Tomb of Esther and Mordechai
It is believed that that the tomb contains the remains of Esther, the Jewish queen of Persia, and her Cousin Mordechai. It is one of the most sacred sites for Iranians of the Jewish faith. The shrine is relatively new, dating back to the 13th century, but the tombs are much older.
A cultural complex dedicated to the world-famous Iranian Polymath, Avicenna. The complex was built in 1952, replacing an older building. The complex includes a library, a museum, and the tomb of Avicenna, which lies under a spindle-shaped tower, which is the icon of Hamedan.
Tomb of Baba Taher
A phenomenal mausoleum dedicated to Baba Taher, a celebrated Iranian poet who lived the 11th century. The dervish poet is most famous for his “do-baytis”, a type of Persian quatrain. He is one of the first Sufi poets of Persian literature.
Remains of the glorious ancient city of Ecbatana lie at this important and expansive archeological site. Ecbatana is well known because the Median Dynasty was established there in the 8th century BC. Ecbatana then became the capital of the Achaemenid Empire and was of political importance in the following periods.
The 12th-century Seljuqid structures were once famous for its majestic green dome, which was lost through the ages. Alaviyan Dome houses the Alaviyan family tomb. The tombs are ornamented with blue tiles.