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Bagh-e Fin - The Fin Garden
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Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan's Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852.

The settlements of the garden in its present form was built under the reign of Shah Abbas I of Persia (1571-1629), as a traditional bagh near the village of Fin, located a few miles southwest of Kashan.

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Copyright: Ramin Dehdashti
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Uploaded: 04/12/2009
Updated: 06/06/2014
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Tags: iran; kashan; isfahan; persia; historical; green; amir kabir; shah abbad; baq; baqe; baq-e; bagh; baghe; bagh-e; fin; garden
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