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Tourist attractions in HAMEDAN (city)

The new memorial structure of the tomb of Avecina (Bu Ali Sina), was constructed in the year 1941 right in its former location. From the architectural aspect the dome of the said structure ... MORE
The Mausoleum of Avicenna is a complex located at Avicenna Square, Hamadan, Iran. Dedicated to the Iranian polymath Avicenna, the complex includes a library, a small museum, and a spindle-shaped tower inspired by the Ziyarid-era Kavus Tower.
Mausoleum of Baba Taher
in Hamedan City
This memorial is tomb of the great Gnostic and poet of the late 4th and early 5th centuries AH. The tomb is located on a hill in the north west of Hamadan. The structure was constructed ... MORE
This memorial is tomb of the great Gnostic and poet of the late 4th and early 5th centuries AH. The tomb is located on a hill in the north west of Hamadan. The structure was constructed in the years 1967-1970. This tomb is on the basis of an octagon. Eight pillars of the tower, stone slabs of the tomb ...
These inscriptions are relics from the period of 'Darius' and 'Khashayar Shah' of the Achaemenian era. The said are located 5 km. west of Hamadan at the end of the ... MORE
These inscriptions are relics from the period of 'Darius' and 'Khashayar Shah' of the Achaemenian era. The said are located 5 km. west of Hamadan at the end of the 'Dareh-ye-Abbas Abad' or Abbas Abad Valley, and have been engraved on a mountain. Each of these inscriptions ...
This four-sided structure houses the tombs of two of the members of the Alavian family, related to the Saljuqi period.
The dome of this structure had been artistically worked ...
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This four-sided structure houses the tombs of two of the members of the Alavian family, related to the Saljuqi period. The dome of this structure had been artistically worked with plaster, but through the ages is no more. The tombs are situated under the domed ceiling of the cellar, and worked ...
Qorban Tower and Tomb
in Hamedan City
This tomb is located in the city of Hamadan near the Ebne Sina Junior School. This is the resting abode of 'Sheikh-ol-Islam Hassan Ebne Attar Hafez Abol Ala' and a group of ... MORE
This tomb is located in the city of Hamadan near the Ebne Sina Junior School. This is the resting abode of 'Sheikh-ol-Islam Hassan Ebne Attar Hafez Abol Ala' and a group of the commanders of the Saljuqi period. It was built in the 7th and 8th centuries AH., comprises of a brick tower with twelve ...
Amir Afkham bath is located in the Amir Afkham Sheveriny Castle (reputedly called Amir Sheveriny). The said bath is related to the Qajar era. This Bath is located in Sheverin Village ... MORE
Amir Afkham bath is located in the Amir Afkham Sheveriny Castle (reputedly called Amir Sheveriny). The said bath is related to the Qajar era. This Bath is located in Sheverin Village Near Hamedan.
Handicrafts and Souvenirs
in Hamedan City
The most important handicraft of the province is earthenware and ceramics, and a place called 'Lalejin' (30 km. north of Hamadan) is famous for this handicraft. Besides earthenware ... MORE
The most important handicraft of the province is earthenware and ceramics, and a place called 'Lalejin' (30 km. north of Hamadan) is famous for this handicraft. Besides earthenware and ceramics, there are the followings - carpet and 'Kilim' weaving (or a coarse carpet), clothing (mainly to do with the ...
Protected Wildlife Zones
in Hamedan City
Due to the fact that the province is in a mountainous region, this provides excellent ground for wildlife. Wildlife either around the fringes of lakes or in the plains or mountain ... MORE
Due to the fact that the province is in a mountainous region, this provides excellent ground for wildlife. Wildlife either around the fringes of lakes or in the plains or mountain sides are under protection, and hunting is strictly forbidden. These areas of Hamadan province are : the heights of Oldooz, ...
