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Kalmakareh Cave
in Pol-e Dokhtar City
Kalmakareh Cave is located 20 km. south west of Pol-e-Dokhtar. The said cave is valuable, both as a natural phenomenon and from the cultural aspect. This cave is situated in a historical ... MORE
Kalmakareh Cave is located 20km southwest of Pol Dokhtar in the western province of Lorestan. It is situated in a historical and ancient valley known as Darreh Bagh on the heights of Kouh Mahalleh.
city: Saqez
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route. This relic accounts for being a reputed ... MORE
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route. This relic accounts for being a reputed and important one in the province of Kurdestan. The cave structure is related to the Parthian era and about the 3rd century ...
Chal Nakhjir Cave
in Delijan City
city: Delijan
Chal Nakhjir is a rare geological phenomenon which was recently discovered in 1989 and is located in the township of Delijan. This cave belongs to the Cenozoic period and has been ... MORE
Chal-e-Nakhjir Cave located between Naraagh (city) and Delijan City is a limestone cave approximately 70 million years old. Parts of the cave including its internal lake have been prepared for easy tourist access.
Bazangan Cave
in Sarakhs City
city: Sarakhs
The antiquity of this cave which is located southwest of the Bazangan Village (Sarakhs), dates back to the period before the birth of Christ. Due to its historical value it has been ... MORE
The antiquity of this cave which is located southwest of the Bazangan Village (Sarakhs), dates back to the period before the birth of Christ. Due to its historical value it has been registered as one of the important historical monuments of Iran.
Qobad Cave
in Quchan City
city: Quchan
This limestone cave (Qobad Cave or Ghobaad Cave) consists of two branches and measures about 120 m. in length. One can get to this cave from the villages of Darbadan and Sheikh Kanloo ... MORE
This limestone cave (Qobad Cave or Ghobaad Cave) consists of two branches and measures about 120 m. in length. One can get to this cave from the villages of Darbadan and Sheikh Kanloo of Quchan.
Kohnab (Eshkoft Kohnab) Cave
in Masjed Soleyman City
This cave extends from Tang Anbar-e-Sefid Lali, (in the district of Lali ) in Masjed Soleiman and terminates in the vicinity of Cholvar. This area is an interesting site regarding ... MORE
This cave extends from Tang Anbar-e-Sefid Lali, (in the district of Lali ) in Masjed Soleiman and terminates in the vicinity of Cholvar. This area is an interesting site regarding the archeological studies as well as for sight seeing.
Aqdash Cave
in Saveh City
city: Saveh
Aghdash cave (od Aqdash) is located in the mountains to the north of the Aqdash Village, in the Nobaran district of Saveh. In this cave, there are drawings showing human beings hunting ... MORE
Aghdash cave (od Aqdash) is located in the mountains to the north of the Aqdash Village, in the Nobaran district of Saveh. In this cave, there are drawings showing human beings hunting animals. In this respect, this cave bears archaeological importance.
Darband Cave
in City
Darband Cave is one of the largest caves of Semnan province located 3 km. south of Shahmirzad, overlooking the green valley. The entrance of this cave in the mountains is placed at ... MORE
Darband Cave is one of the largest caves of Semnan province located 3 km. south of Shahmirzad, overlooking the green valley. The ancient most relic found in this cave is related to the 5th century AH.
city: Yazd
Caves have been among the most beautiful and natural places attracting many of researchers and experts. The followings are some of the famous caves in Yazd province: Chek Cave, Abar ... MORE
Caves have been among the most beautiful and natural places attracting many of researchers and experts. The followings are some of the famous caves in Yazd province: Chek Cave, Abar Kooh Cave, Ala Cave in Abar Kooh, Mahaneh Cave in Hamaneh Kharanaq, Farashah Islamieh Cave, Baad Ma'soom Cave in Islamieh, ...
Gol-e-Zard Cave
in Damavand City
city: Damavand
This cave is located in the beautiful plains of Lar. Inside the cave there is a picturesque scene of stalactites and stalagmites. It is covered by cacium carbonate and beam light of ... MORE
This cave is located in the beautiful plains of Lar. Inside the cave there is a picturesque scene of stalactites and stalagmites. It is covered by cacium carbonate and beam light of mountaineers exhibits its beauty and charm. Within the cave a few small pools of cold water are seen at irregular intervals.
