Hamedan Things to Do
I. Felestin, Ghodss (Shokri) 30-m Street.
2. Gol, Bu-Ali Street 26113.
3. Golha, Bu Ali SinaSquare 21855.
4. Javanan, Janbazan Street 240028.
5. Kactus, Bu A!i Sina Square 27070.
6. Khaneh Mo'allem, Mahdieh Street 32465. ,
Majlesi, Mahdieh Street 37884. Payvand, Abbas Abad Street 244508.
~I. Qassr-e Sina, Khajeh Rashid Blvd 31631.
Shamshi.ri, Imam Square 224653. ..There is a quiet and reasonably good
restaurant in the cellar of Bu Ali Hotel (33071-2), but its menu is minimalist. There are several chelo kababis nearby and around the bazaar. There are also quite a few pleasant cafes and restaurants at Ganj Nameh, 35 km away, which are very popular with Hamadanis.
The Hamadan bazaar is a sprawling affair that extends across several streets. The fruit bazaar displaying the region's famous produce, and the pottery and leather sections are worth visiting. Visitors are likely to find Hamadan's thick carpets an added attraction to a leisurely stroll through the bazaar.
Modern Hamadan is rapidly developing into an industrial base, with a good number of factories, plus many smaller workshops engaged in washing and spinning wool for carpet weaving industry. The only exceptions are the town's beautiful countryside.
Hamedan Local Customs
HagmatanaBefore going into a description of the historical monuments of Hamadan, and regarding the town's rather prolonged history, the reader is reminded of two hills on which some of the most ancient remains can be seen even today, however not that much interesting: I) Hagmatana Hill, with ruins of the walls and ramparts of the Median and...more
Borj-e QorbanLocated in the eastern part of the city, the Borj-e Qorban (Qorban Dome) is a twelve- sided brick tower and a place of pilgrimage, and said to contain the grave of Hafez Abol Ala of Hamadan ( 12th century AD). The tombstone inside the dome is from the Safavid period, but the building itself with its pyramidal cupola cannot be...more
Gonbad-e AlavianGonbad-e Alavian (or Masjid-e Alavian) is a four-sided interesting 12th century mausoleum belonging to the late Seljuk period. On the exterior, it resembles the Gonbad-e Sorkh of Maragheh. Inside this Dervish Monastery, taken over by the powerful Alavi Family ruling Ramadan for two centuries, is decorated by the same type of gypsum...more
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