Tourist attractions in KERMANSHAH (city)

More information about Taq-e Bostan Rock Reliefs in Kermanshah
Taq-e Bostan Rock Reliefs
in Kermanshah City
The "Taq-e Bostan" (Bostan Arch) or "Taq-e Vostan" (Vostan Arch) is situated to the right of the city entrance of Kermanshah, and is to the north east of this city. This aggregate ... MORE
Taq-e Bostan series near Kermanshah is one of the unprecedented historical monuments in Iran and the world which is the first stone animation in the world with fine reliefs of the Ancient Iranian greatness and glory. It is in the heart of Zagros Mountain Range, where it has endured natural phenomena such as wind and rainfall for 1,700 years.
More information about Parau Cave (Paraw) in Kermanshah
Parau Cave (Paraw)
in Kermanshah City
Parau cave (Ghaar-e Parow) is located in the Poraw Mountain (Zagross Mountain Range), to the north of Kermanshah province. The Poraw Cave is the largest calcareous cave in the world ... MORE
Paraw cave or Ghar Parau is located near Kermanshah and in 3050 meter above sea level which is the highest cave in the world and well known as Everest of world caves.
More information about Paraw Mountain in Kermanshah
Paraw Mountain
in Kermanshah City
The mountainous region of Poraw (Mount Paraw) in the northeast of Kermanshah has an area of about 1,020 sq. km. It consists of various mountains such as Taq Bostan, Bistoon Poraw (3,257m), ... MORE
The mountainous region of Poraw (Mount Paraw) in the northeast of Kermanshah has an area of about 1,020 sq. km. It consists of various mountains such as Taq ...
More information about Sarab Niloofar in Kermanshah
Sarab Niloofar
in Kermanshah City
The Niloofar Sarab (wetland) also known as Lake Niloufar (Water Lily) is located about 15 km. northwest of Kermanshah and in THE Kermanshah - Kouzran road at the foot of Mount Komijar. ... MORE
The Niloofar Sarab (wetland) also known as Lake Niloufar (Water Lily) is located about 15 km. northwest of Kermanshah and in THE Kermanshah - Kouzran road at the foot of Mount Komijar. This wetland has a large pool covered with lotus flowers. The same is a recreational area, besides which fishing is ...
More information about Kermanshah Traditional Food in Kermanshah
Kermanshah Traditional Food
in Kermanshah City
In urban and rural areas and among the tribes of Kermanshah different types of local food can be seen. Out of which we can point out Dandeh Kebab, Khoresh Khalal (Slivered Almonds ... MORE
In urban and rural areas and among the tribes of Kermanshah different types of local food can be seen. Out of which we can point out Dandeh Kebab, Khoresh Khalal (Slivered Almonds & Barberry Stew), side dishes, broth and different breads, different kinds of Aash such as Aashe AbasAli and Ash vasali, ...
Kurdish music, at first was epic and heroic. Verse-readers who were the most ancient Kurdestan composers were often illiterate. But since earlier centuries till today heroic stories ... MORE
Kurdish music, at first was epic and heroic. Verse-readers who were the most ancient Kurdestan composers were often illiterate. But since earlier centuries till today heroic stories have been converted to poem and composition accompanied with the melodies of the kettle drum and trumpet. Later on, melodies, ...
More information about Kermanshah Museum in Kermanshah
Kermanshah Museum
in Kermanshah City
The said aggregate in one of the religious and historical structures of the Qajar period granted to the then Ministry of Culture by the family of Moavenol Molk.. A major portion of ... MORE
The said aggregate in one of the religious and historical structures of the Qajar period granted to the then Ministry of Culture by the family of Moavenol Molk.. A major portion of this edifice has undergone repairs by the cultural Heritage Organization with impressions or portraits of clergies and ...
Kermanshah since long has been one of the most famous handicrafts centers of Iran. The most important handicrafts and gifts of the province that mainly are produced by the villagers ... MORE
Kermanshah since long has been one of the most famous handicrafts centers of Iran. The most important handicrafts and gifts of the province that mainly are produced by the villagers and tribes are: Carpet, Kilim, Jajims or a loosely woven material, Kitchen implements, traditional kitchen wares and wooden ...