Rood Afshan Cave
in Damavand City
city: Damavand
This cave is located in Rood Afshan Village of the Damavand township in the central Alborz Mountains. Inside the cave is covered by limestone in the form of stalagtites hanging from ... MORE
This cave is located in Rood Afshan Village of the Damavand township in the central Alborz Mountains. Inside the cave is covered by limestone in the form of stalagtites hanging from the ceiling. The height of the cave is as such that allows easy movement.
Qoori Qal'eh Cave
in Paveh (Oramanat) City
Among the oak forests of Oramanat and Paveh at a distance of 90 km. from Kermanshah, exists the Qoori Qaleh Cave which is considered the largest cave with water in Asia. This cave ... MORE
Among the oak forests of Oramanat and Paveh at a distance of 90 km. from Kermanshah, exists the Qoori Qaleh Cave which is considered the largest cave with water in Asia. This cave begins in the Qoori Qaleh Village and according to people continues till Iraq. In 1989, a group of mountaineer of the mountain ...
Faqerqa Cave
in Mahabad City
city: Mahabad
In the village of Andarqash 18 km. from Mahabad right in the heart of the mountain a relatively large crypt has been formed (related to the first king of Medes). This cave is of unique ... MORE
In the village of Andarqash 18 km. from Mahabad right in the heart of the mountain a relatively large crypt has been formed (related to the first king of Medes). This cave is of unique architectural design and its height till ground level is about 10 m. Within this cave there are three sites that most ...
Tang-e-Chowgan Cave
in Kazeroon City
city: Kazeroon
In the Chowgan Valley there is a rather large cave in which a huge statue of Shapour I has been carved. The length of cave entrance is about 16 m., with a height of less than 8 m. ... MORE
In the Chowgan Valley there is a rather large cave in which a huge statue of Shapour I has been carved. The length of cave entrance is about 16 m., with a height of less than 8 m. The height of statue is 7 m. high and its shoulders are 2 m. wide, and its hands are 3 m. long. It is said that in addition ...
Alisadr Cave
in Kabudrahang (Kabudarahang) City
The said cave is the largest in the world, containing water and offering the use of canoes. This cave is located in the village of Alisadr, district of Kabudrahang, and was inaugurated ... MORE
The said cave is the largest in the world, containing water and offering the use of canoes. This cave is located in the village of Alisadr, district of Kabudrahang, and was inaugurated in the year 1967. In the hills where the Alisadr cave is located, there are two other caves by the names of Soo Bashi ...
In the north of 'Sa'dabad' (district of Burazjan), the 'Shapour River' flows through the rocky, stony and layers of heaped sand. The two sides and within these rocks, there are numerous ... MORE
In the north of 'Sa'dabad' (district of Burazjan), the 'Shapour River' flows through the rocky, stony and layers of heaped sand. The two sides and within these rocks, there are numerous crypts (similar to tiny 'dug out' chambers or rooms). Chehel Khaneh is in keeping with the meaning of 40 rooms or ...
Dash Kasan Caves
in Abhar City
city: Abhar
This aggregate is located 10 km. south east of Soltanieh (Abhar). During this period three caves have been intricately dug out from the breast of the mountain side. Out of the remnants ... MORE
This aggregate is located 10 km. south east of Soltanieh (Abhar). During this period three caves have been intricately dug out from the breast of the mountain side. Out of the remnants of this beautiful sculpture is worth mentioning of two dragons opposite each other and reaching a height of 3 m. Along ...
Boornik and biuk agha cave
in Damavand City
city: Damavand
Various other caves of the province are: Boornik Cave (on the Damavand - Firooz Kooh Road) opposite Harandeh Village and Biuk Aga Cave (on the route to Kanne Road). MORE
Various other caves of the province are: Boornik Cave (on the Damavand - Firooz Kooh Road) opposite Harandeh Village and Biuk Aga Cave (on the route to Kanne Road).
city: Isfahan
The limestone cave of Kalah Rood and the beautiful cave of the Alvijeh Village, Shah Shekar Cave located at a distance of 30 km. on the Shahreza - Semirom road, the Kukuloo Cave, 15 ... MORE
The limestone cave of Kalah Rood and the beautiful cave of the Alvijeh Village, Shah Shekar Cave located at a distance of 30 km. on the Shahreza - Semirom road, the Kukuloo Cave, 15 km. west of Esfahan, the Shah Qandab Cave southeast of Shahreza are worth mentioning in this province.
