Capital of the county of Tuyserkan, located about 100 km south of Hamadan, in western Iran. However, he used to be called Rud Avar. This city was ruined by the Mongol invasion and its inhabitants fled to the village of Tuy, later called Tuyserkán because of its proximity to Serkan: a city northwest of Tuyserkan.

The ancient hills of Baba Kamal, Rudlar, Shahrestaneh, the remains of a Sassanid city in Velashjerd, the dome of Saljuk named after the prophet Habakkuk, the Safavid building of the school of Sheikh Ali Khani and the covered bazaar from the Qajar period are historical points of Tuyserkan, known for its walnut trees in Iran. Its climate is mild and pleasant in summer and cold in winter, the city is surrounded by mountain ranges with fantastic landscapes.

Tomb of Mir Razieddin Artimani

Located on a hill in the village of Artiman. The facade of the structure, with a square plan, is made of brick and has three high arches. The mausoleum has four vaulted entrances, made of beautiful tiles on each side.

Mausoleum of Habacuc-e-Nabi

The tomb is located near the city of Tuyserkán belonging to the 13th century AD. Habakkuk was one of the prophets of the Bible, the guardian of Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem. The structure of the mausoleum looks like a tower and is built with bricks, the exterior of the dome is conical in shape, but the interior is spherical. On its façade, this octagonal structure has shallow arches with tiles on top. Between these arches there are panels.

Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh Mosque

Located in the central square of the city and known as “Madrese-e Abas”, that is, the Abbas School. The school has an octagonal courtyard, with 36 rooms, which are the accommodation of the clergy under guardianship. The complex’s mosque is located in the eastern part of the courtyard. Some claim that this mosque dates back to Safavid times. Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh was Shah Tahmasb Safavid’s minister.

Qelqel River

It rises south of the Alvan Mountains. After irrigating the Tuyserkan farmland, it joins the Gamasiyab River. The course of the water, the wonderful background of the city and the profile of the mountains that surround it offer a spectacular view of the towns and the roads.

Gazand Sarabi

This valley is located in Tuyserkán and surrounds 500 hectares of walnut orchards. The water needed for cultivation is provided from the surrounding springs and the Gazand River.

Oshtoran village

It has a temperate climate. In addition, there is the precious relic and the historic castle of Oshtoran. The castle was built with sun-dried mud bricks. In the past, due to its strategic position, it played an important military role.

Artiman village

It is a pleasant village with a rustic style of the region in a beautiful natural environment. In this village is the tomb of the famous poet Mir Razieddin Artimani from the Safavid period. The architect of this tomb is the famous Seyhun of the Pahlavi kingdom, who built a truly unique structure.


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