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  • Kerman is 1076 km (645 miles) southeast of Tehran and 370 km (222 miles) southeast of Yazd. Its population is over 310,000 with an altitude of 1,860m (6138').

  • It is said that Kerman was founded by Ardeshir I, founder of Sassanian Dynasty in the early 3rd century.

Buildings in Kerman

  • There are numerous interesting sights in and around Kerman. Kerman has relied on production of carpet since Safavid Period and is a world famous carpet town.

  • There is a Zoroastrian minority in Kerman but a lot smaller than Yazd.

Jabbalieh Dome Shahzadeh Garden
Shah Nematollah Vali Tomb Jame Mosque
Bam (Arg Bam) Vakil Bazaar
Ganjali Kahn Bath Museum Contemporary Arts Museum


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