Aivan (Enfejary) Cave
in Aivan (Eyvan) City
This cave is located in upper the parts of Kaleh Joo Village among west walls of the Bankool Mountain. Its entrance is difficult to pass but it holds several hall, vestibules, corridors, ... MORE
This cave is located in upper the parts of Kaleh Joo Village among west walls of the Bankool Mountain. Its entrance is difficult to pass but it holds several hall, vestibules, corridors, stalactites and stalagmites. The calcareous ceiling of the cave due to humidity and heat causes chemical reactions ...
Shah Zand Cave
in Araak (Arak) City
This cave is 35 km. to the south west of Arak. From ancient times this cave was a sacred and pilgrimage site for the Zoroastrians and annually many Zoroastrians from all over the country ... MORE
This cave is 35 km. to the south west of Arak. From ancient times this cave was a sacred and pilgrimage site for the Zoroastrians and annually many Zoroastrians from all over the country as well as India visit this cave for pilgrimage. On the walls of the cave various Iranian and Zoroastrian names such ...
Anjedan Caves
in Araak (Arak) City
These caves are located 40 km. to the east of Arak around the Anjedan Village, and beside the natural and historical attractions of this village have special charm of their own. Other ... MORE
These caves are located 40 km. to the east of Arak around the Anjedan Village, and beside the natural and historical attractions of this village have special charm of their own. Other caves of this vicinity are the Assily, Miyanlanoon or Kolucheh Bala, Taq Reche, Giveh Kesh and Shoqal Darreh Caves. ...
Sooleh Khoonza Cave
in Araak (Arak) City
This cave is located in the Shams Abad Mountains, 15 km. to the south of Arak. To the right of the rocky wall of the mountain is the first opening of the cave and the second one exists ... MORE
This cave is located in the Shams Abad Mountains, 15 km. to the south of Arak. To the right of the rocky wall of the mountain is the first opening of the cave and the second one exists in the higher altitudes. Sooleh Khoonza means "the hole of a house which has a spring". The cave is 27 m. in length ...
Other caves are: the Sefidkhani Cave 18 km. to the south of Arak which has refreshing water, Azad Khan Cave, to the west of Mahalat, Soorakh-e-Gav Cave to the north west of the Khorheh ... MORE
Other caves are: the Sefidkhani Cave 18 km. to the south of Arak which has refreshing water, Azad Khan Cave, to the west of Mahalat, Soorakh-e-Gav Cave to the north west of the Khorheh Village, Yekkeh Chah Cave in the south east mountains of Mahalat, Qaleh Jooq Cave near the Chehreqan Village of Vafs ...
Shovey Natural Cave
in Baneh City
city: Baneh
The same is at a distance of 12 km. north of Baneh Township. It's length is 267 m. and internally it is alluvium. There is a small lake at the end of the cave. MORE
The same is at a distance of 12 km. north of Baneh Township. It's length is 267 m. and internally it is alluvium. There is a small lake at the end of the cave.
Kamarband and Hotoo Cave
in Behshahr City
city: Behshahr
These caves are located in the village of Tarujen, 5 km. south west of Behshahr. The same were discovered in 1949. Discoveries made here have revealed the life style of primitive man ... MORE
These caves are located in the village of Tarujen, 5 km. south west of Behshahr. The same were discovered in 1949. Discoveries made here have revealed the life style of primitive man in three periods related to the stone ages. Three human skeletons have been discovered in Kamarband cave, dating to approximately ...
Aqbolaq Cave
in Bostan Abad City
This cave is located in the southern sector of the village of Qarah Chaman from where access to this cave can be gained. This cave is a stalagtite type and its opening being about ... MORE
This cave is located in the southern sector of the village of Qarah Chaman from where access to this cave can be gained. This cave is a stalagtite type and its opening being about 2 m.
Dofiri Cave
in Boyer Ahmad (Yasooj) City
This crevice is a natural cave with a structure related to the Safavid period. The same is located to the north of Bonzard Village and 50 km. away from north of Sisakht. The said besides ... MORE
This crevice is a natural cave with a structure related to the Safavid period. The same is located to the north of Bonzard Village and 50 km. away from north of Sisakht. The said besides being a tourist attraction also enjoys historical values.
