AliSadr Cave

Ali Sadr Cave

The Ali Sadr Cave (Persian: غار علی صدر) originally called Ali Saadr or Ali Saard (meaning cold) is the world’s largest water cave which attracts millions of visitors every year. It is located in Ali Sadr Kabudarahang County about 100 kilometers north of Hamedan, western Iran (more accurately at 48°18’E 35°18’N). Since the cave is…

Kandovan

Kandovan

Kandovan (Persian: كندوان‎, also Romanized as Kandovān and Kandavān; also known as Kanvān) is a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. This village is a wonderful example of manmade cliff dwelling which is still inhabited. The troglodyte homes, excavated inside volcanic rocks and tuffs similar…

Rudkhan Castle

Rudkhan Castle

Rudkhan Castle (Persian: قلعه رودخان‎; also Rood-khan 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…

Babak Fort

Babak Castle

Bābak Fort or Babak Castle (Persian: دژ بابک or قلعه بابک‎ Azerbaijani: Bəzz qalası ), 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.…

Namak Abrud

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud (Persian: شهرك نمك ابرود‎, also Romanized as Shahrak-e Namak Ābrūd; also known as Namak Abrood, Namak Ābrūd, Namak Ābrūd Sar, and Namakrūd Sar) is a village in Kelarestaq-e Gharbi Rural District, in the Central District of Chalus County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 354, in 71 families.…

Kelardasht

Kelardasht

Kelardasht (Persian: كلاردشت‎, also Romanized as Kalārdasht is a city in and the capital of Kelardasht District, in Chalus County, Mazandaran Province,Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 11,921, in 3,361 families. The city is composed of 5 districts (Hasankif, Lahoo, Kordichal, Valbal and Mejel). Hasankif has been the business district for many years and…

iran map

Map of Top Place to Visit in Iran

Iran, the second largest country in the Middle East, has 5,000 years of fascinating history, and is home to one of the world’s oldest continuous major civilizations. Known as Persia until 1935, Iran was unified as a nation in 625 BC by the Medes, and was first ruled by the Achaemenid Empire; succeeded by the…

siosepol

Siosepol or Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge

Siosepol or Siose Bridge (Persian: سی و سه پل‎, which means 33 Bridge or the Bridge of 33 Arches), also called the Allah-Verdi Khan who was the general responsible for its construction, is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran. It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid…

eram garden shiraz iran

Eram Garden

Eram Garden (Persian: باغ ارم‎ Bāgh-e Eram) is a historic Persian garden in Shiraz, Iran. Eram is the Persianized version of the Arabic word “Iram” meaning heaven in the Qur’an. Eram Garden therefore is so called for its aesthetic attractions resembling “heaven.” The garden, and the Qavam House within it, are located on the northern…

Azadi Tower

Azadi Tower

The Azadi Tower (Persian: برج آزادی‎, Borj-e Āzādi; translated: Freedom Tower), previously known as the Shahyād Āryāmehr (Persian: شهیاد آریامهر‎; English: King Memorial Tower), is the symbol of Tehran, the capital of Iran, and marks the west entrance to the city. The architect, Hossein Amanat, won a competition to design the monument, which combines elements…