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Hegmataneh Hill

Ekbatan Square | City Centre, Hamadan 65156, Iran
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Ancient discovery

Actually, Hegmataneh means place of aggregation, it was the first capital of Aryans, Herodotus... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Mehrdad Y
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It was nice to imagine that the excavations were really those of the Medes' metropolis

I knew the name of Ecbatana at the my middle school's time, when I learned essential notions about... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Brun066
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Florence, Italy
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Ekbatan Square | City Centre, Hamadan 65156, Iran
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Actually, Hegmataneh means place of aggregation, it was the first capital of Aryans, Herodotus named it seven Castle because it had seven colourful walls. The first ancient Aryans kingdom, Median was here. History tells us it was built by Deioces, the first king. Unfortunately, governments...More

2  Thank Mehrdad Y
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

I knew the name of Ecbatana at the my middle school's time, when I learned essential notions about the civilizations of the Near East, including the Medes and the Persians. About the city I had nothing else in mind but the name; however, enough to...More

1  Thank Brun066
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

20 Toman for a field full of stones and a church. Anyone to ask for information. No inscription and information. It was a real disappointment.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

You will like this place if you are a fan of ancient history and art.Hegmataneh was the capital of iran in a period of ancient times. Unfortunately this place didn't excavated much,but the part which is excavated is really amazing,also have a museum full of...More

2  Thank shimmmaaa
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Frankly you shouldnt expect this place like persepolis or acropolis because there is nothing left actually, at the front door mentioned 2 churches but you are allowed to visit one of them. It seems the other one using for official purpose ( im not sure)

2  Thank Reza1976
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

You have to go there for what it is - Hamedan's historic Median and Achaemenid city site. Only a small part has been excavated. A section, measuring perhaps 50m x 50m is uncovered for visitors to see. Thick walls, abobe brick, fireplaces, etc. There is...More

1  Thank SpencerTracy
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Hegmataneh or Ecbatana hill was the first gathering location of Medes which returns more than 3000 years ago . this is the first item which can be read in books ,.... but the at the moment there are a wide covered area with excavated ruined...More

1  Thank MohammadNejad
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hegmataneh Hill is one of the oldest placese in iran The Hegmataneh hill is a historic hill with over 3000 years of history which dates back to the Median period.

Thank Feriigh
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I visited this historical marvel on Friday which is weekend in Iran. So, in addition to me and my wife and my son, there were only few other local tourists. The entrance fee is nothing compared to other sites I have visited outside Iran and...More

1  Thank Alireza_Samimi
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

if you have a great imagination and like looking at foundations then this is the place for you. Still being excavated and lovely mountains surround the site. Hardly anyone visits here but worth a 30 minute visit if you are in Hamadan.

1  Thank rdella
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