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Kermanshah Destination Guide

Explore Kermanshah in Iran.

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Kermanshah in the region of Kermānshāh with it's 621,100 inhabitants is a town in Iran - some 264 mi (or 425 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Kermanshah is now 01:11 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vakil Aqa, Kahriz, Shahrak-e Sadeqiyeh, Karbala, Baghdad or Vakil Aqa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Iran Kermanshah to Susa 2001

11:09 min ( September 26, 2010 by Wolfgang Gegusch)
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Fire damage at Achaemenid tomb of Tagheh...

01:49 min ( December 05, 2009 by awkher)
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This rock tomb date back to about 2400 years ago and located close to the small town of Rawansar, northwestern Kermanshah. A huge fire made by unknown people severly damaged the roof and the back wall...

The Arch of Paradise --SLIDESHOW

01:13 min ( February 17, 2008 by mixedkebab)
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Happy Astronomy Day 2012 Kermanshah MOV

00:09 min ( April 28, 2012 by Mohammad Ali Khodayari)
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Sirius ASK Astronomy Day 2012

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Interesting facts about this location

Hajj Shahbazkhan Mosque

Hajj Shahbazkhan Mosque (or Hajj Shahbaz Khan Mosque) is a mosque located in the Ojagh Crossroads of Kermanshah, Iran. The founder of Hajj Shahbazkhan Mosque is one of great ones of the Kalhor tribe, who in the Fathalishah reign gained the tribe’s Ghale beigy rank. He was a famous and valuable person in his era, and is held in great respect by the people in Kermanshah city. The mosque was built in 1235 AH.

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Located at 34.31, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kermanshah Province, Mosques in Iran

Kermanshah Province

Kermanshah Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. The province was known from 1969 to 1986 as Kermanshahan and from 1986 to 1995 as Bakhtaran.

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Located at 34.31, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Kermanshah Province, Kurdish inhabited regions, Provinces of Iran


Jeyhounabad is a city in Kermanshah Province, in the middle of the western part of Iran. It is 525 kilometers from Tehran. The city lies in close proximity to Mount Bisotoun, known for its rock relief in which Darius the Great, the Achaemenian King, had the narrative of his exploits engraved around B.C. 500. At the turn of the 20th century, Jeyhounabad, which was a typical village of clay houses, had about one hundred inhabitants. The main source of income was agriculture.

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Located at 34.31, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kermanshah Province

Razi University

Razi University is a university based in Kermanshah, Iran. It is also a centre of CFD, Membrane Research, and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in the west of Iran. Presently the University has over 8,000 students, with several programs Bachelor's degree programs (B.A. , B.S. ), Master's degrees programs (M.A. , M.S. ) and Ph.D. programs.

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Located at 34.31, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1972, Kermanshah Province, Universities in Iran

Taq-e Bostan

Taq-e Bostan or Taq-i-Bustan is a series of large rock relief from the era of Sassanid Empire of Persia, the Iranian dynasty which ruled western Asia from 226 to 650 AD. This example of Sassanid art is located 5 km from the city center of Kermanshah in western Iran. It is located in the heart of the Zagros mountains, where it has endured almost 1,700 years of wind and rain.

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Located at 34.31, 47.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:4th-century architecture, Archaeological sites in Iran, History of Iran, Iranian architecture, Kermanshah Province, Persian art, Persian words and phrases, Sassanid architecture, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East