The Bistoun Inscription is one of the most historical landmarks in Harsin. The inscription was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2006 and is visited by many domestic and foreign tourists each year. The Bistoun Inscription counts as one of the most important documents of world history. Other historical monuments of Harsin are the Stone Pond, the Stone Arc, the Stone Staircase, the Throne of Shirin and the Sassanid Wall. An Iranian archaeologist says Harsin has been a human habitat for 6,500 years.
There are a wide range of foods in Harsin that are all delicious including sliced almond stew, curd and eggplant soup, meatballs, dandeh (rib) kebab and doogh soup. The key characteristic of Harsin’s foods is that they are healthy and do not contain too much fat and salt.
Some of the most amazing oak forests are located 30 kilometers from Harsin. The Seymareh River originates here and enters Lorestan Province after passing through northern Ilam Province.