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Harsin City

Harsin is one of the southeastern townships of Kermanshah and enjoys a temperate climate. Harsin is one of the ancient areas of Kermanshah. In this area there are relics belonging to the Sassanide period, also an engraved tablet in the mountain, stony pond, stony arched ceilings, stony stairway, castle and other works have remained.. The historical record of Harsin is linked with that of Kermanshah.

A reputed historian has mentioned the name of Harsin in his records during the rule of Shah Soltan Khodabandehloo during the war between the Ottoman and Iranian soldiers. In the Qajar period, the rulership of this area was given to Aminoroaya and his offspring. This area in recent years has changed into an independent township.

Harsin is one of the southeastern cities of Kermanshah province and is at a distance of 23 km. to the Kermanshah - Tehran Road and at a distance of 566 km. from Tehran
EXPLORE ATTRACTIONS IN Harsin
The Behestan Mountains with a height of about 2,794 m. above sea level is located to the right of the of Kermanshah - Hamadan Road. This mountain in different periods was ... MORE
Category: Ancient City
In the down skirts of the Bistoon Mountains by the command of Mohammad Khodabandeh the Oljayto (703-716 AH.) a town was built known as "Soltan Abad Chamchal" or "litle Baqdad". ... MORE
Category: Palace
Near the city of Harsin there is the ruins of a Sassanide palace. This palace belongs to the era of Shapour Sassanide I. Inside the palace there is a fire-temple and an altar ... MORE
Category: Villages
Bistoon is a part of the Harsin township and comprises of two villages named as "Chamchal" and "Shinez". Bistoon the center of the Chamchal Village is located in a mountainous ... MORE
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