In the past, Kermanshah was one of the important wildlife zones of Iran. Engravings of the Taq-e-Bostan margin shows the aspects of this hunting ground. In the groves and highlands ... MORE
In the past, Kermanshah was one of the important wildlife zones of Iran. Engravings of the Taq-e-Bostan margin shows the aspects of this hunting ground. In the groves and highlands of the province, various types of birds both migratory and endemic are seen. The most important of the endemic birds are: ...
More information about Sarab Kangavar River in Kermanshah
Sarab Kangavar River
in Kermanshah City
The Sarab Kangavar River is 40km in length and takes its source from eastern slopes of the Amrouleh Mountains which is at a 75km distance northeast of Kermanshah. After passing the ... MORE
The Sarab Kangavar River is 40km in length and takes its source from eastern slopes of the Amrouleh Mountains which is at a 75km distance northeast of Kermanshah. After passing the Hezar Khan Sarab, Khoram Abad Villages and adjoins several tributaries from west Kangavar, forming the Khoram Rood River. ...
More information about Plains in Kermanshah
Plains
in Kermanshah City
In between the mountains of Kermanshah there are narrow and wide plains formed by the accumulation of alluvium materials. The most important of them are: The plain among the Alvand ... MORE
In between the mountains of Kermanshah there are narrow and wide plains formed by the accumulation of alluvium materials. The most important of them are: The plain among the Alvand heights and the Bid Sorkh Sahneh Mountains that is about 55 km. in width and its southern areas are open and leveled. This ...
More information about Chal Abad Mountain in Kermanshah
Chal Abad Mountain
in Kermanshah City
The Chal Abad Mountains are located 50 km. northwest of Kermanshah. The same reach an elevation of 2,444 m. This mountain along with others such as, Vellari, Hashlan, Khurir, Hool ... MORE
The Chal Abad Mountains are located 50 km. northwest of Kermanshah. The same reach an elevation of 2,444 m. This mountain along with others such as, Vellari, Hashlan, Khurir, Hool Hool, and Khaqaneh form a small elevated area. The highest summit of the region is Khurir, with an altitude of 2,550 m. ...
More information about Moavenol Molk Mourning Place in Kermanshah
Moavenol Molk Mourning Place
in Kermanshah City
The mourning place and Hossainieh of Moavenol Molk comprises of 3 buildings such as the Abbasieh, Hossaineh and Zeinabieh, located in the city center of Kermanshah. The Tekieh has ... MORE
The mourning place and Hossainieh of Moavenol Molk comprises of 3 buildings such as the Abbasieh, Hossaineh and Zeinabieh, located in the city center of Kermanshah. The Tekieh has 2 courtyards and a building in the center. The Hossainieh walls are covered and adorned with beautiful multi colored tiles. ...
More information about Kermanshah Jame' Mosque in Kermanshah
Kermanshah Jame' Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is placed in Kermanshah city and is a relic from the late Zandieh period which in 1196 AH. was constructed appearently at the site of the former mosque by Alikhan Zanganeh, ... MORE
This mosque is placed in Kermanshah city and is a relic from the late Zandieh period which in 1196 AH. was constructed appearently at the site of the former mosque by Alikhan Zanganeh, the governor of Kermanshah. What has remained from the mosque old building, is part of the pillared nocturnal area ...
More information about Emadoddoleh Mosque in Kermanshah
Emadoddoleh Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is located in Kermanshah and is a relic from the Qajar period. The primary building of the Emadoddoleh Mosque was constructed in 1285 AH. This building which has been renovated ... MORE
This mosque is located in Kermanshah and is a relic from the Qajar period. The primary building of the Emadoddoleh Mosque was constructed in 1285 AH. This building which has been renovated in subsequent periods, is used as a school of religious sciences. The Emadoddoleh mosque has four porches, a portal, ...