Plains
in Hamedan City
No doubt the vast plains enhanced with natural beauty, are considered to be of important attractive tourist sites. To the north east of Hamadan are the plains of Kurijan and Razan ... MORE
No doubt the vast plains enhanced with natural beauty, are considered to be of important attractive tourist sites. To the north east of Hamadan are the plains of Kurijan and Razan extending till Avaj. Most of these plains are under cultivation of wheat and grain, thereby being a pleasant sight during ...
Ganj Nameh Waterfall
in Hamedan City
This waterfall is one of the most important waterfalls of the province, near the city of Hamadan and at the tail end of the recreational area of Abbas Abad Valley.This waterfall flows ... MORE
This waterfall is one of the most important waterfalls of the province, near the city of Hamadan and at the tail end of the recreational area of Abbas Abad Valley.This waterfall flows down from a height of about 12 m. and is known as the water of Abbas Abad. Its average output is 200 litres / second. ...
Doozakh Dareh Valley
in Hamedan City
The said valley is rocky in type that ends up at Kooh-e-Imamzadeh. The famous waterfall of this valley reaches a height of approximately 15 m. The presence of groves and a river in ... MORE
The said valley is rocky in type that ends up at Kooh-e-Imamzadeh. The famous waterfall of this valley reaches a height of approximately 15 m. The presence of groves and a river in the depth of this valley, together with the surrounding Alvand Mountain Ranges, draws a breath taking view in the area.
Alvand Summit
in Hamedan City
The mountainous region of Alvand embrace the important summits of the province. The Quri chay and Qarah Chay Rivers take their sources in the northern slopes, and the Yujari Chay and ... MORE
The mountainous region of Alvand embrace the important summits of the province. The Quri chay and Qarah Chay Rivers take their sources in the northern slopes, and the Yujari Chay and Khoram Abad Rivers take their sources in the south western skirts. The most suitable route to the Alvand peak is from ...
Alvand Ski Slope
in Hamedan City
This ramp has a length of 4 m. Facilities such as a shelter, guest-house and a skiing school are available here, including three tele-cabins. MORE
This ramp has a length of 4 m. Facilities such as a shelter, guest-house and a skiing school are available here, including three tele-cabins.
This recreational area situated on the skirts of the Alvand Mountains, comprises of a little zoo. In addition to the famous 'Abbas Abad Waterfall', 'Ganj Nameh Inscriptions' (of the ... MORE
This recreational area situated on the skirts of the Alvand Mountains, comprises of a little zoo. In addition to the famous 'Abbas Abad Waterfall', 'Ganj Nameh Inscriptions' (of the Achaemenian period), and the beautiful valleys around are beautiful and interesting places to visit.. Lower down is the ...
Imamzadeh Mohsen (Kooh)
in Hamedan City
This Imamzadeh is located in the village of Farajin (Hamadan). Since it is situated in one of the pleasant valleys in the slopes of the Alvand Mountains it is also known as Imamzadeh ... MORE
This Imamzadeh is located in the village of Farajin (Hamadan). Since it is situated in one of the pleasant valleys in the slopes of the Alvand Mountains it is also known as Imamzadeh Kooh. The structure dates back to the Mongol era (8th century AH.) and is rectangular in shape. In the central part, ...
Imamzadeh Abdollah
in Hamedan City
The same is located in the square by the same name. The structure is a 24 sided one and spherical in shape. Its facade has 12 arches and 12 supporting pillars. The lower portion of ... MORE
The same is located in the square by the same name. The structure is a 24 sided one and spherical in shape. Its facade has 12 arches and 12 supporting pillars. The lower portion of the structure, that is till a height of 90 cm. it has been constructed of hard stone after which brick has been used. Its ...
Hamadan Jame' Mosque
in Hamedan City
The said mosque is located near the central Sq. of Hamadan and to the west of Ekbatan avenue. The mosque is rectangular in shape, and formerly had four porches of which three have ... MORE
The said mosque is located near the central Sq. of Hamadan and to the west of Ekbatan avenue. The mosque is rectangular in shape, and formerly had four porches of which three have been remained. This structure comprises of two areas for nocturnal prayers, a brick dome and a large and pleasant court-yard ...
