Hamedan

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  •  antiquities 2017-11-29 11:23

    Median antiquities unearthed in Hamedan 

    During a road construction project a collection of antiquities dating back to Median era (8th to 7th centuries BC) were found in the city of Hamedan, western Iran, on Tuesday.  The antiquities including centuries-old tools and potteries are believed to be the remains of the ancient city of Ecbatana. Additionally, two stone coffins dating back to Sassanid era (224 to 651 AD) were discovered in the area.Excavations to find more relics are still ongoing. Tasnim / Abdolrahman Rafati

  • Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era! 2017-11-23 09:07

    Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era!

    TEHRAN – Each day tens of domestic and foreign sightseers set foot in Ali Sadr Cave, a gigantic water-filled cavern wieldy believed to date from Jurassic era.

  • Travelers visit the historical Alavian Dome in Hamedan 2017-09-26 09:17

    Iran to host 23rd UNWTO General Assembly

    TEHRAN – The Iranian city of Hamedan will play host to the 23rd general assembly meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization in 2018, IRNA reported.

  • earthquake 2017-07-28 19:06

    Magnitude 4.7 quake leaves 16 injured

    TEHRAN — An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale struck Nahavand, the central-western province of Hamedan, on Friday morning, leaving 16 injured.

  • A photo collection depicts a selection of many miniature mockups of national and global historical monuments that are under construction at a “Mini World” theme park in Malayer, western Iran, on July 2017-07-11 09:03

    “Mini World” theme park under construction in Iran

    A photo collection depicts a selection of many miniature mockups of national and global historical monuments that are under construction at a “Mini World” theme park in Malayer, western Iran, on July 8, 2017.

  • A view of Malham Darreh, a touristic village in the northwestern Hamadan province 2017-05-08 18:16

    Ecotourism growth suggests solution for village-city migration

    TEHRAN – The expansion of ecotourism contributes to regional development while lessens irregular migration from rural areas to major cities, a top tourism official has said.

  • Qamar Ensemble 2016-12-06 18:26

    Picture of the day 

  • CHTHO director visits world pottery capital 2016-12-06 09:52

    In Focus: CHTHO director visits world pottery capital

    Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour (L) pays a visit to a traditional pottery workshop in Laleljin on December 1, 2016.

  • Eye-catching beauties of Fall in Hamedan 2016-11-12 14:56

    Eye-catching beauties of Fall in Hamedan

  • Parnaz Talebi 2016-08-28 17:14

    Nojeh airbase; climax of Iran-Russia defense cooperation

    Deploying Iran’s airbase by Russia Air Force to attack terrorist positions in Syria has been proved highly controversial, however, it indicates the close ties Iran and Russia hold countering terrorism in the region.

  • Ali Sadr Cave 2016-08-08 12:12

     The world's largest water cave   

    The Ali Sadr Cave, located 75 km north of Hamedan in western Iran, is the world's largest water cave which attracts millions of visitors every year.  The cave dates back to the second Jurassic period (130-190 million years ago). Its walls can extend up to 40 meters high and contains several large and deep lakes. A river flows through the cave and traveling through it is mostly done by pedal boats.