Nool Cave, Sisakht
in Boyer Ahmad (Yasooj) City
This cave is in Kooh-e-Gol, at a distance 20 km. from Sisakht. It is 80 meters in length. This cave has several walls in steps with various branches, which are very important from ... MORE
This cave is in Kooh-e-Gol, at a distance 20 km. from Sisakht. It is 80 meters in length. This cave has several walls in steps with various branches, which are very important from the geology and tourism point of view. The mouth of this cave is 3 meters in height. The ceiling and structure of this cave ...
Pirezan, Meymeh and Nazl Cave
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
Other caves of the province are as follows: The Pirezan Cave and Fee Cave in Dehdasht, Kohkiluyeh, Mess Cave in Khongah Ab Siyah, Boyer Ahmad, Meymeh Cave on the borders of Kohkiluyeh ... MORE
Other caves of the province are as follows: The Pirezan Cave and Fee Cave in Dehdasht, Kohkiluyeh, Mess Cave in Khongah Ab Siyah, Boyer Ahmad, Meymeh Cave on the borders of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad and Khuzestan provinces. Nazl Cave in Nour, Dehdasht, Shah Cave or crevice in Basht. Kak Koohzad crevice ...
Ab Konari Cave
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
This cave is located in the Kheis Mountain of Dehdasht and has two large entrances. In the primary sector of the cave there is a spring with refreshing water which the inhabitants ... MORE
This cave is located in the Kheis Mountain of Dehdasht and has two large entrances. In the primary sector of the cave there is a spring with refreshing water which the inhabitants use for drinking purposes. All the branches inside the cave are blocked. This cave was discovered in 1987.
Gabar Cave
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
This cave is located in the Sarkharab area and was discovered by a group of mountaineers of the province in 1989. It is assumed that this cave has been known as Kherefkhaneh in the ... MORE
This cave is located in the Sarkharab area and was discovered by a group of mountaineers of the province in 1989. It is assumed that this cave has been known as Kherefkhaneh in the Sassanide era.
Kabootar Cave
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
This cave is neighboring the Tourab Village and is located 10 km. from Landeh, Dehdasht. Half of the internal mouth of this cave is in Maroon River. This cave has two large halls and ... MORE
This cave is neighboring the Tourab Village and is located 10 km. from Landeh, Dehdasht. Half of the internal mouth of this cave is in Maroon River. This cave has two large halls and is 150 meters deep with lots of branches. In order to pass from these halls and branches, one should be equipped with ...
Other Caves
in City
Other caves of the province are as follows: The Pirezan Cave and Fee Cave in Dehdasht, Kohkiluyeh, Mess Cave in Khongah Ab Siyah, Boyer Ahmad, Meymeh Cave on the borders of Kohkiluyeh ... MORE
Other caves of the province are as follows: The Pirezan Cave and Fee Cave in Dehdasht, Kohkiluyeh, Mess Cave in Khongah Ab Siyah, Boyer Ahmad, Meymeh Cave on the borders of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad and Khuzestan provinces. Nazl Cave in Nour, Dehdasht, Shah Cave or crevice in Basht. Kak Koohzad crevice ...
Khofash Cave
in Dehloran City
city: Dehloran
This cave is located 3 kilometers northeast of Dehloran on the outskirts of a mountain overlooking the valley and thermal springs of Dehloran. It is the habitat of thousands of tailed ... MORE
This cave is located 3 kilometers northeast of Dehloran on the outskirts of a mountain overlooking the valley and thermal springs of Dehloran. It is the habitat of thousands of tailed and large bats so it is called Bat Cave. It is one of the ancient caves and dates back to the Troglodyte period that ...
Kahak Cave
in Delijan City
city: Delijan
This cave is located to the east of the Kahak Village near Delijan, and has wonderful scenes. It is one of the most important caves in this region, and lies between the Markazi and ... MORE
This cave is located to the east of the Kahak Village near Delijan, and has wonderful scenes. It is one of the most important caves in this region, and lies between the Markazi and Qom provinces.
Eshkoft Salman Cave
in Izeh (Eazeh) City
The same is located at a distance of 3 km. from the current city of Eazeh. Eshkoft Salman is a cave within a natural rock, which has a spring with clear and sweet water that extrudes ... MORE
The same is located at a distance of 3 km. from the current city of Eazeh. Eshkoft Salman is a cave within a natural rock, which has a spring with clear and sweet water that extrudes out through another smaller and narrower cave. To the right and opposite the Eshkoft Salman, there are two embossed profiles ...
