About Kerman City

Kerman City is the capital city of Kerman Province. It’s location is in the southeast of Iran. People know Kerman City for its strong cultural heritage such as local accent, poetry, local music, handicrafts and customs and its history. It is also famous for its festivals and ceremonies.

It is a big and sprawling city with many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples like a cultural melting pot. Mountains surround Kerman. The economy of the city is mostly based on mining and farming especially nut farming.

Kerman city is one of the leading cities in Iran in the field of health and medical care. Many people from neighbor provinces such as Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan come to the city for medical care.

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Kerman Park

Climate of Kerman

Mountains surround the city’s districts. Because of this, it has various year-round weather pattern. The climate in the province varies in different regions and areas. The central, northern and northwestern areas have moderate and dry climate. South and southeast areas experience warm and humid climate.

Overall, the city and the surrounding regions and areas have a semi-moderate and dry climate.

The warmest and hottest months in Kerman City are July, June, and then August. The least humid month in Kerman is July, and the most humid month is January.

The best times to visit Kerman for ideal weather are March 19th to June 3rd and August 20th to November 4th.
The busiest month for tourism in Kerman is November, followed by September and February.

Transportation in Kerman City

You can get in the city by Bus, train or railway system and Airport transportation system. Kerman Airport is one of Iran’s main airports. This airport has both international and domestic flights. The transit Iranian railway passes through this city.

You can get around in the city by Taxis and buses.

Festivals of Kerman

Rose water festival (Golabgiri): Lalehzar, Kerman, Iran holds an annual festival of rose and rose water In Ordibehesht (May and June). In this festival people pick up the Mohammadi roses to obtain rosewater out of them.

Jashn-e Tandorostun: This special celebration is exclusively in this city. This ancient celebration called the Tandorostun, is a celebration of happiness and well-being. People especially the grandmothers and elders of the tribe hold this magnanimous ceremony on the slopes of Shiyoushgan. It is behind the Pardisan Park, in the neighborhood of the daughter castle, on the base of the mountain which are rocky hills with the name of Tandorostun. The foundation for the celebration dedicated to the opening of girls’ fortunes and health insurance, with special prayers.

Kalut Festival of Shahdad: There are many natural attractions in Shahdad, Kerman, Iran. One of the most important attractions is the beautiful Kalut Shahdad, which is the most attractive phenomenon in the desert. Kalut is a glutinous disorder that wind and water erosion in the deserts form it.

Desert tourism, motorcycle racing, camel riding, horseback riding, martial arts, antique performances, the establishment of black nomadic tents, the performance of traditional cultural and artistic programs, the production of new and traditional music, wood chores and the invitation of cinematic artists and country music, para gliders, local music performances, the establishment of a health center, the center for the intellectual development of children and adolescents, and the launch of handicraft exhibitions are programs that individuals perform in this festival to introduce the tourist attractions of these areas and unique monuments. For Traveling to this unique city and more information about it please contact us. We can arrange you a best trip ever by booking hotel in Kerman in advance, and planning Kerman city tours for your convenience with an expert tour guide to accompany you.

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Handicrafts and souvenirs of Kerman

Some of the traditional handicrafts and souvenirs of the province of Kerman are such as:

Carpet: Carpet weaving is one of the main industries of the city and it is a very old tradition in Kerman




Kilim (gelim)

There are satchels and other hand woven articles that they are traditional embroidery of the city. Cotton textiles, goats-wool shawls and brick works are as the other types of handicrafts and souvenirs of the city. The province’s mineral wealth includes copper and coal. Caraway seeds and pistachio of Rafsanjan and Kerman are the best souvenirs of the province of Kerman.

Food, drinks and desserts

Kerman has a traditional kind of broth and different types of Aashes and khoreshes such as:

Abgusht-e Bademjan (Eggplant) and Kashk: It is one of the most traditional food of Kerman that has many fans. The main ingredients of this food are meat, peas, white beans, potatoes, onions, eggplants, kashk, beets, and cucumbers with salt, turmeric and pepper.

