This beautiful caravanserai of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche is located inside the Kashan Bazaar

This beautiful caravanserai of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche is located inside the Kashan Bazaar

This caravanserai is famous for it's large and well adorned dome

This caravanserai is famous for it's large and well adorned dome

The Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche section was built in the 19th century to cater for the travelers on the Silk Route

The Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche section was built in the 19th century to cater for the travelers on the Silk Route

Skylights in the dome of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai

Skylights in the dome of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai

The Upper section of the caravanserai was used for the sleeping while middle and lower sections were used for the storage of the wares

The Upper section of the caravanserai was used for the sleeping while middle and lower sections were used for the storage of the wares

Some of the old items on sale inside the Kashan Bazaar

Some of the old items on sale inside the Kashan Bazaar

Kashan is famous for it's good quality carpets, not only in Iran but also worldwide

Kashan is famous for it's good quality carpets, not only in Iran but also worldwide

Fine details of the Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai - it is a masterpiece of Persian architecture in Kashan

Fine details of the Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai - it is a masterpiece of Persian architecture in Kashan

Central part of the caravanserai (under the dome) is a vast open space and a small cafe in the corner offers refreshments

Central part of the caravanserai (under the dome) is a vast open space and a small cafe in the corner offers refreshments

A fountain is located in the middle of the caravanserai for beauty and cooling effects in hot summer days

A fountain is located in the middle of the caravanserai for beauty and cooling effects in hot summer days

Old jars on sale inside the caravanserai of Kashan

Old jars on sale inside the caravanserai of Kashan

It is believed that Kashan Bazaar started during the Seljuk era (10th century) but additions were made by the later rulers

It is believed that Kashan Bazaar started during the Seljuk era (10th century) but additions were made by the later rulers

One of the major renovation work was carried out during the Safavid dynasty

One of the major renovation work was carried out during the Safavid dynasty

An antique shop on the edge of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai and Kashan Bazaar

An antique shop on the edge of Khan Amin al-Dowleh Timche Caravanserai and Kashan Bazaar

Kashan Bazaar during the day time (it closes for around two hours)

Kashan Bazaar during the day time (it closes for around two hours)

In the evening, this bazaar has completely different story to tell

In the evening, this bazaar has completely different story to tell

Shoes on sale inside the Kashan Bazaar - these shoes were displayed on the walls of the bazar

Shoes on sale inside the Kashan Bazaar - these shoes were displayed on the walls of the bazar

A jewelry shop inside the bazaar - this bazaar is a large enough to surprise but not to get lost in it's alleyways

A jewelry shop inside the bazaar - this bazaar is a large enough to surprise but not to get lost in it's alleyways

Herbs on sale, one surprising thing beside the herbs are popcorns

Herbs on sale, one surprising thing beside the herbs are popcorns

Dried fruits in one of the shops - they are gathered from the local orchards

Dried fruits in one of the shops - they are gathered from the local orchards

Kashani biscuits are one of the best in Iran

Kashani biscuits are one of the best in Iran

The nargili (coconut macaroons) are particularly delicious

The nargili (coconut macaroons) are particularly delicious

I couldn't resist the temptation of these delightful sweets and ended up buying few for  myself

I couldn't resist the temptation of these delightful sweets and ended up buying few for myself

Ceiling of the bazaar with a skylight, which allows natural light during the day

Ceiling of the bazaar with a skylight, which allows natural light during the day