Country > Iran
province > Hamedan
Time Zone> IRDT
Area >2,831 km²
Tomb Of Ester And Mordechai
The Tomb of Esther and Mordechai is located in Hamadan, Iran. Believed by some to house the remains of the biblical Queen Esther and her cousin Mordechai, it is the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in the country.
The Mausoleum of Avicenna is a complex located at Avicenna Square, Hamadan, Iran. Dedicated to the Iranian polymath Avicenna, the complex includes a library, a small museum, and a spindle-shaped tower inspired by the Ziyarid-era Kavus Tower.
Baba Taher Mausoleum
Baba Taher Oryan Mausoleum is based on an Octagonal form. The dimension of the mausoleum is 10 x 10 Meters and it is surrounded with prism forms. It has 8 columns around the main building. The material of the columns, stairs, grave stone, and surface of the mausoleum is Granite stone. It has beautiful Turquoise dome-shaped prism. Inside of the Mausoleum, there are 24 Couplet poems carvings on 24 Marmori stone plates and has magnificent motifs tile decoration under the ceiling.
The Mausoleum had been registered as one of Iranian National Monuments in May 11, 1997 by Registration No. 1870.
Alavian Dome in Hamadan, west of Iran, is located in a garden of the same name. The structure was initially a mosque built by the Alavian family during the Seljuq era (1038-1118) and later became a family crypt.
Hegmataneh (Ecbatana) Town
Tepe Hagmataneh is believed to be the ruins of the ancient Median city of Ecbatana which was one of the many capitals of the Achaemenids (550-330 BC) and the summer capital of Parthian kings (247 BC–224 CE). It had a royal treasury which was plundered in turn by Alexander (356-323 BC), Seleucus (358- 281 BC), and Antiochus III (241-187 BC). Ruins from various historical periods have been unearthed during previous excavations at the site which indicate that the ancient inhabitants practiced progressive urban planning. Excavations at the site have yielded evidence of an advanced water supply system. The site has also yielded priceless inscribed tablets, earthenware and silverware dating back to the Achaemenid and Sassanid (224 – 651 CE) eras. The site has never been thoroughly excavated since it is mostly covered by the modern city of Hamadan.
Ganj Nameh Complex
Ganjnameh tourist resort complex in Hamadan, which consists of ancient sections and tourism parts. The complex recreational facilities, is always ready to welcome domestic and foreign tourists to embody a memorable trip in their iran tour.Ganjnameh The cultural village is located in Ganjnameh Square, five kilometers from Hamadan, in the vicinity of the old inscriptions and Ganjnameh waterfall. The village has created a tourism sample in the northern slopes of the Alvand Mountains in 2000.
The Ali Sadr Cave originally called Ali Saadr or Ali Saard is the world’s largest water cave which attracts thousands of visitors every year. It is located in Ali Sadr Kabudarahang County about 100 kilometers north of Hamadan, western Iran.