Hamadan

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  • Median-era citadel to turn into hub for intl. sightseers 2021-05-04 18:32

    Median-era citadel to turn into hub for intl. sightseers

    TEHRAN – Local authorities are set to turn Nushijan citadel into a top destination for international sightseers and holidaymakers. The Median-era (c. 678 BC– c. 549 BC) fortress and fire temple lies 20km northwest of Malayer in Hamedan province.

  • File photo depicts people visiting the Achaemenid site of Ganjnameh in Hamedan before the  coronavirus crisis. 2021-04-07 20:03

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Six destinations to visit in Hamedan when travel opens up

    TEHRAN – It is more than a year since many countries around the world have imposed sweeping travel bans and advisories to stem the spread of novel coronavirus within their borders and beyond.

  • Ecbatana, once summer capital of Achaemenid Empire, one step closer to UNESCO status 2021-01-31 21:56

    Ecbatana, once summer capital of Achaemenid Empire, one step closer to UNESCO status

    TEHRAN - Iran is further moving towards inscribing Ecbatana, which was once the summer capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550 – 330BC), on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the country has recently completed an all-inclusive dossier to be presented to the UN cultural body.

  • Archaeologist says newest Ecbatana excavations yielded ‘satisfying’ results 2020-07-19 18:28

    Archaeologist says newest Ecbatana excavations yielded ‘satisfying’ results

    TEHRAN – Senior Iranian archaeologist Mehrdad Malekzadeh has said results of the 22nd archaeological season recently conducted on the ancient city of Ecbatana in west-central Iran were “satisfying”.

  • Excavation sheds new light on mysterious capital of Medes in Ecbatana 2020-06-30 19:10

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Excavation sheds new light on mysterious capital of Medes in Ecbatana

    TEHRAN – Archaeologists have unearthed new cultural relics and architectural vestiges that sheds a new light on the mysterious capital of Medes, which is widely believed to be in Ecbatana, an ancient city on the site of which stands the modern city of Hamadan in west-central Iran.

  • A walk through Jameh Mosque of Hamedan 2019-08-23 19:38

    A walk through Jameh Mosque of Hamedan

    TEHRAN - Photos show interior and exterior views of Jameh Mosque of Hamedan, August 20, 2019.

  • Caravan on the Silk Road, 1380 CE 2019-08-09 18:08

    Silk Road a suitable opportunity to introduce ancient Iran

    TEHRAN – The possible inscription of the ancient Silk Road on the UNESCO World Heritage list will open up a suitable opportunity for Iran to present its cultural, literary, historical and scientific achievements to the world, the secretary general of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO has said.

  • Visiting Hamedan? Consider a rail route 2019-07-15 22:02

    Visiting Hamedan? Consider a rail route

    TEHRAN – The first exclusive tourist train connecting Tehran to Hamedan was inaugurated on Friday, making it easy for sightseers to get around one of the ancient world’s greatest cities.

  •  A view of Imam Khomeini Sq. in Hamedan, west central Iran. 2019-06-02 19:29

    Six places to visit in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – The west central Iranian city of Hamedan, never falls short of offering cultural heritage sites to its visitors. Scenic natural landscapes, traditional restaurants, public gardens and colorful outdoor markets and more importantly, its hospitable people make for an unexpected slice of the city.

  • An archaeologist uncovers historical remains from an ancient underground “city” located in Salehabad district of Hamedan province, west-central Iran. 2019-05-25 19:52

    Doors of ancient underground “city” opened to archaeologists 

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has commenced an extensive research on a centuries-old underground “city”, which is located in Salehabad district of Hamedan province, west-central Iran, ISNA reported on Friday.

  • First Tehran-Hamedan passenger train inaugurated 2019-03-13 21:43

    First Tehran-Hamedan passenger train inaugurated

    TEHRAN – The first passenger train from Tehran to Hamedan was inaugurated on Wednesday, establishing a new link between the two Iranian cities, ISNA reported.

  • Prehistoric human remains, coffins, potteries unearthed in Hamedan 2019-03-10 09:59

    Pre-historic human remains, coffins, potteries unearthed in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently unearthed pre-historic human remains, coffins and potteries during an urgent excavation in Hamedan, west-central Iran.

  • A general view of the 40th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session in Hamedan, central Iran, November 12, 2108. 2018-11-12 20:21

    UNWTO chief sees Iran as a safe, peaceful destination

    TEHRAN - The visiting United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) secretary general on Monday said “We are willing to introduce Iran to the world as a safe and peaceful destination.”

  •  Travelers visit the popular mausoleum of Avicenna in Hamedan, west central Iran. 2018-08-21 00:38

     Tourism in Hamedan is on the upswing

    Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization sees a bright future for Hamedan province that attracted a substantial number of visitors in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).

  • Hamedan to host Asia Cooperation Dialogue conference 2018-07-24 09:28

    Hamedan to host Asia Cooperation Dialogue conference

    TEHRAN – Hamedan will be hosting a tourism summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue from August 27 to 29.

  •  A view of Ganjnameh inscriptions near Hamedan, Iran 2018-04-14 11:28

    Ganjnameh: A can’t-miss in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – Prehistoric rock carvings of Ganjnameh is a can’t-miss destination when you are traveling to Hamedan, an ancient city in west-central Iran.