, because of its ancient past and its geographical position which makes it the neighbor of Isfahan and Kashan. In addition, Niassar, with its waters, mountains and rose gardens, whose picking and transformation into rose water is a seasonal tourist attraction (spring), has a very mild climate throughout the year. year.

A few dozen meters from Chaaar Taq (the four arches) of Niassar, a clean and fresh fountain flows towards the village. This fountain, located 1680 meters above sea level, is called Eskandarieh. Legend has it that the famous Eskandar-ebn-Filqûs (Eskandar with elephant ears), when he passed through Niassar, knew of a spring hidden in the rock. He would have gathered all the stonemasons from the area and ordered to dig the fountain in one night. Whatever the origin of this last, it flows today from the heights in a beautiful waterfall of twenty meters high which crosses the village. On the side of the waterfall, we have a view of the city of Niassar, planted in the mountain in the middle of its gardens. There is near the waterfall a cave probably dating from the Parthian era. Some researchers believe that the waterfall of Niassar was from the beginning considered screen for the cave that was used for the ceremonies of the cult of Mithra, and this reason is all the more valid that water plays a very important role in Mithraism. Indeed, before proceeding with the ceremonies, there was a long ritual of ablutions and purifications, which lasted several days and several nights.

After the entry of Islam, the waterfall did not lose its importance and each year, on the occasion of the feast of Ghorban, an ox is sacrificed on its banks. According to the belief of the inhabitants, the blood of this animal, mingling with water, spreads to the gardens and orchards, which it fertilizes and makes more fertile.

The existence of this fountain and waterfall has favored the construction of water mills, two of which are still in working order. There is also near the waterfall a small palace dating from the Safavid era.

The city of Niassar, where the waterfall is located, has many other tourist attractions, because of its ancient past and its geographical position which makes it the neighbor of Isfahan and Kashan. In addition, Niassar, with its waters, mountains and rose gardens, whose picking and transformation into rose water is a seasonal tourist attraction (spring), has a very mild climate throughout the year. year.