Experience the genuine Iranian culture in Hamedan

Top tourist attractions in Hamedan

Hamedan, with its ancient history and civilization, has the diverse ethnicity and various cultures that have lived together during centuries.

The culture and heritage of Hamadan is full of the richest literature and folklore, native games, traditional arts, food, medicine, native ritual, traditional trades, and so on. Of Traditional Arts District as well as pottery, woodwork and saddle equipment, Pearls weaving, crafts and art Mootabi and many other fields are mentioned. Of traditional arts, pottery, woodwork, saddlery, Morvar bafi, Mootabi and many other art and handcraft fields can be noted.

Among other cultural capacities of Hamedan province are religious and traditional customs such as: Muharram ceremonies, needle divination, cooking techniques of traditional pastries, work songs, traditional games, Nowruz ritual ceremony, marriage, garment, music, lullabies, literature etc.

Hamedan is a beautiful province in west of Iran with many historical and natural attractions. The capital is the city of Hamedan which is among the oldest Iranian cities. Herodotus, the ancient Greek Historian, states that “Ecbatana” (modern-day: Hamedan) was the capital of the Medes, around 700 B.C. founded by Deioces, the first king of the Medes. Spring and summer are the best time for travelling to Hamedan.

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