Kerman

Kerman Shahzade palace

All Things You Need to Know about Kerman Destination

What do you know about Kerman? Here we present all things you need to know about Kerman destination.

In Short, Kerman is a must-see Iran destination, where history, art, the world’s cultural heritage, and natural attractions come together. So, if you are eager to visit an attractive desert city, join us to get all the essential information about Kerman destination. In the following, you can find useful information about travelling to Kerman, including Kerman attractions, accommodations, traditional dishes and the best time to visit. Besides, you can find the information about Kerman transportation, location, etc. on the Kerman Travel Guide page

About Kerman

Kerman province is the home to the unique sceneries and numerous UNESCO cultural heritages. The province is located at the edge of the fantastic Dasht-e Lut, the natural UNESCO heritage site of Iran. Kerman the main city of this province is one of the largest cities of Iran in terms of area. Accordingly, the city houses historical mosques, caravanserais, bathhouses, Zoroastrian fire temples, and vibrant old bazaars. Additionally, this province is the most significant producing center of the world-famous handmade Persian carpets and pistachios in Iran. As a result, in this must-see Iran destination history, art, the world’s cultural heritage, and natural attractions come together.

Kerman Attractions

The main attractions in Kerman include Gonbad-e-Jabaliyeh, Ganjalikhan Complex, Mouyedi Ice-House, Jameh mosque, the Old Bazaar, Zoroastrian fire temple, etc. You can visit most of these attractions that are in the old quarter in the form of a Kerman walking tour. Furthermore, the Shahdad desert (Dasht-e Lut) in this province is the UNESCO World Heritage Natural Site. Where you can enjoy the scenery of Kaluts the monsters of the desert, colossal golden dunes, beautiful Salt Lake, Nebkas (the natural flower pots), Gandom Beryan (the hottest spot on the planet) and ancient water reservoirs. Along with the extreme landscape of the desert, there are wonderful castles and gardens in the oasis in Dasht-e Lut. Accordingly, Shazdeh Garden the UNESCO site in Mahan, Rayen Castel, and Arg-e Bam, the largest brick structure in the world. This castle is registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Site as”Bam and its Cultural Space”.

Accommodation in Kerman

Besides enjoying the Kerman attractions and its countryside, you can experience a pleasant stay in one of its residences. Accordingly, you can enjoy luxury accommodation in a top 5-star hotel such as Pars Hotel. Still, you can choose to stay in a cozy budget lodge to save your money. Additionally, to improve sustainable tourism you can stay in rural houses and involve in the desert dwellers’ daily lives.

Kerman Traditional Cuisines

Like other cities in Iran, this region has its local cuisine and houses several restaurants serving traditional Iranian dishes. The popular Kermani dishes are diverse kinds of soups and stews such as Boz Ghormeh Stew,  Moreover, the most famous Kermani sweet is Kolompe, a kind of date cookie.

Best Time to Visit Kerman

These days, as Iran tourism has grown, Kerman city tours have become more popular. In this regard, the best time to visit Kerman is from February till mid-May and from mid-September till November.