More information about Kermanshah Bazaar in Kermanshah
Kermanshah Bazaar
in Kermanshah City
One of the noticeable and important buildings of Kermanshah is its large and ancient market (bazaar), and its primary structure is related to the Qajar period. This bazaar is adorned ... MORE
One of the noticeable and important buildings of Kermanshah is its large and ancient market (bazaar), and its primary structure is related to the Qajar period. This bazaar is adorned in a splendor style. The goods available here are: local colored apparel, handicrafts like: giveh (a local foot-ware), ...
Other ancient areas of the province includes: the ancient Sassanide road in Bistoon area, the ancient city of Kambadneh between the Taq-e-Bostan and Kermanshah city, the Mambeh-e-Ab ... MORE
Other ancient areas of the province includes: the ancient Sassanide road in Bistoon area, the ancient city of Kambadneh between the Taq-e-Bostan and Kermanshah city, the Mambeh-e-Ab Hill in north west Kangavar, the Shalmaran hill 2 km. west of Kangavar, and Goudin Hill northwest of the Goudin Village ...
More information about Other Castles and Forts in Kermanshah
Other Castles and Forts
in Kermanshah City
The other castles of the province are as follows: Qela Hajir 18 km. north west of Sahneh, Yazdgerdi Castle 12 km. north west of Rijab -Yan Zardeh district of Kerend, Zardeh castle ... MORE
The other castles of the province are as follows: Qela Hajir 18 km. north west of Sahneh, Yazdgerdi Castle 12 km. north west of Rijab -Yan Zardeh district of Kerend, Zardeh castle in north western Rijab, Shahin Castle in 18 km. of Qasr-e-Shirin - Kermanshah Road, the small Keh Castle in Kerend - Kermanshah ...
Small Bistoon inscriptions, no. 1 Bistoon inscription (related to primary Islamic centuries), no. 2 Bistoon inscription placed in the old caravansary of Bistoon (related to 3rd and ... MORE
Small Bistoon inscriptions, no. 1 Bistoon inscription (related to primary Islamic centuries), no. 2 Bistoon inscription placed in the old caravansary of Bistoon (related to 3rd and 4th centuries AH.), no. 3 Bistoon inscription on sculptured stones in old Bistoon caravansary's wall, a piece of limestone ...
More information about Other Fire Temples in Kermanshah
Other Fire Temples
in Kermanshah City
The other fire temples of the province are as follows: Kaikavoos rock tomb in north Sahneh, related to the Medes and the Medes platform in Bistoon related to the first millennium ... MORE
The other fire temples of the province are as follows: Kaikavoos rock tomb in north Sahneh, related to the Medes and the Medes platform in Bistoon related to the first millennium BC.
The other caravansaries and old bridges are as follows: Islam Abad Qarb Caravansary, Mahidasht Caravansary in north east plain of Mahidasht, Nouji Veran Bridge in Najoran Chamchal ... MORE
The other caravansaries and old bridges are as follows: Islam Abad Qarb Caravansary, Mahidasht Caravansary in north east plain of Mahidasht, Nouji Veran Bridge in Najoran Chamchal village 24 km. west of Sahneh, the Rahan Brick Bridge 22 km. north west of Sahneh, the old bridge of Qareh Sou 50 km. of ...
More information about Other Old Public Baths in Kermanshah
Other Old Public Baths
in Kermanshah City
The other old baths of the province are: Haj Asqar Khan and Hassan Khan baths in Kangavar. MORE
The other old baths of the province are: Haj Asqar Khan and Hassan Khan baths in Kangavar.
More information about Dowlatshah Mosque in Kermanshah
Dowlatshah Mosque
in Kermanshah City
This mosque is located in the Javanshir Square of Kermanshah and dates back to the Qajar period and was built by Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatshah in the years 1221-1237 AH. In recent ... MORE
This mosque is located in the Javanshir Square of Kermanshah and dates back to the Qajar period and was built by Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatshah in the years 1221-1237 AH. In recent years this mosque has been repaired, comprising of separate nocturnal areas for men and ladies along with a courtyard. This ...
