About Hamadan


Hamadan is Iran’s oldest city and one of those cities that enjoys cool summer weather, with temperatures reaching as high as 5 degrees in the coolest hour of the day. What are the motives for traveling to Hamadan? Hamadan is the first capital of Iran’s first empire, the Medes, and apart from this dozens of tombs and historical sites in this city confront us with one of the most historic cities of Iran and the world. In this post we have introduced the most important sights of Hamedan. Places to visit without seeing Hamadan.

You should see Hamadan closely

Bou Ali Sina Square

The reputation of Abu Ali Sina, an Iranian poet, mystic and mystic in the complex world and his tomb in the same name, is one of the tourist attractions of Hamadan. Its tower, inspired by the Qaboos dome tower, gardens inspired by Iranian gardens, the views of the ponds of traditional houses and the exquisite exterior with massive stone and marble trim, adorn one of the most beautiful tombs Royman puts it. Bu Ali Sina’s tomb is reminiscent of the Qajar period. The Southern Hall is the tomb where coins, pottery, bronze, and other objects discovered belong to the millennium BC and the Northern Hall.

Address: Bou Ali Sina Square

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Alisadr Cave

The name of Hamedan, which comes if it is not the first place in the cave of Alisadr, is probably the second or third place that comes to mind. Alisadr Cave is the largest blue cave in the world. Why is his name Alisadr? The villagers used this cave as a reservoir and a “dam” in ancient times and the name of the cave is called Ali Dam, and hence its name has been named after Alisadr.

The cave of Alisadr, dating back to the Jurassic period, is 2 m high. The cave area has many winding corridors and atriums. From the complex of waters, there is a large lake inside the cave, so it is only possible to reach the middle of the cave by boat, so Alisdar cave is one of the most unique.

Address: Alisadr, 50 km northwest of Hamadan

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Visiting Ganjnameh on the trip to Hamadan is not to be missed. The Ganjnameh is a stone inscription on Mount Alvand from the time of Darius and Khashayar Shah, and is believed to have been the secret of the Ganji secret inscription in these inscriptions. Going to this stall is not just about seeing these writings. Ganjnameh Hamadan Recreational, Tourist and Sports Complex is located in Ganjnameh Square next to the old inscriptions and Ganjnameh Waterfall. Exciting sports such as jumping bungee jump platform, Tyrol Flight Cable, Rock climbing wall, Trial run, Air balance (Ranger), Bowling lounge, Ski resort, Sledding track, Television, Coffee shop and various restaurants, Outdoor sports Completes this set.

Address: Five kilometers from Hamadan, Abbas Abad Valley, at the beginning of Hamadan Road to Tuyserkan


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Hegmataneh hill

Hegmataneh is the first capital of Iran, dating back 6,000 years. It is the first capital of Iran and, along with Athens in Greece and Rome in Italy, is one of the few ancient cities in the world that remains alive and well. Herodotus built the city called Diako and said it had seven walls, each of which was a planet. Archaeological excavations in recent years in the Hegmataneh Hills have revealed that the site of the magnificent palaces of this ancient area was located in the present Hegmataneh Hills. The highlight of this ancient city is its regular and advanced water supply network.

Address: On either side of Ekbatan Street or Aybatan

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Historic castle bathroom

One of the sights of Hamadan is the castle bath. A 3-meter-long bathroom that has been transformed into a museum and has been rebuilt to try to bring the viewer back to life in the past. The fortress bath consists of two hot and cold sections with an octopus-shaped entrance. After crossing the vestibule, first take a cold bath and then a warm bath. After the rebuilding of the year, the bath changed its course and is now known as the Hamedan Museum of Anthropology. Inside the bathroom there is also a traditional tablecloth where bands come and play at times.

Visits from 9am to 6pm

Address: Shariati Ave.

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Baba Taher Tomb

Another sightseeing site of Hamadan is Baba Taher’s naked tomb. The poet and mystic of the late fourth and mid fifth centuries. In the fine tile mosaic and ornamentation of the tomb’s inner courtyard and the 2 debits engraved on the two tombstones of the tomb, this collection has a special look. Next to the tomb is the Museum of Handicrafts of Hamadan Province which should not be missed.

Visits: 9am to 6pm

Address: Babatahr Square

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Ghorban Tower

Ghorban Tower is one of the monuments of the seventh or eighth century AH located in the city of Hamedan. The building is buried by Hassan bin Attar Hafez Abu ala Hamdani and the Seljuk Emirates.

The reason why it was named after the Tower of Ghorban is that during the Afghan uprising in the Safavid era, it was the site of an individual sanctuary called Ghorban. He defended the locals and tried to repel the rebels. That is why the mosque and the monument became known in his name.

This tower is listed in the list of national and historical monuments of Iran on June 1st.

Address: Between Four Gardens of Martyr Madani and Taleghani Street Next to Ibn Sina High School

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Alavian Dome

This building is one of the most outstanding examples of Islamic architecture and unique examples of Iranian land architecture. This dome is located on the north side of the street that connects Ainolqat Square to Imamzadeh Abdullah Square and is bounded on the south by Babatahir Street and on the east by Ekbatan Street. This work is one of the masterpieces of post-Islamic architecture in Hamadan and has been listed in the National Monuments List as No. 1 on 10/15/2011.

Address: Four Alavian Gardens near Imamzadeh Abdullah Square

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