Art And Cultural Places

Local and Regional Foods, Hamadan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:04 administrator
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Food in this province alike others excels in variety. There are various types of 'aash' or a type of soup such as ash-e-dooq, aash-e-kachi, aash-e-qureh etc. A variety of a type of meat broth, called 'abgoosht' such as, abgoosht-e-qureh, abgoosht-e-beh, abgoosht-e-qormeh etc. There are also a variety of meat-balls, kookoos, and kababs (grills). Stuffed vegetables also form another part of the menu. Besides these are many kinds of curries and pickles.

Handicrafts and Souvenirs, Hamadan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:03 administrator
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The most important handicraft of the province is earthenware and ceramics, and a place called 'Lalejin' (30 km. north of Hamadan) is famous for this handicraft. Besides earthenware and ceramics, there are the followings - carpet and 'Kilim' weaving (or a coarse carpet), clothing (mainly to do with the nomads), 'jajeem' (or a loosely woven woolen material), leather work, 'geeveh' (a local foot-ware), sweet-meats and grape syrup.

Natural History Museum, Hamadan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:02 administrator
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This museum is located in the Agricultural Faculty of Bu Ali University (Hamadan). The same was inaugurated in the year 1972. The museum has been erected in an area covering 1,800 sq.m. and with three exhibition halls. Each of these deal with a group of displays such as mammals, water species, reptiles and birds.

Avecina Tomb Museum, Hamadan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 15:45 administrator
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The new memorial structure of the tomb of Avecina (Bu Ali Sina), was constructed in the year 1941 right in its former location. From the architectural aspect the dome of the said structure is an inspiration from 'The Gonbad-e-Qaboos' in the plains of Gorgan, and 'Persepolis' or Takht-e-Jamshid.

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