Hamedan

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  • Majid Qanad 2019-10-22 18:06

    Overseas troupes to perform at Hamedan children’s theater festival

    TEHRAN – Theater troupes from six countries including Spain, Italy and France will attend the 26th International Theater Festival for Children and Young Adults in Hamedan.

  • Hamedan hosting national crafts exhibit 2019-10-21 18:41

    Hamedan hosting national crafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ancient city of Hamedan is playing host to a national handicrafts exhibit.

  • UNESCO-invitees tour attractions in Hamedan 2019-09-27 17:41

    UNESCO-invitees tour attractions in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – Participants to a UNESCO meeting, which was held in Hamedan, paid visits to several tourist attractions in the ancient Iranian city.

  • A poster for the 6th meeting of the Coordinating Committee on the Serial Transnational World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads 2019-09-21 18:30

    Hamedan to host UNESCO transnational nomination of Silk Roads meeting

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ancient city of Hamedan will host the 6th meeting of the Coordinating Committee on the Serial Transnational World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads from September 23 to 26.

  • Malayer may become Iran’s next world city of woodcarving 2019-08-24 19:37

    Malayer may become Iran’s next world city of woodcarving

    TEHRAN – The World Crafts Council - Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR) is to assess Malayer for possible inscription as a world city of woodcarving, a title granted to Abyaneh in 2018.

  • 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.

  • Dome of eminent scientist Avicenna’s mausoleum is seen in a photo from Samira Sabzi’s book “History of Photography in Hamedan”.  2019-08-04 18:33

    Photos to display old days of Hamedan at Tehran exhibit 

    TEHRAN – Axkhaneh Shahr, Iran’s photo museum in Tehran, plans to showcase a collection of photos of the western Iranian city of Hamedan in the old days in an exhibition, which will open on Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Minister offers condolences over assassination of cleric 2019-04-30 21:01

    Minister offers condolences over assassination of cleric

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Monday expressed his condolences over the assassination of a cleric in the city of Hamedan.

  • Rainfalls bring back vulture to western Iran 2019-04-17 09:55

    Rainfalls bring back vulture to western Iran

    TEHRAN-- A vulture has returned to a protected area in western Iran after 2 decades following recent downpours that have revived over 40 wetlands in the country.

  • 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.

  • Es’haq Jahangiri 2019-02-05 20:20

    VP inaugurates industrial, health projects worth $176.5m

    TEHRAN- In his one-day journey to the west-central province of Hamedan, Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated several industrial and health projects at the value of around $176.5 million in the province, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Ancient hill rescued form destruction 2019-01-21 21:47

     Ancient hill rescued from destruction

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has recently defined new boundaries for Negar-Khatun hill in order to protect the ancient site from deliberate destruction.

  • Iran’s grape agricultural heritage gains worldwide fame 2018-12-03 21:08

    Iran’s grape agricultural heritage gains worldwide fame

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Jowzan Valley traditional grape cultivation system has formally been recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System, during a meeting of the GIAHS Scientific Advisory Group, which was held in Rome from November 28 to 30.

  • This combination photo shows scenes from “Extraordinary Voyage” (L), “Thirsty Crow Returns” (C) and “A Story of a Man and His Shadow”, which will be performed during the 25th International Theater Fes 2018-11-17 18:49

    Troupes from Italy, India, Germany to perform at Iranian children’s festival

    TEHRAN – Three troupes from Italy, India and Germany will be performing during the 25th edition of the International Theater Festival for Children and Young Adults in Iran.

  • Four new provincial governors appointed 2018-11-15 11:03

    Four new provincial governors appointed

    TEHRAN – The governors of Hamedan, Kerman, Zanjan and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces were appointed during a cabinet session on Wednesday.

  • UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili addresses the opening ceremony of the 40th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session on November 12, 2018. 2018-11-14 20:48

    Hamedan talks raise awareness of high-techs in support of tourism

    TEHRAN – The city of Hamedan hosted a United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) session this week, which highlighted harnessing cultural tourism by the means of cutting-edge technologies.

  • 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.”

  • Hamedan takes on appearance of the “capital of Asian tourism in 2018” 2018-11-03 20:45

    UNWTO elects new affiliate members from Iran

    TEHRAN –The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has elected Hamedan Municipality and Kish Free Trade Zone as its latest affiliate members from Iran. 

  • People visit Ganjnameh tourist resort complex in Hamedan province.  The site is home to Achaemenid-era rock carvings and natural attractions. 2018-10-13 21:53

    Hamedan to host travel, handicrafts startups

    TEHRAN – Hamedan will play host to an expo of travel and handicrafts startups in November concurrent with the 40th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members.

  • Tuyserkan holding walnut, woodcarving festivals 2018-10-08 19:25

    Tuyserkan holding walnut, woodcarving festivals

    TEHRAN - Tuyserkan, nicknamed Iran’s city of walnut, is playing host to walnut festival as its farmers are celebrating an end of the walnut-picking season.

  • ACD conference opens in Hamedan 2018-08-27 17:54

    ACD conference opens in Hamedan

    A photo collection depicts the opening ceremony of “Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Tourism Capital, 2018”.It is an international conference that brought together representatives from member states in Hamedan, an ancient city in western Iran. The ceremony was attended by Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, tourism chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan, ACD Secretary General Bundit Limschoon and invitees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cambodia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Georgia, Vietnam, South Korea, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Spain.Tehran Times / Reza Zanganeh

  • Hamedan 2018 Tourism Capital 2018-08-27 17:28

    Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting opens in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – Amid hopes to provide ample opportunities for development of tourism in Hamedan, the conference of Asia Cooperation Dialogue, titled “ACD Tourism Capital, 2018”, opened in this ancient city in western Iran on Monday.

  •  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 poster for the 3rd International Troglodytic Architecture Conference 2018-07-15 09:09

    Intl. conference to address troglodytic architecture in Iran

    TEHRAN – Tens of experts, researches and academia will discuss arenas of troglodytic architecture in Iran during an international conference, which will be held in Hamedan in October.