Boo Ali Circle (north-west view)
 Located in the central part of city of Hamedan.
In 1928, a German city planner designed the central part of the city, which consists of a large central roundabout with six avenues running into it.  Hamedan is at the foothill of Alvand mountain.
Hamedan is built in the same location as once ancient Ecbatana stood.  Ecbatana was the Medes' capital before they formed  a union with Persians. The first signs of civilization in Hamedan region dates as far back as 3000 B.C.