Kermanshah Travel Guide | Kermanshah Attractions | Things to Do and see in Kermanshah
Kermanshah is the ninth most populous city of Iran and the capital city of Kermanshah province which is located in the western part of the country. Geographically, from the north the city leads to mount Farrokhshad, from the western north it leads to mount Taq-e Bostan and from the west it leads to Sefid Kooh mountain range. The city has a moderate and mountainous climate. In Summer it becomes very warm especially in July and August, and in Winter it becomes very cool especially in December and January. Kermanshah is the most populous and largest Kurdish city of Iran and it is the political- administrative center in the west of the country. Most people of the city speak different dialects of Kurdish language. Since Kermanshah is located in Zagros mountainous region and it had many caves and shelters, it was considered by the people of Stone age. So Kermanshah is a very rich and important city of Iran and western part of Asia in terms of having the remains of places of resistance related to prehistory time. Some of those remains are related to 200 years ago and the first village of Middle East was established in this city during Neolithic era.
Where to stay in Kermanshah?
There are a lot of nice expensive hotels in Kermanshah such as: Parsian hotel in Shahid Keshvari Blvd and Kourosh hotel in 22 Bahman St.But if you prefer to stay at less expensive hotels, we recommend Resalat, Dariush, and Sina hotels to you.
What to eat? Where to eat?
Kermanshah like other cities of Iran has its own local foods like: Tarkhineh, Khoresh-e Khalal, Dandeh Kebab, Sib polo ( rice with potato), Ash-e Abbasali, Abgoosht-e Kermanshahi and Abgoosht-e Baghi. You can try these delicious foods in good restaurants of the city like: Taq-e Bostan, Koohestan park, Heydari and Jamshid restaurants.
Beverages ( Soft Drinks)
Sour Cherry tea is the famous drink of Kermanshah that you can try the best kind of it there.
What do we buy from Kermanshah?
The most popular souvenir of Kermanshah is pastry. Different kinds of pastries are baked in the city that are really delicious for example: Kaak, Rice bread, Sugar bread, Bzhy, Date bread and Khanghi bread. You can buy all of them from Nan Berenji Bazaar of Kermanshah. Ghee is another famous souvenir of Kermanshah that you can buy the best kind of it from the Bazaars of the city. Kermanshah also has nice handicrafts like Kilim, Giveh, Jajim and different kinds of musical instruments ( Daf, Tanbur, Tar, Setar, Divan). You can buy all these handicrafts from traditional Bazaar of the city. If you are interested in buying musical instruments you should go Soroush and Hafez malls. Elahiyeh shopping center and Friday market are also good places for shopping in Kermanshah.