Hills south west of Sanandaj near the village of Kilaneh
Sanandaj, also called "Senna" is a city in the Kurdistan Province of Iran. Sanandaj occupies a fertile valley in the Zagros Mountains. The city is a major manufacturing and retail trade center with many diverse products, including carpets, cotton textiles, leather, metal ware, cutlery, pottery, wood furniture and wood crafts, milled rice, refined sugar, and processed foods. Its old bazaar is noted as a place to buy Kurdish handicrafts.
Sanandaj is home to the ruins of an 11th- and 12th- century fortress, the Dar al-Ehsan Mosque, and the Sanandaj Museum. The museum is housed in a 19th-century royal palace whose Arusi Room, or Wedding Room, is considered a masterpiece of handcrafted woodwork. Kurdistan University, founded after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran, is also in the city.
The area around Sanandaj is known for its many mountain caves, hot springs, and freshwater lakes, many of which cater to tourists. The nature around Sanandaj is very beautiful.
There are more than 50 buses from/to Tehran, Kermanshah, Tabriz , Hamedan and other Iranian cities daily.
Also there are buses to Istanbul,Wan and Antalia (Turkey) and to Suleymaniye and Erbil (Kurdistan).
Go to Abidar mountain in the Western corner of Sanandaj. This mountain is the place where the residents of Sanandaj go on hicking and has many beautiful parks like "Amirieh" Jungle Park.
Go to the Bazaars, like 6th Bahman, Chapoor, Eqbal square.
Go out of the city. Kurdistan province is one of the most mountainous regions in Iran. It is a popular tourist destination, featuring mountaineering, skiing and water sports. The nature outside the city contains beautiful hills, mountains and lakes.edit Village of Kilaneh is one of the most beautiful place southwest of Sanandaj to visit.
Shadi Hotel, Pasdaran Street extension. This is the best accommodation for hundreds of kilometers around. For a mid-range price, you get all facilities of a four-star hotel. The owner speaks English fluently, a restuarant.edit