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Badab_e Surt of Mazandaran

 

Badab Soort is a natural site in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, 95 kilometres (59 mi) south of the city of Sari, and 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of Orost village. It comprises a range of stepped travertine terrace formations that has been created over thousands of years as flowing water from two mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountainside.

Babak Fort of East Azarbaijan

 

Pāpak Fort or Babak Castle, also known as the Immortal Castle or Republic Castle, is a large citadel and National Symbol of Iranians on the top of a mountain in the Arasbaran forests, which is located 6 km southwest of Kalibar City in northwestern Iran. It has been identified as the stronghold of Pāpak Khorramdin, the leader of the Khurramites in Azarbaijan who fought the Islamic caliphate of Abbassids. Iranian Azarbaijanis gather at Babak Castle during the first weekend in July for the annual commemoration of Babak Khorramdin.

Katalehkhor Cave of Zanjan

 

Katale khor is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated at 120 km south of Zanjan city and 410 km away from Tehran. The name, Katale khor, means "mount of Sun". Geological studies in 1984 showed[who?] that the cave formation dates back to the Jurassic period. It is believed that the cave joins to Ali Sadr Cave in Hamadan province.The road from Zanjan to Khatalekhor cave passes Soltaniyeh, the biggest brick dome of the world.This cave was discovered about 90 years ago but it was registered by Ahmad Jamali.

Kandovan Village of East Azarbaijan

 

Kandovan is a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. This village exemplifies manmade cliff dwellings which are still inhabited. The troglodyte homes, excavated inside volcanic rocks and tuffs similar to dwellings in the Turkish region of Cappadocia, are locally called "Karaan". Karaans were cut into the Lahars (volcanic mudflow or debris flow) of Mount Sahand. The cone form of the houses is the result of lahar flow consisting of porous round and angular pumice together with other volcanic particles that were positioned in a grey acidic matrix. After the eruption of Sahand these materials were naturally moved and formed the rocks of Kandovan. Around the village the thickness of this formation exceeds 100 m and with time due to water erosion the cone shaped cliffs were formed. At the 2006 census, the village population was 601, in 168 families.

Gahar Lake of Lorestan

 

Gahar is located beside the Oshtorankouh massif in Zagross range in the province of Lorestan.It is 2360m above the sea level,1700m long and 500m wide. Depth of the lake is 28m maximum. The area is one of the few ones in Iran that has been under good protection lately so the enviroment and flora look almost virgin.
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Sareyn of Ardebil


Located 28 km. away from the city of Ardabil, this complex of various thermal springs can be used by reaching the small town of Sar Ein at the foot of the Sabalan Mountains. Sar Ein is easily accessible through Ardabil airport and a good quality paved road. Equipped with modern facilities and newly built hotels, Sar Ein is one of the most visited sites by domestic tourists specially aware of the therapeutic virtues of these springs rich in different minerals. The most important springs of this area are: Qarah Soo Thermal Spring, Sari Soo Thermal Spring, Gavmish Goly Thermal Spring, General Thermal Spring, Bilehdareh Spring, Gol Ali Spring, Asad Spring.

Bisheh Waterfall of Lorestan

 

Bisheh waterfall is located in heart of Zagros mountains in the city of Khorramabad in Lorestan province. Bisheh waterfall is located in 65 Km to Khorramabad and close by Tehran- south railway, Bisheh station.

Ab Sefid Waterfall of Lorestan

 

Abshar-e Ab sefid or ab sefid waterfall is Amazingly beautiful waterfall under the shadows of the Zagros Mountains, coming out of the heart of the cliff.This beautiful waterfall is located in Aligoudarz county of Lorestan province.

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Park is a man made forest park located on the west of Tehran. It is used daily by Tehran and Karaj citizens for cycling, skating, and camping.Recently an artificial lake was made in the northern parts of the Park. Chitgar Park and Lake have access from different highways in north and south of the park. The Chitgar Park is also accessible by metro, meanwhile cars are allowed in for camping.

Rud-khan castle of Gilan

 

Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval castle in Iran.Located 25 km southwest of Foman city north of Iran in Gilan province, it is a military complex which had been constructed during the Seljuk Dynasty by followers of the Ismā'īlī sect. The castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 2.6 hectares (6.4 acres). Its architects have benefited from natural mountainous features in the construction of the fort.The Rudkhan Castle River originates in the surrounding heights and flows from south to north.
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