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Top 10 tourist caves in Iran Part1

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Iran is a country full of diversity and home to numerous amazing tourist attractions, similar to which, one can hardly find any other places.
One of the tourist attractions in Iran is its amazing caves. Thanks to the numerous caves in Iran, it is the paradise for caving lovers, and, every year, a large number of nature and adventure lovers travel to Iran to explore deep into the earth at the beautiful caves in this country.
In addition to places like Mount Paraw (Parau), which is full of technical deep caves, Iran has some caves that are good destinations for tourists interested in nature.

Top 10 tourist caves in Iran Part2

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Stalactite/ Stalagmite
There are numerous cylindrical sediments or cone-shaped rock formations known as stalactite and stalagmite in many caves. These sediments are of two types: some of them hang from the ceiling of the cave, named Stalactite, while the others rise from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of material deposited on the floor from ceiling drippings, known as Stalagmite. Sometimes stalactite and stalagmites come together and form an integrated column. Limestone rock is mostly composed of calcium carbonate. When rain penetrates through limestone, it dissolves some of the calcium carbonate. So, the water dripping from the cave ceiling contain a large a Mount of calcium carbonate.

Mount Sabalan, the Third Peak of Persia

Sabalan

Mount Sabalan
Sabalan or “Savalan” (in Turkish language) is the most important symbol of the Azerbaijan region in Iran. Sabalan has three peaks called Sultan, Heram and Kasra. Sultan Peak is higher than the other two peaks and is the destination of many tourists interested in Trekking and mountaineering. Geographical Location
Sabalan is the third most elevated peak in Iran which is located in the northwest of the country, in Ardabil province. Sabalan is one of the volcanic peaks in Iran which has always attracted tourists due to the natural hot springs on the slopes, the beautiful summer nature and the Alvares ski resort.

Everything about Nakhjir cave

Nakhjir cave

This cave located in 11 kilo miters Northeast of Delijan and it’s in the way of Naragh one of city of Markazi state and on the slop of Takht mountain with 1716 meters hight, also this cave is near Kerugan, Veshtegan and Harazijan villages. This cave is one of the Calcareous caves and has several floors and it consider a class caves. The unique features of this cave is livelihood of the cave which it can repair cracks automatically. There are a large number of crystals discovered in the preliminary depth of the cave that’s been explored. The crystal prisms and sponges and coral gardens in the cave are the breathtaking beauties of the cave that catches every visitor’s eyes.

Brief description of Sahand Mount

Sahand mountain

Sahand is the name of a mountain range and a peak in the province of East Azerbaijan in Iran. Sahand is one of the dormant volcanic mountains in Iran. This volcanic mountain is full of beautiful and stunning lush meadows and is known as the bride of the mountains in Iran for its mesmerizing beauty. Sahand rangelands are one of the most beautiful rangelands in Iran and is a summer place for the nomadic peasants of Azerbaijan.
Sahand mountain Range has 17 peaks over 3000 meters above sea level. The most famous peaks of this mountain range are: Kamal, Jaam, Sahand, Sultan, Damirli, Aghdagh, Motal Daghi, Shir Daghi, Haram Daghi, Giro Dagh, Atashan, Darvish peaks.

Description of Mount Alam-Kuh

Alam kuh

Mt. Alam-Kuh is located in an extremely cold and snowy region, known as the largest mountainous region of Iran. The area lies between Taleghan Valley and Shahsavar and Abbas Abad forests. Most of the peaks in this area are over 4,000 meters high. Due to these features, the region is known as the Iranian Alps. Alam-Kuh is adjacent to Kelardasht city and Rudbarak village in Mazandaran province and Taleghan city and Parachan village in Alborz province. There are numerous glaciers in this area, including Sarchal, Alam-Chal, Takht-e Soleyman, Marjikesh, Khersan, Haft-Khan, Chaloon, Shane-kuh, and Split glaciers. Most of these glaciers are located at an elevation of more than 4000 meters high, in the middle of the granite peaks.

Climbing in Damavand mountain

Damavand

Iran (Ancient Iran) is bordered by the Caspian Sea, Kharazm desert and Kura River to the north, by the Amu Darya basin, western mountains of Indus valley and the slopes of western mountains of Pamir to the east, by the western slopes of the Zagros mountains and the Arvand Rud (river) basin to the west and by the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea to the south. The two main mountain ranges of Iran are Zagros and Alborz. Zagros mountains extend from northwest to Khuzestan Plain, and Alborz mountains extend from west to east along the Caspian Sea (Mazandaran). The Iranviva team aims to attract your attention to Alborz mountains, specifically the highest peak of the range, Mount Damavand. But before that it is better to review the history and background of Alborz mountains and Mount Damavand.

A visit to one of the Zoroastrian places in Yazd

Yazd

The city of Yazd, the Bride of Iran deserts, Darolmomenin (House of Faithful People)…
People from this desert city are famous in Iran for their good deeds, honesty, civility, and dignity. The city of Yazd is located on a plain, in the central plateau of Iran. This city, which is located between the mountains of Shirkooh and Kharaneq, is bordered by the cities of Meybod and Ardakan to the north, the cities of Taft and Abarkuh to the south, the city of Isfahan to the west, and the cities of Ardakan and Bafq to the east. The city of Yazd has been the center of attention for a lot of tourists across the world for many reasons, including the historical textures, the spectacular desert, its delectable sweets, its authentic architecture, adobe structures, Zoroastrian sacred places, etc.
In this article, we will make a brief excursion to one of the Zoroastrian places in this historical city. Follow us if you are interested in exploring this city.

Mountain climbing in Shemiranat

Shemiranat

Shemiranat is a region located at the north and eastern north of Tehran and is accounted as one of regions in Tehran with the most pleasant weathers; for this purpose, it was a place of country side for kings of Iran since longer ago. Considering its not extended area, due to its geographical situation, we can see huge size of tourism attractions in this area. We strictly recommend to the tourists interested in Mount climbing to travel to Iran for experience of memorable climbing besides travelling to K-2 Mounts in Pakistan, Ararat Mounts in Turkey, Everest in Nepal and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Thus, this paper will introduce the summits of this area followed by introducing other tourism attractions of this area in further papers.

Top 20 museums of Sa’dabad complex in Tehran, Part 1

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About two hundred years ago, the name of Sa’dabad was not known by the Iranians and the people who traveled to Tehran, but this name is now very popular and this global reputation is due to what has happened in this region in the last two centuries. The name of this region became popular for the first time when Nasereddin Shah chose to build his royal palace in this village. Sa’dabad is located in north of Tehran, on the slopes of the Alborz mountains and in the foothills of Tochal. Now it’s time to introduce each of these beautiful palaces in the complex so you will have more detailed information about traveling to Tehran and visiting the historic sites of this city.