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Asia > Middle East > Iran > Central Iran > Kerman (province) > Shahdad


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Shahdad is a city in the east of Kerman (province). In a close margine of the [lut desert].

A garden in Shahdad

Get in[edit]

By bus or by taxi from Kerman

Get around[edit]

Everything is in walking distance.


There are many castles and caravanserais at Shahdad and around. Examples are the Shafee Abaad castle and The Godeez castle. North of town the Aratta civilization village and dwarf humans are said to have existed since 6,000 BC. Sharain of emam Zadeh Zeyd, south of town, is the most respected religious site of Shahdad.

  • Gandom Beryan, a large plateau covered in dark lava. It is possibly the hottest land on earth. It is usually visited at dawn, at winter or spring.






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Go next[edit]

By bus or savari to Kerman

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