About Hamedan
Hamadān or Hamedān is the capital city of Hamadan Province of Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 473,149, in 127,812 families.
Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities and one of the oldest in the world. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that it was the capital of the Medes, around 700 BCE.
Hamedan has a green mountainous area in the foothills of the 3,574-meter Alvand Mountain, in the midwest part of Iran. The city is 1,850 meters above sea level.
The special nature of this old city and its historic sites attract tourists during the summer to this city, located approximately 360 kilometres (224 miles) southwest of Tehran.
The main symbols of this city are the Ganjnameh inscription, the Avicenna monument and the Baba Taher monument. People of the city identify their mother tongue as Persian.






     
  Hegmataneh Hill:
the vastest ancient hill in Iran and it dates back to Median era

     
  Baba Taher Mausoleum:
It enjoys cast work and Indian drawings and its floral pattern is Shah Abbasi mud.

     
  Ganjnameh Stone Carvings:
These stone carvings belong to Darius the great and Khashayar in Achaemenian’s era.

     
  Stone Lion of Hamedan:
it’s one of the city historical monuments and dates back to Medians.

     
  Estar and Mardkhay Mausoleum:
a small building in Hamedan and it’s a religious center for Jewish pilgrims.

     
  Ebnesina (Bou Ali Sina) Mausoleum:
This mausoleum is one of the province tourism potentials and symbolizes Hamedan.

     
  Ganjnameh Waterfall:
This magnificent waterfall is located beside the stone carvings of Kanjnameh in a beautiful valley in skirt of Alvand mount.

     
  Alavian Dome:
an architectural master piece and blaster molding after Islam advent to Iran belongs to seljuck period.

     
  Alisadr Cave:
the only wet land cave in Iran it’s the world biggest water cave.

     
  Noushe Jan Hill:
on e of Iranian ancient hill remains from pre Achaemenian’s era.