Kerman is located in the southeastern part of Iran on the margin of Lut Desert, the only UNESCO natural site of Iran. The city is surrounded by mountains and desert so it offers many natural attractions such as thermal and mineral springs, lakes and special desert features. [Good] In addition to all these natural wonders, Kerman is famous for its long history and cultural heritage dating back to the third century AD. Kerman is the city of pistachio, cumin, carpet, copper, coal, and caravanserais. Stay overnight in desert camps and sleep under the desert sky with a view of the Milky Way galaxy – an unforgettable picture
Some reasons that have made Kerman one of the must-see cities of Iran:
• One of the oldest civilization centres in Iran
• The hottest place on Earth
• 2,000 years old ancient abandoned citadels such as Bam and Rayen
• The largest producer of Persian handmade carpets and Pistachio
• The most Iranian heritage sites in UNESCO’s list
• And the rocky village of Meymand which is one of the four oldest surviving villages in Iran
Southeast of Iran
1,755 m (5,758 ft.)
Avg Annual Temperature
27.2 °C. (July, Warmest)
4.7 °C. (January, Coldest)
This complex belongs to the Safavid era. It covers an area of 11000 square meters. Ganjali khan complex is composed of different historical buildings such as a school, a square, a caravanserai, a public bath, a water reservoir, a mosque, a tea house and a bazaar. In recent years the bath has become an anthropology museum with unique work of Persian architecture.
It is known locally as Gonbad-e Jabaliyeh. Although the architectural elements of the dome have been inspired from the Sassanide period it is not clear when it was built. The amazing thing is that it is made of stone rather than the usual brick. Now it houses a gravestone museum.
This UNESCO heritage site is the largest clay town in the world. Arg-e Bam is located in the city of Bam which is 200 km away from Kerman. It belongs to the Sassanid period and it has been an important city for being at the crossroads of important trade routes and production of silk and cotton. The citadel is still worth visiting after the great Bam earthquake in 2003.
Located in Lut desert, Shahdad offers fantastic features and adventurous desert activities . Also throughout Shahdad monuments related to the fourth millennium BC to the Islamic and contemporary periods such as cemeteries, forts and caravanserais can be observed. But the most unique asset of Shahdad desert is Yardangs. Camps in Shahdad are ready to host all travelers.
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