What to do in Hamedan

Hamedan Market

"Hamedan Market"

The historic market complex of Hamedan is located on the streets of Babtafer, Ekbatan and Mártires, and most of the buildings are related to the Qajar period, but the initial construction of the market is much older than that date. Hamedan has been one of the main centers of trade for centuries as one of the main branches of the Silk Road, and even until the late Qajar period, much of Iran’s trade with the West was carried out through Hamedan and Baghdad.

Tower of the Holy Hamedann

"Tower of the Holy Hamedann"

Burj al-Adha, one of the medieval monuments of the seventh or eighth century AH between Chaharbagh civil martyr and Taleghani Avenue, next to the high school of thought is located, and the tomb Sheikholeslam MPH Hassan al-Attar, Hafez Abu Alla’Hamadani and a group of Seljuk commanders is quite simple and unadorned made. About the reason for naming the building Burj al-Adha is known for it must be said that during the Afghan rebel in the late Safavid period, a man named victim of the local fortress and place the inhabitants rebels’ burial defended and therefore mosque and its name is known monument.

Mausoleum of Bu Ali Sina

"Mausoleum of Bu Ali Sina"

Abu Ali Sina’s Tomb is the memorial of Sheikh Al-Raisa ibn Sinai, located on Bou Ali Sina Square in the center of Hamedan. Abu Ali Sinai’s tomb was built in the Qajar era, and the new tomb was commissioned by the Iranian National Monument on the occasion of the thirtieth birthday of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi on the occasion of the thirtieth birthday of this great scholar and opened in 1333 solar year.

Tomb of Baba Taher in Hamedan

"Tomb of Baba Taher in Hamadan"

Baba Tahir Nahr’s tomb is related to the contemporary era and is located on a hill in the northwest of the city of Hamadan, in Baba Taher Square. Babtafer, who lives in the late fourth and early fifth century, is one of the great poets and mystics of his time. The Babtafer Temple Tower is located in an octagonal basement, with an elevation of 20/35 meters above the hill and 25/25 meters from the street floor. The tower’s octagonal columns, headstone, floor and tomb steps are carved from granite.

Ganjnameh in Hamedan

"Ganjnameh in Hamedan"

The Ganjnameh hemispheres are written in the days of Darius and Aheremenid Xerxes, engraved on one of the cliffs of Mount Alvand, 5 km west of Hamedan and at the end of the Abbasabad valley. The inscriptions are written in 3 columns of 20 lines in the ancient Persian, Babylonian and Elamite languages. An ancient Persian text is placed to the left of both plates and is 115 cm wide. The Babylonian text is written in the middle of both inscriptions and the Elamite text is in the third column.

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