Hostel in Hamedan, Iran

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Get to know Hamedan (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Hamedan. To help you make friends with Hamedan before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Hamedan, Iran, is a city in the west of Iran on an upcoming trail among tourists. Hamedan is one of the oldest cities in Iran and even in the world.

Hamedan -- also frequently spelled as Hamadan -- is five hours by bus from Tehran, Iran, or three-and-a-half hours from Qazvin. Over the last decade, Iran has grown quickly in popularity as destination for more adventurous travelers. Cities on the Tehran-Isfahan-Yazd-Shiraz route especially see a fair amount of tourists today. The west of Iran, however, does not see nearly as many tourists yet, but in this region the numbers of tourists are rising. As a tourist in Iran you will receive a warm welcome from the curious locals, who did not see many locals until a few years ago. Because there are far fewer tourists in the west of Iran and thus also in Hamedan, you will be welcomed with an even more incredible hospitality and continuously receive invitations for tea.

Hamedan, Iran, is an ancient city and one of the main attractions -- a couple of kilometres out of town -- are the Ganjnameh. Hamedan, at an altitude of approximately one thousand seven hundred meters above sea level -- is also good base for hikes into the mountain. Possibly the highlight of your stay in Hamedan is a day trip to the Ali Sadr Cave, seventy kilometer from Hamedan. It is the largest water cave in the world and is best explored by pedal boat. Tours can be booked from Hamedan -- ask at your Hamedan, Iran hostel for information.

There aren't many options for a hostel in Hamedan, Iran, but what exists offers a homey vibe with a traditional Iranian-style design. Your Hamedan, Iran hostel is also the only accommodation in Hamedan, Iran, with dorms and also offers private rooms for a slightly higher price than a bed in a dorm.

Written by local enthusiast for Hamedan hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Hamedan hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about Hamedan Hostels

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Your Packing List for Hamedan

Your Packing List for Hamedan

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Hamedan Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Hamedan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Qazvin (212 Km / 132 mi.)

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