Baglijeh Cave
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
The said cave is located near the village of Sorkh Abad (Hamadan) and because it resembles a 'well' special equipment is required here. The Baglijeh cave has beautiful stalagmites. ... MORE
The said cave is located near the village of Sorkh Abad (Hamadan) and because it resembles a 'well' special equipment is required here. The Baglijeh cave has beautiful stalagmites. The cave is 50 m. in length.
Hizej Cave
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
This cave is on the Arak - Malayer Road, in the village of Hizej. In colloquial language it is known as Zaqeh Darehsi. On entering the cave, there are 'halls' or areas 12 m. in length. ... MORE
This cave is on the Arak - Malayer Road, in the village of Hizej. In colloquial language it is known as Zaqeh Darehsi. On entering the cave, there are 'halls' or areas 12 m. in length. After which there is a vast area that consists of a path branching off from one corner. Besides the above there are ...
Other Caves
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
The others are not 'natural caves' but are historical caves of the province. These are as follows: Qalleh Jooq Cave, (village of Qalleh Jooq), Aq Qaya Cave, Tasheer and Gav Khaneh ... MORE
The others are not 'natural caves' but are historical caves of the province. These are as follows: Qalleh Jooq Cave, (village of Qalleh Jooq), Aq Qaya Cave, Tasheer and Gav Khaneh Caves (Malayer road to....) and Azad Cave (near Towiserkan).
Konatarikeh Cave
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
This magnificent cave is located 35 kilometers from Ilam in Sivan heights on the road to Dareh Shahr. There are hundreds of columns, several vestibules, halls, wells and a wonderful ... MORE
This magnificent cave is located 35 kilometers from Ilam in Sivan heights on the road to Dareh Shahr. There are hundreds of columns, several vestibules, halls, wells and a wonderful aggregate of stalactites and stalagmites. It is very cold inside the cave and there is no evidence of life. Some of the ...
Other Caves
in Mehran City
city: Mehran
Other caves of the province are: Qolapikeh (Qal'eh Pukeh) on Mehran - Dehloran Road, Malek and Kabutarlan in Akrehbid village, Tayageh and Telesm in Aivan. MORE
Other caves of the province are: Qolapikeh (Qal'eh Pukeh) on Mehran - Dehloran Road, Malek and Kabutarlan in Akrehbid village, Tayageh and Telesm in Aivan.
Kavat Cave
in Javan Rood (Javanrud) City
This cave is among the famous caves of Kermanshah. It is located on Shahoo Mountains in the serene scenic valley, north of the outskirts of the Javan Rood. The cave opening is located ... MORE
This cave is among the famous caves of Kermanshah. It is located on Shahoo Mountains in the serene scenic valley, north of the outskirts of the Javan Rood. The cave opening is located at a height of 1660 m. above the sea level and forms an area with a steep incline. At the end of this large area, the ...
Morad Cave, Gachsar
in Karaj City
city: Karaj
This cave is situated in Tehran - Chaloos Road in the district of Gachsar (Azadbar). From this vicinity its an hour of walking distance to the Morad Cave. Low temperature within the ... MORE
This cave is situated in Tehran - Chaloos Road in the district of Gachsar (Azadbar). From this vicinity its an hour of walking distance to the Morad Cave. Low temperature within the cave is as such that even till the months of May/June icicles can be still observed here.
Niyasar Cave
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
The said cave dates to approximately 2000 years ago and nestles in the limestone hills overlooking the Niyasar Village of Kashan. This cave has been dug out with the help of primitive ... MORE
The said cave dates to approximately 2000 years ago and nestles in the limestone hills overlooking the Niyasar Village of Kashan. This cave has been dug out with the help of primitive implements and resembles a meandering stony tunnel in the breast of the Karkas Mountains. The same comprises of long ...
Sheikh Ali Cave, Haji Abad
in Kazeroon City
city: Kazeroon
At the distance of 5 km. east of Naqsh-e-Rostam and along the ruins of Estakhr, there is a cave in which inscriptions in Pahlavi script are written. These are in commemoration of nine ... MORE
At the distance of 5 km. east of Naqsh-e-Rostam and along the ruins of Estakhr, there is a cave in which inscriptions in Pahlavi script are written. These are in commemoration of nine monuments built by the order of Shapour I and contemplate his ability in handling arms. There is very narrow path by ...
