Top things to do in Bijar

Religious in Bijar

Ashura Mud Ritual

Ashura for Shiites is a time of intense mourning and of re-enactment of Imam Hossein's massacre. Self-flagellation and animal blood sacrifices are common, but in Bijar Shiites cover themselves in mud to represent th…
Ruins in Bijar

Qam Cheqay

This magnificent, crumbling stone cliff situated above a hairpin bend of the Shahan River (a tributary of the Qezel Owzan) once housed an ancient fortress dating to Median times. Today, little remains, though the ar…
Iranian in Bijar

Moqadam Restaurant

Better-than-average rice and kabab dishes from the restaurant below the mosaferkhaneh (lodging house) near the bazaar.