Travel Guide


There are many reasons to visit Iran, here are just a few:

  • Forget your preconceptions
  • you will discover the most wonderful sites of Persia
  • you will meet the most hospitable people in the world
  • you will visit truly unique architectural sites and relive Persian history
  • your eyes will marvel at the world’s most stunning landscapes
  • And finally, you will discover that Persia is a whole world in a single country

400 Km south west of Tehran

The province of Hamadan is in a fertile region known for its fruit trees and cereals. The modern town of Hamadan, which was the Medes capital (722 B.C), is one the most important archaeological cities west of Tehran, and could be one of the unforgettable souvenirs of your trip to Iran. The main highlights include:

Hegmataneh Ensemble

(Prospective World Heritage Site), once the center of the Median and later the Persian Empires with remains of ancient palaces and great temples


The famous trilingual inscriptions in praise of Ahuramazda engraved in stone on the pleasant slopes of Mount Alvand and recording the legacy of Darius and Xerxes

Tomb of Esther and Mordecai

A Jewish shrine surrounded by a charming garden, a place of pilgrimage for many Jewish people 

Tomb of IbnSina

Known in the West by his Latinized name Avicenna, the foremost thinker and philosopher that Persia has ever produced, and one of the greatest medical scholars in human history

Alavyan Tomb Tower

One of the supreme examples of early Seljuk art in Iran, with whirling floral stucco and a fine selection of other designs rendered in stucco.

Iran’s other provinces merit a visit – at least once!