Hamadan Bazaar
in Hamedan City
In general the said bazaar is related to the Qajar period, and is within the limits of the Baba Taher, Ekbatan and Shohada avenues. This bazaar comprises of 30 rows or sections of ... MORE
In general the said bazaar is related to the Qajar period, and is within the limits of the Baba Taher, Ekbatan and Shohada avenues. This bazaar comprises of 30 rows or sections of shops, each 'row' to do with a particular profession or trade. For example there are the confectioners, butchers, pea-roasters, ...
Located in the city center, the structure has been constructed of brick and stone. This is the tomb of Ester the Queen of Shoosh (the wife of Khashayar Shah of Iran). Mordecai (Mord ... MORE
Located in the city center, the structure has been constructed of brick and stone. This is the tomb of Ester the Queen of Shoosh (the wife of Khashayar Shah of Iran). Mordecai (Mord Khay) was her uncle. The structure was originally constructed about 11 centuries ago, by the Jewish community in order ...
Avecina Tomb
in Hamedan City
'Avecina', or (Hojjat-ol-Haq Sheikh-ol-Rais Sharaf-ol-Molk Abu Ali Hossein Ebne Abdollah Ebne Sina), was the great philosopher, scholar, physician of Iran (370-428 AH.). This tomb ... MORE
'Avecina', or (Hojjat-ol-Haq Sheikh-ol-Rais Sharaf-ol-Molk Abu Ali Hossein Ebne Abdollah Ebne Sina), was the great philosopher, scholar, physician of Iran (370-428 AH.). This tomb is located in Bu Ali Sq. Hamadan. The present structure was constructed in the years 1946-1951 and since then has been repaired ...
Dokhtar (Qiz Qalasi) Castle
in Hamedan City
Though this castle is in ruins, the ramparts and structure can still be seen. Some of the gate ways and staircases have been made of polished stone. This reveals that the city prospered ... MORE
Though this castle is in ruins, the ramparts and structure can still be seen. Some of the gate ways and staircases have been made of polished stone. This reveals that the city prospered during those times. The important military conditions of this structure was an imprint on the whole of the city of ...
Einol Qozat-e-Hamadani Tomb
in Hamedan City
Another famous personality of Hamadan province is Abdollah Ben Mohammad Mianji Hamadani. A great physician and gnostic of the 6th century AH. He was born in Hamadan in the year 492 ... MORE
Another famous personality of Hamadan province is Abdollah Ben Mohammad Mianji Hamadani. A great physician and gnostic of the 6th century AH. He was born in Hamadan in the year 492 AH. and devoted his youth in scholarly activities and gaining knowledge. Thereby, becoming a great teacher as well as a ...
This palace is located in the city of Hamadan, dating to the 6th century BC. The said structure is from the times of the 'Medes'. 'Kiyakesar Madi' and 'Nabopolasar Baboli' were responsible ... MORE
This palace is located in the city of Hamadan, dating to the 6th century BC. The said structure is from the times of the 'Medes'. 'Kiyakesar Madi' and 'Nabopolasar Baboli' were responsible for building this structure in the year 614 BC. The decorative pieces used in this palace were ransom from earlier ...
Hegmataneh Hill
in Hamedan City
The ancient Hegmatanen hill is located at the entrance of Hamadan city. Relics discovered from this hill are, a golden tablet (from the times of Ariamaneh, the father of Arsham), the ... MORE
The ancient Hegmatanen hill is located at the entrance of Hamadan city. Relics discovered from this hill are, a golden tablet (from the times of Ariamaneh, the father of Arsham), the golden cup (related to Khashayar Shah, the offspring of Darius) dating to the 5th century BC. A sword and a goblet (of ...
