Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Kerman, Iran


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 5.7 km
Ascend 39 m
Descend 41 m

Experience Kerman in Iran in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Kerman

Sight 1: Harandi Museum

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Around 1290 A.H., Mohammad Reza Khan Adl al-Sultan, who was one of the military officials of Kerman, built a recreational garden outside the city wall of Kerman. The area of this garden is 25,000 square meters. Adl al-Sultan was a descendant of Vakil al-Mulk, the governor of Kerman, the son of Murtaza Qoli Khan, the second (second) vakil al-mulk and the brother of Mirza Husayn Khan Adl al-Saltaneh. Adl al-Saltaneh was later given the title of "Sardar al-Nusrat".

Wikipedia: باغ هرندی (FA)

1446 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 2: Sanati Museum of Contemporary Art

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The Industrial Museum includes a rich and spectacular treasure of contemporary arts and includes valuable works by Iranian and foreign artists, which is located in the city of Kerman, Shariati Street, and between Bagh-e-Melli Square and Tahmasb Abad Square.

Wikipedia: موزه صنعتی (کرمان) (FA)

1303 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 3: Arg Bazaar

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The Grand Bazaar of Kerman starts from Arg Square and ends at Moshtaghieh Square. Each part of the Kerman Bazaar was built during the reign of one of the rulers of this city and is unique and world-famous in Iran due to some of its features. This bazaar is considered the longest order of bazaars in Iran and was mainly built after the eighth century AH. This work was registered as one of the national monuments of Iran on May 15, 2001 with the registration number 3856.

Wikipedia: بازار کرمان (FA)

153 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: بازار مسگرها

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Kerman Copper Bazaar is a part of the Ganjali Khan complex, which has been remembered in Kerman since the Safavid era.

Wikipedia: بازار مسگری کرمان (FA)

891 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Green Dome

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During the rule of the Qaraqitans in Kerman, there are very strong signs of a rich civilization and advanced culture in this region. In this period, many historical buildings with different functions were built in Kerman, of which few traces have survived today. The Green Dome of Gobbe-Sabz is one of the historical buildings of Kerman, which dates back to the period of the Qaraqitai rule about 780 years ago. The Qarakhtaeans of Kerman were one of the tribal kings of Iran who ruled Kerman for nearly 83 years. On the occasion of the title of its founder, Baraq Hajib is also called the Qutlugh Khani dynasty. As a result of an earthquake on May 27, 1276, many of it collapsed, and today only one porch of this beautiful building remains. This work was registered on January 5, 1932 with the registration number 124 as one of the national monuments of Iran.

Wikipedia: گنبد سبز (کرمان) (FA)

544 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Khajeh Atabak Mausoleum

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The tomb of Khajeh Atabak, which is located in the southeastern neighborhood of the city of Shah's Bazaar neighborhood of Kerman and near the Shah's Bazaar Mosque, is one of the works of the late sixth century AH and belongs to the Seljuk era. This building is the burial place of "Khwaja Atabak Alaeddin Bozqosh", one of the men, elders and mystics of the Seljuk era. The plan of the building is octagonal and has a square space inside, and the dominant decorative element in this building is stucco, and a beautiful mihrab stone is installed on its western side and has beautiful inscriptions in Kufic script. The decorations of the entire building are decorated with turquoise tiles. This work is registered under the number 253.

Wikipedia: آرامگاه خواجه اتابک (FA)

1391 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 7: Museum of Zoroastrianism

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The Zoroastrian Museum is located in the city of Kerman and is the first and only museum of Zoroastrian anthropology in the world. The construction of this museum began in the 1990s with the efforts of Behdinan Farzaneh, Hormozdiar Ashidari, and Mahindokht Siavoshian, and was completed in 2001.

Wikipedia: موزه زرتشتیان (FA)


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