The capital of Kermanshah Province is located 525 kilometers (326 miles) from Tehran in the western part of Iran. According to the 2011 census, its population is 851,405. People mostly speak Southern Kurdish.
Kermanshah has a moderate and mountainous climate.Kermanshah is the largest Kurdish-speaking city in Iran
Kermanshah has many restaurants, cafes, and even a few fast food places. There are several interesting foods and drinks to try when visiting Kermanshah. The dande kebab is the regional version of the Middle Eastern favorite and the roghan Kermanshahi cheese is also worth trying. A special drink made of naturally-carbonated yogurt and mint, called doogh, is popular with tourists and locals alike.
Zagros Paleolithic Museum - This interesting museum about dinosaurs and other pre-historic creatures offers an exciting display of interactive media, fossils, and informational signage.
Taq-e Bostan - Only about an hour's drive away on the north side of Kermanshah, visitors can see these interesting ancient sculptural reliefs in the village of the same name. It is along the road to Tehran.
Bazaars - There are several open-air market bazaars featuring the handmade goods of local craftsmen and artisans.
Takieh Biglar Begi - This calligraphy museum has several standard displays, but also some interesting architectural accents including a mirror-tiled dome room.
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The Kermanshah airport offers some international travel, but mostly domestic Iranian destinations. Buses also travel between Kermanshah and many Iranian cities. Once in Kermanshah, travelers may use taxis, city buses, or travel on foot depending on the destination. A monorail system is currently under construction.