Khosrow Abad Broken Bridge
in Hamedan City
It is located in the village of Khosrow Abad, on the Shahab River. This bridge has four arches, two of which are larger than the ones to the sides. These arches stand to a height of ... MORE
It is located in the village of Khosrow Abad, on the Shahab River. This bridge has four arches, two of which are larger than the ones to the sides. These arches stand to a height of 155 cm. from the slabs of stone and three rows of brick that form the foundation.
Mosalla Hill
in Hamedan City
This hill is to the east of Hamadan city, and at a short distance from Imam Khomeini Sq. The said hill covers an area of 400 x 600 sq. m. In the past, this vicinity was a place of ... MORE
This hill is to the east of Hamadan city, and at a short distance from Imam Khomeini Sq. The said hill covers an area of 400 x 600 sq. m. In the past, this vicinity was a place of worship and the temple of Hamadan was situated here. There is a strong possibility that this hill had a connection with ...
Pisar (Ali Abad) Hill
in Hamedan City
This hill lies at a distance of 2.5 km. north of the Hegmataneh hill. This hill is about 10 m. higher than the surrounding area, and due to presence of a river is divided into two ... MORE
This hill lies at a distance of 2.5 km. north of the Hegmataneh hill. This hill is about 10 m. higher than the surrounding area, and due to presence of a river is divided into two parts. The covering area is equivalent to 1 sq.km. Historically, this hill dates to the Achaemenian period. According to ...
Shahbazian Old House
in Hamedan City
This ancient house is located in the Bu Ali Sina avenue of Hamadan, and is a relic from Qajar era. This structure is rectangular in shape and in two floors, that is including the basement. ... MORE
This ancient house is located in the Bu Ali Sina avenue of Hamadan, and is a relic from Qajar era. This structure is rectangular in shape and in two floors, that is including the basement. The structure comprises of two segments such as the exterior quarters or 'birooni' and the interior quarters or ...
Shir Sangi (Stony Lion)
in Hamedan City
This statue is located in the park and square of Sang Shir. There are various theories as to the history of this statue. There could be a possibility that the same is from the Parthian ... MORE
This statue is located in the park and square of Sang Shir. There are various theories as to the history of this statue. There could be a possibility that the same is from the Parthian period. Others suggest that this could be a relic of Medes times till the Parthian era. Yet another version holds good, ...
Other Castles
in Hamedan City
Other castles worth mentioning is the 'Oshtoran Castle' located in the village of Oshtoran of Hamadan province. MORE
Other castles worth mentioning is the 'Oshtoran Castle' located in the village of Oshtoran of Hamadan province.
Other Tombs
in Hamedan City
Other tombs worth mentioning in the province are, the tomb of Qazvini (a Gnostic) and the tomb of Alexander in Hamadan. MORE
Other tombs worth mentioning in the province are, the tomb of Qazvini (a Gnostic) and the tomb of Alexander in Hamadan.
Imamzadeh Khezr
in Hamedan City
The same is in the village of Khezr, located in the suburbs of Hamadan. This is a square structure having a dome. In addition to other artistic efforts internally, the fringes of the ... MORE
The same is in the village of Khezr, located in the suburbs of Hamadan. This is a square structure having a dome. In addition to other artistic efforts internally, the fringes of the 'altar' are adorned with inscriptions in the 'tholth' and 'kufic' scripts. On the upper walls, verses from the famous ...
Sheverin Village Mosque
in Hamedan City
This mosque is in the village of Sheverin, 5 km. east of Hamadan. In respect to architecture, this mosque is similar to that of mid Qajar era. Constructed of brick, this structure ... MORE
This mosque is in the village of Sheverin, 5 km. east of Hamadan. In respect to architecture, this mosque is similar to that of mid Qajar era. Constructed of brick, this structure is interesting from the point of view of architecture, and is on the historical record in Iran.
