The city is located on the slopes of Koh-e Sefid mountain. It has a moderate and mountainous climate. Kemanshah is the land of history and culture. Kurdish culture is a legacy from ancient people. Kurds (People from Kermanshah)have their own national attire and their traditional music and songs are epic and heroic. To enjoy their beautiful culture try Kurdish traditional dance and listen to their traditional music during your stay in Kermanshah!
This city is one of the ancient cities of Iran and mainly developed in the 4th century. Historical monuments from Achamaneids and Sassanids in this area indicate the importance and prosperity of the region.Also, caravansary and bridges from Safavid period present its strategic role in trading. Kermanshah was hugely damaged due to Ottoman and Arab invasion.
Evidence of early Neolithic occupation was found by Canadian archeologists.