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Casablanca Hookah Lounge - 287 South Limestone St Lexington Ky 40508 

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Casablanca
Hookah
Lounge
 
 
Near the University of Kentucky and downtown.
287 South Limestone St. Lexington, Ky  at Maxwell St.
859 259 0434 
 
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Open Late - 4 am  ★ Hookah     Lexington Hookah    Located in the middle of Lexington's nightlife across from the University of Kentucky and 2 blocks from downtown
 
 
 

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Monday
6:00 pm
2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm
2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm
2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm
3:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm
4:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm
4:00 am
Sunday
7:00
1:00 am

 


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--- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hookah

 

A hookah (Hindustani: हुक़्क़ा (Devanagari), حقّہ (Nastaleeq) huqqah) also known as a waterpipe is a single or multi-stemmed (often glass-based) instrument for smoking in which the smoke is cooled and filtered by passing through water. The tobacco smoked is referred to as shisha or sheesha. Originally from India, hookah has gained popularity, especially in the Middle East and is gaining popularity in the west.

Depending on locality, hookahs or shishas may be referred to by many names: Arabic language uses it as Shisha (شيشة) or Nargeela (نرجيلة) or Argeela (أركيلة\أرجيلة) and they use it throughout the whole of the Arab World; Nargile (but sometimes pronounced Argileh or Argilee) is the name most commonly used in Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Syria.Nargileh derives from the Persian word nārghile, meaning coconut, which in turn is from the Sanskrit word nārikela (नारिकेला), suggesting that early hookahs were hewn from coconut shells.

The pipes there often have one or two mouth pieces. They are usually shared between two people. The flavored tobacco is placed above the water and covered by pierced foil with hot coals placed on top, the smoke is drawn through cold water to cool and filter it. This, "narguile"", is also the common word in Spain, where hookah is also referred to as "cachimba", though Morroccan inmigrants in Spain use the word "shisha".

Shisha (شيشة), from the Persian word shīshe (شیشه), meaning glass, is the common term for the hookah in Egypt and the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf (including Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, UAE, and Saudi Arabia), and in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Somalia and Yemen. In India and Pakistan the name most similar to the English hookah is used: huqqa (हुक़्क़ा /حقّہ).

 History

The exact time and place where the hookah originated from is not known. According to Cyril Elgood, it was in India where Hakim Abu’l-Fatḥ Gīlānī (d. 1588), an Iranian physician at the court of the Mughal emperor Akbar I (1542 - 1605 AD) invented the idea. Following the European introduction of tobacco to India, Hakim Abul Fateh Gilani a descendant of Abdul-Qadir Gilani came from Gilan a province in the north of Iran to India Gilani introduced the ḡalyān after Asad Beg, the ambassador of Bijapur, encouraged Akbar to take up smoking. Following popularity among noblemen, this new device for smoking soon became a status symbol for the Indian aristocracy and gentry. In North India, it is a great tradition followed among Jats, Bishnois, Rajputs etc. However, a quatrain of Ahlī Šīrāzī (d. 1535) a Persian poem refers to the use of the ḡalyān , thus dating its use at least as early as the time of Shah Ṭahmāsp I . It seems, therefore, that Abu’l-Fatḥ Gīlānī should be credited with the introduction of the ḡalyān, already in use in Persia, to India. The hookah pipe is also known as the Marra pipe in the UK, especially in the North East, in which it is used for recreational purposes. who was later a physician in the court of Mughal raised concerns after smoking tobacco became popular among Indian noblemen, and subsequently envisaged a system which allowed smoke to be passed through water in order to be 'purified'. -wikipedia

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