Kerman National Library
The Safavid-era Yakhchal Moayedi is a well-preserved, conical adobe structure that was used to store ice. The ice store was, and in some...
Sanati Museum Of Contemporary Art
Occupying a former orphanage, this art museum is a pleasant surprise in a town that can otherwise feel a long way from modern cultural...
Hidden behind high walls just off the main Beheshti strip, the mansion in this peaceful garden was once the Kerman governor’s residence...
Restaurant Ganjali Khan
This underground place near the bazaar entrance is not as charming as the Hamam-e Vakil Chaykhaneh, but delicious, inexpensive food...
Shahid Qarani St · interesting places nearby
Kerman National Library information
The Kerman National Library modestly bills itself as the ‘greatest informatic research centre in the country’, but for non-Farsi speakers it’s the architecture – a forest of columns supporting vaulted ceilings – that is the real attraction. Built in 1929, the style is a harmonious variation on late-Qajar-era design that was purpose built as...a textile factory.