Visit Kerman, Iran Travel Guide: Kerman is another Historical city in Iran which is the biggest province in Iran as well. Located in a large and flat plain, the distances between Kerman to Tehran is 1,076 km and Kerman located south of Tehran, Kerman city had an estimated population of 533,799 in 2005. The present city of Kerman was rebuilt in the 19th century to the northwest of the old city, but the city did not recover to its former size until the 20th century.
Travel to Iran to visit Kerman and find What to see in Kerman: Kerman, the wonderful city of South-East of Iran had beed on the way of Great and famous Silk-roads in Iran since centuries, your Iran travel guide through" Iran Budget tour" introduce you what to see and where to go to plan your travel itinerary in Kerman, in Iran through Pictures of Kerman as well, Visit Kerman to see Ganj-ali-khan complex included( Mosque, bath-house, Bazaar), Imam Mosque known as Malek Mosque, Kerman's Ice hous known as Moayedi Ice store, Mausoleum of Moshtagh Ali Shah, Kerman national library and Gonbad-e Jabaliye (Jabeliye Dome,of Gabri dome in Kerman), also Kerman represents few historical attractions to visit around such as mahan town to visit Shah Nematollah-e vali as Prince Garden, Bam and Rayen ancient Citadel
The Friday mosque of Kerman dates back to 1349 and was modernized during the reign of Shah Abaas in 16th Century, Kerman Jame(Friday) mosque is amongst the unique mosque of Iran because has no minarets like Sheikh Lotf-allah Mosque in Isfahan, the jame mosque of Kerman Following the ideal four-iwan plan and you can enter to the Jame moque of Kerman either from Kerman Bazaar or Shohada Sq.
Mausoleum of Sufi Mystic the Moshtagh-Ali-Shah in Kerman is also known as three Domes mausoleum, it was built during the Qajar Dynasty, Moshtariye-moshtagh-Ali-Shah was one of the Sufi’s in Kerman which was dead by stone at 1621 A.D because he was singing the Holy book of Quran instead reading. Anyways the mausoleum got fine tile and mosaic working, stucco and plaster works as well as Mogharnas works
The Malek Mosque (Imam Mosque) of Kerman was built during the the early Islamic periods in Iran, It has numerous shabestan (prayer halls), a large courtyard and aqueducts built in the second half of the 5th century AH
Jabaliye Dome in Kerman is also known as the Gabri Dome it is an interesting gravestones with an octagonal structires. the dome has been constructed of brick, though the building is of stone and gypsum, and its architectural affects have been inspired from the Sassanid period, dates of building of Jabaliye dome is still unknown because of its dates and original functions, however some historians suggest Jabaliye dome its dates back to some 2nd century AD and think it may have been an obseratory but others says that Jabaliye dome was Tomb from its first times
Kerman Bazaar comprises of various rows or alleys such as Arg, Ganj Ali Khan, Ekhtiyari, Sardari, Vakil, Attari, Qadam Gah and Mozaffari rows. Any part of Kerman bazaar had been constructed during the rules of one of the governors or rulers
Ganj-Ali-Khan bath of Kerman was built in 17th century and is situated in south of the Ganj Ali Khan Compound. After necessary renovations, this bath was converted into an anthropological museum in the year 1971. There are wax made statues on exhibit displaying the various rituals in connection to the bath, such as cupping, shaving of the head and so on.
Shazde Garden is well-known for the tomb of the great Sufi leader Shah Ne'emat Ollah-e-Vali, as well as Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden) in Mahan town near Kerman. The tomb of Shah Nur-eddin Nematollah Vali, poet, sage, Sufi and founder of an order of dervishes, has twin minarets covered with turquoise tiles from the bottom up to the cupola. Visit Bagh-e Shazde, the Prince Garden in Mahan, Kerman
The Ancient citadel of Bam (Arg-e Bam) dating back to 2,000 years ago, to the Parthian Empire (248 BC–224 AD), but most buildings were built during the Safavid dynasty. In 2003 a massive earthquake was experiencing rapid growth. In particular, the city is known for its dates and citrus fruit. Visit citadel of Bam
Rayen castle, or Arg-e Rayen is an adobe castle in Rayen town in Kerman, you can visit the medieval mud brick city of Rayen is similar to the Arg-e Bam. Rayen displays all the architectural elements of a deserted citadel. It appears extremely well preserved, considering the numerous natural disasters that have been destroying similar structures nearby, and it is one of the most interesting historical sites in Iran. Visit Rayen castle( Arg-e Rayen)
Lut desert of Iran, the big desert of Lut with the area of 5400 km2 is situated in the east and southeast of Iran in Shahdad town at Kerman province. At the major part of this Lut desert, there is no flora and fauna kind. In terms of temperature, Shahdad desert in Kerman with a temperature of 70 degrees centigrade accounts for thermal pole of the earth. Visit Kalut Desert in Iran