More information about Other Mausoleums and Imamzadehs in Kermanshah
Other Mausoleums and Imamzadehs
in Kermanshah City
Other pilgrimage sites and Imamzadeh of the province are: Imamzadeh Abbas Ali in Dinvar of Sahneh township, pilgrimage site of Takht-e-Teimoor in north Sahneh, Imamzadeh Pirketan in ... MORE
Other pilgrimage sites and Imamzadeh of the province are: Imamzadeh Abbas Ali in Dinvar of Sahneh township, pilgrimage site of Takht-e-Teimoor in north Sahneh, Imamzadeh Pirketan in Mahmood Abad Village 12 km. north west of Sahneh, Noor Bakhsh Mausoleum in Kondouleh Village -Sahneh, Imamzadeh Seyed ...
More information about Other Old Mosques in Kermanshah
Other Old Mosques
in Kermanshah City
The Imamzadeh Kangavar Mosque in the Gachkan vicinity, Haj Shahbaz Khan Mosque in Kermanshah, Mo'tamed Mosque in Kermanshah (Qajar era), Rijab Mosque in Islam Abad Qarb, a structure ... MORE
The Imamzadeh Kangavar Mosque in the Gachkan vicinity, Haj Shahbaz Khan Mosque in Kermanshah, Mo'tamed Mosque in Kermanshah (Qajar era), Rijab Mosque in Islam Abad Qarb, a structure related to the early Islamic or the Sassanide period. The Shahzadeh Mosque in Kermanshah related to the Qajar period and ...
More information about Asangaran Cave in Kermanshah
Asangaran Cave
in Kermanshah City
This cave is situated to the north west of the Poraw Mountain in a gorge called Tang Kouh, 22 km. of the Kermanshah - Sanandaj Road. The Asangaran Cave has 4 wells to the depths of ... MORE
This cave is situated to the north west of the Poraw Mountain in a gorge called Tang Kouh, 22 km. of the Kermanshah - Sanandaj Road. The Asangaran Cave has 4 wells to the depths of 4, 8, 16 and 36 m. Its third and fourth wells are interconnected. At the end of the cave, there is a pool-like area. This ...
This spring is located in the township of Kermanshah and has less importance than the other springs. MORE
This spring is located in the township of Kermanshah and has less importance than the other springs.
More information about Other Altitudes and Peaks in Kermanshah
Other Altitudes and Peaks
in Kermanshah City
The other important mountains of the Kermanshah province are the Dallahoo and Shahoo Mountains. MORE
The other important mountains of the Kermanshah province are the Dallahoo and Shahoo Mountains.
More information about Tayounehnav and other Caves in Kermanshah
Tayounehnav and other Caves
in Kermanshah City
The other caves are as follow: The Tayounehnav Cave in the Badreh region of Kermanshah, the Roteil Cave on the Kermanshah - Kerend and Rijab Route. MORE
The other caves are as follow: The Tayounehnav Cave in the Badreh region of Kermanshah, the Roteil Cave on the Kermanshah - Kerend and Rijab Route.
More information about Other Springs and Wetlands in Kermanshah
Other Springs and Wetlands
in Kermanshah City
Other wetlands of province are: Yavari Wetland in the Kermanshah - Ravansar Road, Naji Veran 15 km. of Sonqor - Bistoon Road, Taq Bostan Wetland north of Kermanshah in the mountain ... MORE
Other wetlands of province are: Yavari Wetland in the Kermanshah - Ravansar Road, Naji Veran 15 km. of Sonqor - Bistoon Road, Taq Bostan Wetland north of Kermanshah in the mountain slopes of Taq Bostan. Khezr Zendeh and Khezr Elias Wetlands 34 km. northwest of Kermanshah and in 18 km. of Sanandaj - ...
More information about Mahidasht Village in Kermanshah
Mahidasht Village
in Kermanshah City
The Mahidasht sector which is the district of Kermanshah has two villages called Mahidasht and Chaqa Narges. The Shahr-e-Robat Village is the center of Mahidasht and is among rural ... MORE
The Mahidasht sector which is the district of Kermanshah has two villages called Mahidasht and Chaqa Narges. The Shahr-e-Robat Village is the center of Mahidasht and is among rural areas with historical relics situated on a plain with the Merek river passing alongside 24 km. southwest of Kermanshah. ...
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