Shooting the Rosewater Festival in Qamsar for Atlas Obscura June 04, 2019 in Iran Every Year during the spring time, a small town in the highlands of central Iran called Qamsar, starts the harvesting of pink roses, many workers gathering them for rosewater distillers, A Persian tradition dating back to 2500 years ago.Link of Article A blooming rose in Farfehan village of Qamsar. a close-up of Javad jafari's hand picking a rose A worker hand picking roses in the 900 Jaribi land in Qamsar. a worker taking a rest after a hard work of handpicking roses in the 900 Jaribi land. Filling the copper vats with roses, in Qamsar rosewater museum. Pouring water in the copper vat full of handpicked roses. In the Shahre Golab Rosewater Store, the distillation process has begun. Rosewater products, such as these inside the Shahre Golab Rosewater Store, are sought after by visitors to the town.