Ilam and The Glorious Shadad Canyon

Travelling to a very old land with 10000 years of history of civilizations settlements can be so instructive and cheerful. In Sumerian language “Alamto” means a high territory where the sun rises. Ilam is one of the oldest regions of Iran discovered by humans. Based on archeological researches, the recent Ilam province was a very important center of the Elamite empire. Basically, Ilam has two different geographical regions. In the north of the province, there are towering mountains and many forests but in the south, we can mostly see deserts with a hot climate. So, it’s generally formed by a set of natural and historical attractions.

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