Cultural Heritage

Lorestan, Nomadic Cultures in Picturesque Landscapes

Lorestan, Persia

Lurs are widely known for the historic costumes and traditions saved in people lifestyle, also Lorestan is the motherland of Persian textiles and nomads, where you find locals moving from place to place usually seasonally and within a well-defined territory, to feed their animals and nourish themselves with the livable area.

Oshtoran Kuh

Falak-ol-aflak Castle the one that declares itself as an emblem of Luristan province which used to be a colossal defensive military structure on the top of a hill during Sassanid era.

Falak-ol-aflak Castle

Shiraz, The Motherland of Achaemenid

Gerdab-e Sangi, a whirlpool constructed in Sassanid time to nourish city with the freshwater since mid-winter to mid-summer. The spring beneath fills the whirlpool to the top.

Gerdab-e Sangi

Exploring picturesque view of nature close to Zagros Mountain Range on the way to Lorestan. We will be fascinated with Gahr Lake by having great panorama of the natural landscapes of Oshtoran Kuh.

Zagros Mountain Range

How to Get There

By Plain:

There is no international airline flights available close to the province of Lorestan, so you need to take a flight into one of the International Airports, then take a local flight to Lorestan.

The best option is:

  • Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)

When to Visit

Regarding climate, the city is divided into three areas, the mountainous counties with cold weather, the central counties with moderate temperature and the southern part with a warm atmosphere, so the most pleasing time is at the end of March to the beginning of July and Mid of September to the end of October.

How to Visit

There are top destinations in Lorestan which attract you to visit such as Khoramabad (City Center) with its Historical Sites, identifying lifestyle and distinctive urbanism, Broujerd with tangible cultural sites, gardens and peculiar nature and Dorud with unbelievable waterfalls and lakes, so it is highly recommended to divide your trip into two main sections; one for the city Sightseeing-Tour and the other one for excursions out of Khoramabad top ecotourism destinations.


Lorestan, Nomadic Cultures in Picturesque Landscapes

Hours                                     Pricing

Falak-ol-aflak Castle,

08:00 A.M – 05:00 P.M                                             300.000 IRR

Gerdab-e Sangi,

24 Hours                                                                 Free of Charge

Note: Due to especial holidays the sites would be closed.

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