Arak is the province capital of "Markazi" province which you can visit in your Iran trip. The history of the city's establishment goes back to Qajar era (more than 2 centuries ago) and it's considered as a young city in comparison to the many of the other Iranian cities. Arak is located in south part of Tehran and next to Zargros mountain range. Since the largest Aluminum factory of the country is located in this city, it is regarded very important. The best type of pomegranate in Iran is harvested in Saveh (165 kilometers away from Arak). Some of the attractions of the city you can visit in your Iran tour are listed as follows:
Chahar Fasl Bathhous (Four Seasons Bathhous)
Museum of Zoology
Haftad Gholle Protected Area
Bazaar of Arak
Chahar Fasl bathhouse dates back to Qajar era. It is one of the most complete bathhouses and the only bath in Iran which has a separate part for followers of minority religions. The tiling and construction of the building is one of the most beautiful examples of contemporary architecture.
Pomegranate harvest in Saveh