Fin Garden (Persian: باغ فین 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. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in Iran.
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Location||Kashan, Isfahan Province, Iran|
|Part of||The Persian Garden|
|Inscription||2011 (35th Session)|
|Area||7.6 ha (0.029 sq mi)|
|Buffer zone||173.4 ha (0.670 sq mi)|
The settlements of the garden in its present form was built under the reign of Abbas I of Persia (1571-1629), as a traditional bagh near the village of Fin, located a few kilometres southwest of Kashan.
The garden subsequently suffered from neglect and was damaged several times until, in 1935, it was listed as a national property of Iran. On 2007, 8 September, Bagh-e Fin was submitted to the UNESCO's Tentative List.
Unesco declared the garden a World Heritage Site on July 18, 2012.
The garden covers 2.3 hectares with a main yard surrounded by ramparts with four circular towers. In keeping with many of the Persian gardens of this era, the Fin Garden employs a great many water features.
These were fed from a spring on a hillside behind the garden, and the water pressure was such that a large number of circulating pools and fountains could be constructed without the need for mechanical pumps.
- Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. "Bagh-e Fin (Fin Garden), Kashan". Unesco tentative list. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- "Bagh-e Fin". gardenreview.com. Retrieved 2008-04-16.