Abgusht-e Zireh: Zireh (Cumin or Caraway) is an aromatic herb that people widely use both in medicine and in Iranian cuisine. The best and most favorable Zireh of Iran grows in Kerman province, especially the city of Baft. So it has a high status in the food culture of this province. Zireh is useful for digestion ,and most of the people use it in all kind of food in kerman.

One of the main ingredients in this food is Zireh. This local meal is different from traditional Iranian Abgusht. Because it does not use any kind of peas, beans or potatoes in this Abgusht. In addition to Zireh, the main ingredients of this delicious broth include meat, onion, tomato paste, salt, pepper and turmeric.

Ash-e Gandom-e Shir (Wheat flour): It is another local cuisine of the province, which has its own fans. Particularly during the holy month of Ramadan, you can see this food. To cook this meal, you need peas, meats, spices, kashk, Gandom-eshir, nodle, onions, hot garlic and mint.

Ash-e oumaj: It is one of the oldest and most delicious local dishes in Kerman that is rich nutrients. This Ash is useful for strengthen the immune system, treating colds, flu, anemia and gastrointestinal sterilization. The main ingredients are onions, wheat flour, cherries, Zireh, mint, coriander, spinach, parsley, coriander, salt and turmeric.

Khoresht-e boz ghormeh: goat meat is the main ingredient of this food. Other ingredients of this yummy food are chickpea, onion, kashk saffron, mint, salt, pepper and turmeric. People of Kerman serve this traditional dish with rice and bread.

Khoresht-e Alucheh: It is a local food of Kerman, with ingredients such as meat, tomato paste, beans, dried vegetables (parsley and coriander), onions, peanuts, lemons, and spices. The way it is made is very simple and offers a good flavor to those who like sour foods.

Khoresht-e Alou: To prepare this traditional food ingredients are muscle meat, fried onions, liquid oil, sugar, lemon juice (preferably fresh lemon juice), saffron, salt, pepper, turmeric, and of course Bukhara plum (Alou). Baking this food is simple and does not require much time. This food has many fans particularly during the holy month of Ramadan and it is useful for curing Constipation.

Zireh polo (rice): It is one of the original and traditional Kerman food that has a great flavor and taste. The main ingredients are rice, Zireh, oil and salt. It is very simple to prepare. People usually serve it with chicken or meat.


Doogh, Distills ( Kerman has many kinds of aromatic distills), Black tea and Fruit juice.


Kachi-e Kermani such as Ab Roghanou: Kachi is an Iranian traditional dessert. People in several hundred years ago provided a mixture that brought them health and strength in their body. The properties of this food are the general strengthening of the body, the treatment of anemia, the strengthening of sexual powers, useful for postpartum and post-recovery.

In fact, Kachi is one of the traditional Iranian desserts that people cook it in different cities in different ways, and Kermani Kachi is a nursing dessert in Kerman province, which has countless properties.

Ingredients are wheat flour or rice flour, animal oil, saffron, zireh (cumin and caraway), sugar, rock candy, rose water, water, Walnut, almond, Pistachio and hazelnut.

Ingredients are wheat flour or rice flour, animal oil, saffron, zireh (cumin and caraway), sugar, rock candy, rose water, water, Walnut, almond, Pistachio and hazelnut.

Kolompeh: Iranian use this traditional pastry widely in some areas of the province like Bam. The main difference is the ingredients in it. The mixture of dates and walnuts is the middle layer of this muffin, which is flavored with honey, rose water or cinnamon. They use pistachio or sesame powder in the decoration of a calf, and have a special type of saffron and animal oil. Different types of Kolompeh are Walnut, Saffron and Sugar.

Komach sahn: This sweet is nourishing and energetic. Ingredients are wheat flour, walnut, date, Indian Jasmine, Ginger, Chamomile and Cinnamon.

Kerman Qovato: You can provide this desert by mixing several sow plants and herbs powder and sugar. Main ingredients are poppy, pistachio, coconut and peas.

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