The City of Baneh-Bane- Shahr e Baneh

The City of Baneh-Bane- Shahr e Baneh

Postby Parvaneh » Sat Mar 07, 2015 2:29 pm

Introduction:The City of Baneh-Bane- Shahr e Baneh(Persian:شهربانه)

This city is to the northwest of the province adjacent to Iraq, 262 kilometers away from Sanandaj. The word 'Baneh' is originated from the Kurdish word 'Ban' which means 'height'. This city is one of the beautiful cities of the province which owes its beauty to the existence of Mount Arbaba and its surrounding forests. Due to the existence of various passages and new shopping centers which sell imported goods, this city is turned into an area which is highly favored by travelers. Most of the travelers visit this city in order to buy foreign items and see the mountainous sights of the countryside. People of this city are very hospitable and well-known for this trait.
The Most Important Attractions of Baneh:

Dukanan and Pir Morad Parks on the mountainside of Arbaba.
The shopping center of the town
Baneh Dam: You can see this beautiful dam after passing through Gardaneh-Khan tunnel.
Shoy Cave: This cave is 12 kilometers away from Baneh near a village which is called Shoy. This cave isn't prepared for public visit yet, so in order to visit this cave one needs to be completely equipped.
Surin Resort: This resort is to the southeast of Baneh, 10 kilometers away from it. It owes its beauty to the natural forests and beautiful landscapes which cover the area. This beauty increases in spring and summer when the area is covered in green.


Location:Baneh City Kordestan province

Walking path length: No need to walking

Days of trip: 2-3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 7-8 hr driving from Tehran to Baneh City)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: April to September

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: Guide or GPS track...

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: You can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes


Hotel: Yes

Village: Located in The city of Baneh

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes


How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi or wast terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Baneh City.(Distance from Tehran to Baneh City is 680 Km)

Nearest airport: Sanandaj airport

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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