"KERMAN , WITH IT'S STARFULL SKY" Ostan-e Kerman by vahiddavoodi

Ostan-e Kerman Travel Guide: 62 reviews and 159 photos

welcome to kerman ,the city of history and art

welcome to kerman city.
The township of Kerman is at a distance of 1,076 km. from Tehran, and lies in a vast plain, which is divided by a chain of mountains into two, the northern and southern sectors. The former is the desert area, whereas the latter comprises of the inhabited region (both urban and rural) due to its moderate, and suitable climatic conditions. Kerman is the provincial capital and is one of the ancient and historical cities of Iran.
kerman located below of the central desert in east of iran.
kerman has too much places for visiting .

In the Greek language, Kerman was known as 'Karamani', and there is a strong possibility that Ardeshir Babakan was the founder of this city, and therefore was reputedly known as Ardeshir Khoreh. The Arabs called it Bardseer or Bardsheer, and to the Iranians it was known as Guasheer. Kerman is a beautiful city with many historical and religious sites.

  • Last visit to Ostan-e Kerman: Feb 1996
  • Intro Updated Jan 1, 2004
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  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2004 at 5:03 AM

    An excellent page on what used to be Bam! It is a real shame to know that the people and buildings here have been devastated.

  • cbeaujean's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2003 at 9:15 AM

    ...up to 50000 dead ...unimaginable tragedy! and no traces at all of the destroyed historic castle,excepted your nice and today,dramatic pics!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2003 at 1:47 AM

    Such a desaster!!

  • klarson's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2003 at 8:53 AM

    I heard that this historic castle was completely destroyed in the earthquake on Dec. 26, 2003. Is this true? I have not seen any photos to confirm this yet.

  • rural_boy's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2003 at 3:08 PM

    arg-e bam is one of most beautiful places in iran.


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