Tourist Attraction

Jooda (Jewish) Hill

in Kangavar city | Kermanshah province
Tourist Attraction

Jooda (Jewish) Hill

Related to Kangavar city (located in Kermanshah province)
In the north of Kangavar there are the remnants of some ancient hills, the most famous of which is called the "Jooda hill". According to the inhabitants in past there used to be a Jewish cemetery at this site, thus the name. This relatedly large and elongated hill is placed near a smaller and lowlying hill around which various broken pieces of glazed earthenware have been found.
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Kangavar is located to the east of Kermanshah province and near the province of Hamadan. The same has a temperate mountainous climate. It is one of the historical towns of the country due to the Anahita Temple. This city was flourishing till the Sassanide period, but after ...
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