Asangaran Cave
in Kermanshah City
This cave is situated to the north west of the Poraw Mountain in a gorge called Tang Kouh, 22 km. of the Kermanshah - Sanandaj Road. The Asangaran Cave has 4 wells to the depths of ... MORE
This cave is situated to the north west of the Poraw Mountain in a gorge called Tang Kouh, 22 km. of the Kermanshah - Sanandaj Road. The Asangaran Cave has 4 wells to the depths of 4, 8, 16 and 36 m. Its third and fourth wells are interconnected. At the end of the cave, there is a pool-like area. This ...
Poraw Cave
in Kermanshah City
This cave is located in the Poraw Mountain (Zagross Mountain Range), to the north of this province. The Poraw Cave is the largest calcareous cave in the world and its structure is ... MORE
This cave is located in the Poraw Mountain (Zagross Mountain Range), to the north of this province. The Poraw Cave is the largest calcareous cave in the world and its structure is related to the third period of geology. Inside the cave there are 26 wells in various depths ranging between 5 to 42 m. ...
Tayounehnav and other Caves
in Kermanshah City
The other caves are as follow: The Tayounehnav Cave in the Badreh region of Kermanshah, the Roteil Cave on the Kermanshah - Kerend and Rijab Route. MORE
The other caves are as follow: The Tayounehnav Cave in the Badreh region of Kermanshah, the Roteil Cave on the Kermanshah - Kerend and Rijab Route.
Qahraman Cave
in Khomeini Shahr (Sadeh) City
This cave is located in the western mountains of the Cheshmeh-e-Lar in Khomeini Shahr. Within it is a chamber of sculptured stone, with an area of 3 x 3 sq. m. MORE
This cave is located in the western mountains of the Cheshmeh-e-Lar in Khomeini Shahr. Within it is a chamber of sculptured stone, with an area of 3 x 3 sq. m.
Doosheh Cave
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
The historical cave of Doosheh is in the village of Karshurab in the district of Chagni (Khoram Abad). This cave has many interesting historical drawings and inscriptions in it. The ... MORE
The historical cave of Doosheh is in the village of Karshurab in the district of Chagni (Khoram Abad). This cave has many interesting historical drawings and inscriptions in it. The cave has a regular circular shape within, and is approximately 5 m. in height. Its straight walls are adorned with about ...
Koogan Cave
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
This cave is one of the historical man-made caves dug out in the breast of the mountain. The said cave is 8 km. from Khoram Abad - Kermanshah Road. The cave is not within easy reach. ... MORE
This cave is one of the historical man-made caves dug out in the breast of the mountain. The said cave is 8 km. from Khoram Abad - Kermanshah Road. The cave is not within easy reach. Coins that have been discovered in the surroundings are related to the Parthian era. Throughout the ages the cave has ...
Qajeh (Moqar) Cave
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
This cave is in the south-east of Kooh Yafteh in the district of Chagni Khoram Abad. The opening of this cave faces east, and inside there are pools with very cold water to the depth ... MORE
This cave is in the south-east of Kooh Yafteh in the district of Chagni Khoram Abad. The opening of this cave faces east, and inside there are pools with very cold water to the depth of 1.5 m. Besides which the cave also has stalactites and stalagmites. The cave forms a shelter for hunters and is a ...
Qomri Cave
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
The Qomri cave is located to the west of the valley of Khoram Abad, and internally it is more than 200 m. Besides , it has a long and narrow passage, the end of which has not been ... MORE
The Qomri cave is located to the west of the valley of Khoram Abad, and internally it is more than 200 m. Besides , it has a long and narrow passage, the end of which has not been discovered yet.
Mirmelas Cave
in Koohdasht (Kuhdasht) City
The above mentioned cave is in the Mirmelas Valley in the Sarsarkhan Mountains, 30 km. from the city of Koohdasht. There are drawings or paintings on the northern and southern walls ... MORE
The above mentioned cave is in the Mirmelas Valley in the Sarsarkhan Mountains, 30 km. from the city of Koohdasht. There are drawings or paintings on the northern and southern walls of the cave as well as the ceiling. Some of these drawings display scenes from hunting activities, whilst others are those ...
