Like many other regions of Iran, the architecture in Ilam includes traditional and contemporary periods. Although easy access to fossil fuels and electricity may have aided the transition in Iranian architecture in other regions of Iran from its traditional to modern styles, in Ilam the increasing population has also played a role.
Governor Castle, Falahaty Mansion, and The Mirgholam Castle are examples of some surviving traditional buildings in Ilam. The courtyard dwelling is the main type of the buildings of this period. This type of building was accepted as the main building type over all Iran for both climatic and cultural reasons. Brick is the main constructional material in these buildings. The passive thermal techniques indicated for the Iranian traditional buildings are commonly used in these buildings.
Common traditional food is like Persian food.
Typical Persian main dishes are combinations of rice with meat, such as lamb, chicken, or fish, and vegetables such as onions, various herbs, and nuts.
The forest promenades of the province are Melle Panjaw, Haji Bakhtiar, and Abza, Manjel, Tang Arqavan, Kelambadreh and Tajrian around Ilam. Kenar Semehran and Konjan Cham in Mehran.
Beautiful landscapes of Tang Qir in Shirvan Va Chardavol. Natural landscapes of Kabir Kooh and the banks of the Seimareh River in Dareh Shahr.
Natural landscapes of Anaran Kooh and Sohrab in Abdanan.
Khoran in Aivan, and the historical plane tree in the Takhtan
All the national and religious ceremonies are celebrated to the full
There are 32 stirring goods transport company in the province, holding over 2500 trucks with the average lifetime of 9.5 years. Overhauling goods vehicle fleet has been operated from early 2003 and up to now, over 500 modern trucks have been allotted to the public applicants; The renewal process planned to be continued.
Public passenger transport consists of three major parts of bus, minibus and rental taxies that are formed of private sector investment with over 98 percent share, all supervised by provincial RMTO. There are 52 stirring passenger transport companies and agencies in the province which represent below number of vehicle fleet.
(http://ilam.rmto.ir/English/SitePages/Road and Transportation.aspx)