Bistun complex is a landscape with its buildings, which is located 30 km far from Kermanshah by the east, and it is one of the most valuable monuments in the world. This complex and its natural attractions were registered in the UNESO historical sites in 2006.
Kermanshah province is known as the east-west communication highway and is 200 km far from the Iran-Iraqi border. According to the latest census of Kermanshah province, it has a population of 946,651 people. Kermanshah has a long list of local dishes. At the top of this list is kebab ribs, which are cooked with mutton ribs, onion, garlic, black pepper, sumac, tomato paste, lemon, parsley. Sliced stew is also one of the local dishes of this province, which is definitely seen at the host's table at important and official parties. This stew in Kermanshah is prepared with mutton, sliced almonds, black barberry and saffron. Abbas Ali's soup should not be forgotten either. A complete and nutritious meal prepared with boiled water of meat and beef thigh meat.
Kermanshah province with an area of 25,000 square kilometers occupies 1.5% of the total area of the country and has 14 cities with the names of Islamabad Gharb, Sarpol Zahab, Songhar, Harsin, Kangavar, Javanrood, Sahneh, Paveh, Gilangharb, Ravansar, Dalahou , Ghasre Shirirn and Salals baba jani. Due to the fact that Kermanshah province is located in the western part of Iran, it has a part of Zagros mountain range in it. Zagros mountains in this region include Biston mountain, Atashgah mountain, Parva mountain, Farokhshad mountain, Se Kal mountain, Kharaman mountain, Dalakhani mountain, Dalahu mountain, Sefid kuh, Shavdalan, Baluch mountain, Shahu mountain, Makvan mountain and Miuleh mountain. Kermanshah province is known as the east-west communication highway and is 200 km far from the Iran-Iraqi border. According to the latest census of Kermanshah province, it has a population of 946,651 people.
In Kermanshah province, the Kurds of the southern regions near the Iraqi border use special words and expressions for clothing. Therefore, women's clothing is not only known as Keras, but also as "Karvas", "shev" and "shoy". The dress that a Kurdish woman wears in Kermanshah varies in different regions according to the geographical location in terms of sewing and dosage. This dress includes a headband, a long shirt with undergarments, a vest or waistcoat, shoes and trousers that have a full hijab, and here is a complete description of each one for a better understanding. Women's clothing in this area consists of 9 parts, which are: headbands - underwear - shirts - vests - bodysuits - robes – long garment - pants and shoes, which are introduced below. Clothes are long and colorful, in addition to their beauty and various colors, are worn up to the bottom of the legs, and for comfort, pants are provided for underwear. Kurdish men's clothing in the regions of Kurdistan, Kermanshah and West Azerbaijan consists of 10 pieces, which are: sweatshirt, hat, headband, shirt, coat, postak, pants, socks, shoes, waist scarf.
One of the customs of Kermanshah province is the celebration of Nowruz, which is very important for the people of this province. Khane tekani (cleaning the house before Nowruz), lighting a fire, setting the Haftsin tablecloth and baking local sweets with the aroma and flavor of Kermanshah oil to be placed on the Haftsin tablecloth are among the customs of the people of Kermanshah to welcome spring. Going to a new bride's house with the title "New Eid" is another custom of the people of Kermanshah. On the first day of spring, the groom's family prepares gifts for their newlyweds, who are engaged, and goes to the bride's parents' house to celebrate Eid.
It can be said that the most famous souvenir of Kermanshah is its sweets. Nan berenji (rice bread) which is prepared in two types of plain and saffron, coke, date bread and Kermanshah animal oil, along with kilim and jajim, complete the souvenir of this region. Kermanshah handicrafts include kilim weaving, quilt weaving, jajim weaving and traditional instrument making. Seven-color tiles, mosaics, volume making and stone cutting are all handicrafts of Islamabad West. The city of Dalhousie is also known for its knife-making, metalworking, and traditional instruments such as the tanbur and the setar (musical instruments). In Paveh, textile weaving, textile and basket weaving are also flourishing.
This province has many natural and historical attractions. Piran vise Castle, Baba Yadegar Tomb, Bistoon Inscription, Taq Bostan, Chahar Qapo Four Rooms, Yazdgerd Castle, Sassanid Palace, Qasr-e shirin Palace, Ishaqvand Tomb, Sorkh Deh Tomb, Hercules Statue, Emad Al-Dowleh Mosque, Anahita Shrine, Gudeh Inscription, Dakan Davood, Abbasi caravanserai, Sarab Sahneh, Madhya crypt, Chalabad, Hojir, ancient city of Kambaden, Kuh-e-Nova, Abu Jajah tomb, Naqsh Atobani Ney, Bezrud castle, Kikavous rock tomb, Qahla Hojir, Marwan castle, Paul Marj bridge Miyan Rahan, Noji Varan Bridge, Ho Chi Ho Chi Palace, Khosravi Mansion, Shapur Palace, Sefeh Madi, Biston Castle, Khosrow Bridge, Naghsh-e-Volgash, Naghsh Miter Yadat Ashkani, Faratash, Sang-e Sangi, Parti Temple are some of importanr places in this province.
Chamchal Ancient City, Hassan Khan Bath, Qala Sari Aslan, Cheshmeh Hendiabad, Chahar Ghapi Fire Temple, Chia Jani Hill, Varkini Shelter, Mill Hill, Ganj Darreh Hill, Yuan Shelter, Armenian Church, Feyzabad Caravanserai, Khajeh Baroukh House, Rijab, Ratil Cave, Tavleh Cave, Tayleh Cave, Kavat, Ghori Qaleh Cave, Varvasi Cave, Niloufar Mirage, Piran Waterfall and Mirage, Ravansar Mirage, Cheshmeh Sarab Cave, Heshilan Wetland, and Asangaran Cave are among the historical and natural attractions in Kermanshah.