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.
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.
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.
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.
There are no international airline flights available close to the province of Luristan. Travellers need to take a flight to one of the International Airports and then take a local flight to Luristan.
The best option is:
1) Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)