Khorramabad City

Khorramabad city

The Capital of Lorestan province is Khorramabad city. Lorestan is one of the western provinces of Iran. Lorestan is full of natural, historical and cultural attractions. The province is famous for its mountains, waterfalls and oak forests is a region with a good, Mediterranean and four seasons region. Having natural attractions, cultural and historical attractions Lorestan province has become a great destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Kalmakarre cave is one of the province’s natural attractions. The cave is one of the world’s six largest known repositories. It has more than 2700 years of antiquity and had been the whereabouts of a significant portion of the Sassanid kings’ wealth.

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle is one of the monuments of the province that is also known as Shapour Khast stronghold or twelve castle tower. It is located on top of a hill overlooking the city and the river and it dates back to the Sassanid era. It has two spectacular Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, restoration Lab antiquities, cultural and traditional tea store. Golestan source of water flows down from the northern part of the hill, and has increased the beauty of this building.

The history

Lorestan Land is as old as forty thousand years and has been introduced as one of the earliest human settlements by archaeologists. Lorestan was the location of Kassites, Lullubi and Elam even before the arrival of the Medes and inscriptions and engravings and numerous pottery discovered in this country endorses the claim of that historians.

The climate

Lorestan is the third province having high water level in Iran and is a mountain region. The province with its Mediterranean and four seasons climate makes a pleasant journey for passengers in all seasons of the year. If a tourist tends to mountaineer and having a trip to the Highlands of Lorestan, must have warm cloth in all seasons of the year.


Lori dialect is the nearest dialect to Persian language in Iran. Lori language is a grandson of the Middle Persian language like the Persian language and its words is very similar to the Persian Language.

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