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Lorestan province

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Lorestan province with an area of about 28157 square kilometers (1.7% of the country's area) is located in the southwestern region of Iran. This province is limited to six provinces and is considered as a connecting bottleneck of neighboring provinces including Hamedan, Markazi, Isfahan, Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah. Lorestan province has a very good position in terms of promenades and many natural and historical sights due to its history and its location in the Zagros Mountains and the existence of abundant water resources.
Geography
Lorestan province with an area of about 28157 square kilometers (1.7% of the country's area) is located in the southwestern region of Iran. This province is limited to six provinces and is considered as a connecting bottleneck of neighboring provinces including Hamedan, Markazi, Isfahan, Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah. There are 9 cities, 23 counties, 26 districts and 83 villages and its center is the city of Khorramabad. The cities of the province are: Khorramabad, Boroujerd, Aligudarz, Doroud, Azna, Kuhdasht, Delfan, Selseleh and Poldokhtar.
Customs
Apart from beautiful local music and dance, housecleaning (Gardileh) had its own customs in this province. In the past, people used to clean the house since the first day of Esfand. Literate people rode horses in villages and cities and congradulated the coming of Nowruz by reciting poems. Alfa and Barat, Tasua (one of the Muharram) and Yalda night rituals are other ancient customs of this province. Lorestan is famous for its kebabs. Due to the existence of many cattle in this region, meat has been the main food of its inhabitants. It is said that the famous kebab of this province is found in Boroujerd, Khorramabad and Doroud. Tarkhineh pottage, Raghoo which is a kind of oily bread are popular too.
Handicrafts
Lorestan handicrafts are divided into three groups: nomadic, rural and urban. In the meantime, nomadic products are more consumed by the family and less exported. However, nomadic handicrafts include: carpets, kilims, black tents, Rang Razi, felt-making, and engraving are some of the rural handicrafts.
Tourism attraction
Lorestan province has a very good position in terms of promenades and many natural and historical sights due to its history and its location in the Zagros Mountains and the existence of abundant water resources. Falakolaflak Citadel, Shui Waterfall, Gavmishan Bridge, Great and Sarkaneh Waterfall, Nojian Waterfall, Gohar Lake, Stone Whirlpool, Khorramabad Minaret, Sarab Hill, Shahpour Bridge, Khorramabad Bridge, Kashkan Bridge, Ghamari Cave, Yafteh Cave, Kanji Cave , Arjaneh Cave, Boroujerd Grand Mosque, Soltani Mosque, Boroujerd, Mirmalas Valley are some important tourism attractions.

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Bisheh Waterfall

Bisheh Waterfall

Bisheh waterfall is one of the waterfalls of Khorramabad city, in Bisheh village. Bisheh Waterfall is the forty-eighth national monument that was included in the list of natural heritage of Iran by the Cultural Heritage Organization on March 18, 2009.

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