Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. You can find the name of this city in many important books like Shahnameh or The Travels of Marco Polo and ancient inscriptions. You can almost say that the roots of all historical periods can be found in this city. Kerman is among the best in arts such as Pateh Douzi, needlework and carpet weaving. Even when Iranian people want to say that someone’s appearance is not aging, they say that it is like a Kerman’s carpet.
Another distinctive feature about this city is that it has built on the desert and is surrounded by it from all sides and yet you can find Garden and agricultural land in it.