Other Imamzadehs
in Hamedan City
Other Imamzadehs in Hamadan province are, Imamzadeh Aznav (Aiyn and Qeyn) in Kabudrahang, Imamzadeh Hossain and Imamzadeh Ahl-Ebne-Ali and Imamzadeh Yahya in Hamadan. MORE
Other Imamzadehs in Hamadan province are, Imamzadeh Aznav (Aiyn and Qeyn) in Kabudrahang, Imamzadeh Hossain and Imamzadeh Ahl-Ebne-Ali and Imamzadeh Yahya in Hamadan.
Abbas Abad Tele Cabin
in Hamedan City
This tele-cabin takes visitors to and from the Abbas Abad Hill to the southern side of the Eram Blvd., MORE
This tele-cabin takes visitors to and from the Abbas Abad Hill to the southern side of the Eram Blvd.,
Baglijeh Cave
in Hamedan City
The said cave is located near the village of Sorkh Abad (Hamadan) and because it resembles a 'well' special equipment is required here. The Baglijeh cave has beautiful stalagmites. ... MORE
The said cave is located near the village of Sorkh Abad (Hamadan) and because it resembles a 'well' special equipment is required here. The Baglijeh cave has beautiful stalagmites. The cave is 50 m. in length.
Ekbatan Dam Lake
in Hamedan City
This lake is located to the south east of Hamadan, and covers an area of about 60 hectares, its maximum and minimum depth being 32 and 18 m. respectively. Artificial forests have been ... MORE
This lake is located to the south east of Hamadan, and covers an area of about 60 hectares, its maximum and minimum depth being 32 and 18 m. respectively. Artificial forests have been planted around the dam, and the lake is utilized for military activities. This area is one of the favored leisure spots ...
Hizej Cave
in Hamedan City
This cave is on the Arak - Malayer Road, in the village of Hizej. In colloquial language it is known as Zaqeh Darehsi. On entering the cave, there are 'halls' or areas 12 m. in length. ... MORE
This cave is on the Arak - Malayer Road, in the village of Hizej. In colloquial language it is known as Zaqeh Darehsi. On entering the cave, there are 'halls' or areas 12 m. in length. After which there is a vast area that consists of a path branching off from one corner. Besides the above there are ...
Other Caves
in Hamedan City
The others are not 'natural caves' but are historical caves of the province. These are as follows: Qalleh Jooq Cave, (village of Qalleh Jooq), Aq Qaya Cave, Tasheer and Gav Khaneh ... MORE
The others are not 'natural caves' but are historical caves of the province. These are as follows: Qalleh Jooq Cave, (village of Qalleh Jooq), Aq Qaya Cave, Tasheer and Gav Khaneh Caves (Malayer road to....) and Azad Cave (near Towiserkan).
Other Rivers
in Hamedan City
Other rivers that can be named are : Talur River, Khoram Rood River. MORE
Other rivers that can be named are : Talur River, Khoram Rood River.
Other Springs
in Hamedan City
Other springs that can be named are : Kangavar-Kohneh Spring, Maloosan Spring, Týhe Dehlar Spring, Maran Spring and Laklak Spring of Asad Abad. MORE
Other springs that can be named are : Kangavar-Kohneh Spring, Maloosan Spring, Týhe Dehlar Spring, Maran Spring and Laklak Spring of Asad Abad.
Other Valleys
in Hamedan City
Other valleys are named as, Shahrestaneh Valley, Baq (gardens/orchards) of Artiman, Faran Valley and Orchard and Zeeba Valley. MORE
Other valleys are named as, Shahrestaneh Valley, Baq (gardens/orchards) of Artiman, Faran Valley and Orchard and Zeeba Valley.
Farajin Village
in Hamedan City
This village is near Hamadan, in the district of Maryanaj in an elevated region. It has moderate summers and cold winters. In this village is the tomb of Imamzadeh Mohsen, (a descendent ... MORE
This village is near Hamadan, in the district of Maryanaj in an elevated region. It has moderate summers and cold winters. In this village is the tomb of Imamzadeh Mohsen, (a descendent of Imam Hassan A.S.) In this vicinity is the tomb of one of the disciples of the Prophet (PBUH). The structure of ...
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