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Luristan Travel Attractions

Luristan is an ancient city alongside the Zagros plateau embracing geographical diversity. Lurs are one of the first tribes, who moved to the area and shaped Persian originality.

Luristan, Nomadic Cultures since Luristan Bronze Age

Lurs are famous for the historical costumes and traditions alive in people’s lifestyles. Luristan is the motherland of Persian textiles and nomads, where you find locals moving from place to place seasonally. They move to well-defined territories to feed their animals and nourish themselves in a livable area.
Luristan’s significance displays itself when it covers all four wings of the Iran National Museum. The wings cover from the Paleolithic and Ancient eras to Islamic times also seals and coins. Luristan Bronze in archaeological excavations dates back to the 2nd and 3rd millennium B.C.

Luristan Castle

Falak al-Aflak Citadel on a hill near Khorramabad in Luristan province has become a city landmark. There were two courtyards and twelve towers inside the castle in the past, only eight of which have survived. Iran heritage organization renovated the castle’s exterior and interior in recent years.

Falak al-Aflak Citadel is an archaeological museum, anthropology, restoration laboratory, and a traditional teahouse. The architecture of the building is unique and well-known by world experts. The construction materials include stone, red and large bricks, clay and mortar, plaster, and lime. The pleasant climate of Khorramabad with torrential rains led to a particular dehumidification system in Falak al-Aflak Citadel.

Luristan Ancient Water Storage

Gerdab-e Sangi, a whirlpool that Sassanids constructed to flow water to Luristan city. The Gerdab-e Sangi used to quench Luristan farms’ thirst with the freshwater from mid-winter to mid-summer. The spring beneath fills the whirlpool to the top.

Luristan Incredible Nature

Explore picturesque views of nature close to the Zagros mountain range on the way to Luristan. Gahr Lake will fascinate travellers by having a great panorama of the natural landscapes of Oshtoran Kuh in the Zagros.

Luri Music

Art, beliefs and thoughts of men in transformation with human emotions, turning into a language that the human soul understands. Luri Music, the ethnic music of the Luristan Region, covers all aspects of human beliefs and thoughts. It includes romance, epic, seasonal, mournfulness, song of work, comedy, and spiritual. Having them all in your ears since you are a child could institutionalize the values and costumes of the culture.