Boornik-e-Bozorg Cave
in Mahabad City
city: Mahabad
This cave is near Mahabad, and is about 500 m. long. It has many wide spaces including, crevices, halls, precipices and wells. The use of suitable safety appliances are compulsory ... MORE
This cave is near Mahabad, and is about 500 m. long. It has many wide spaces including, crevices, halls, precipices and wells. The use of suitable safety appliances are compulsory when entering it.
Boornik-e-Koochak Cave
in Mahabad City
city: Mahabad
This cave is at close proximity to the above mentioned cave but is smaller in size and dimension. It has a platform for accessibility to its end. MORE
This cave is at close proximity to the above mentioned cave but is smaller in size and dimension. It has a platform for accessibility to its end.
Rakad Cave
in Mahabad City
city: Mahabad
This cave located in the village of Andarqash, is similar in style and carving to the Achaemenian crypts of Takht-e-Jamshid (Persepolis) and Naqsh-e-Rostam. MORE
This cave located in the village of Andarqash, is similar in style and carving to the Achaemenian crypts of Takht-e-Jamshid (Persepolis) and Naqsh-e-Rostam.
Shah Bolbol Cave
in Mahallat City
city: Mahallat
This cave is located in the eastern mountains of the Mahalat township (between Khorheh and Delijan). The inhabitants respect this cave from the religions point of view. Some offer ... MORE
This cave is located in the eastern mountains of the Mahalat township (between Khorheh and Delijan). The inhabitants respect this cave from the religions point of view. Some offer charity and their sacrifices to the needy near this site. There is a little spring in this cave, most visitors stay the ...
Dareh Farakh Cave
in Malayer City
city: Malayer
This cave is around Malayer, near the village of 'Jowzan'. The opening or mouth of the cave is at an elevation of 2,220 m. facing the south east and to the measurements of 80-120 cm. ... MORE
This cave is around Malayer, near the village of 'Jowzan'. The opening or mouth of the cave is at an elevation of 2,220 m. facing the south east and to the measurements of 80-120 cm. Under the opening is a short, tight passage leading to a corridor 9 m. in length, from the ceiling of which water trickes, ...
Sard Kooh Cave
in Malayer City
city: Malayer
This cave is located near the village of Soltan Abad, at an elevation of 2,240 m. in the Sard Kooh Mountains of Malayer. The opening of the cave is at a steep gradient, ending up at ... MORE
This cave is located near the village of Soltan Abad, at an elevation of 2,240 m. in the Sard Kooh Mountains of Malayer. The opening of the cave is at a steep gradient, ending up at a stony entrance to the main passage of the cave. The central part of the cave has a huge area with a high roof. After ...
Kabootar ( Hampoeil ) Cave
in Maraqeh (Maragheh) City
This cave is 15 km. southeast of Maraqeh in the rocky structure of the mountains, south facing and from the river bed of Moordi Chay at an altitude of about 1,600 m. The opening of ... MORE
This cave is 15 km. southeast of Maraqeh in the rocky structure of the mountains, south facing and from the river bed of Moordi Chay at an altitude of about 1,600 m. The opening of the cave measures 8 m. and its height is from 25-40 m. Near the entrance of the cave an inscription can be noted in the ...
Mozdooran Cave
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
This cave is 2 km. from Qariyeh Mozdooran (Mashad) and is situated in the Chahak and Shorlaq heights. The entrance of the said cave measures about 2 m. in length and 2.5 m. in height. ... MORE
This cave is 2 km. from Qariyeh Mozdooran (Mashad) and is situated in the Chahak and Shorlaq heights. The entrance of the said cave measures about 2 m. in length and 2.5 m. in height. Antiquity of the cave dates back to much before the birth of Christ and therefore it has been registered as a historical ...
Moqan Cave
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
The cave is situated 75 km. from Mashad, and is to the south of the village of Moqan. It is 2,910 m. above sea level and has two entrances, one to the south and the other to the east. ... MORE
The cave is situated 75 km. from Mashad, and is to the south of the village of Moqan. It is 2,910 m. above sea level and has two entrances, one to the south and the other to the east. The main entrance is the southern one, and in about 120 m. there is no need for lighting. This cave is rich in stalagtites ...
Zinehgan Cave
in Mehran City
city: Mehran
This wonderful cave is located 52 kilometers from Mehran in the southeast of Saleh Abad. It is an open cave with several vestibules, halls, stalactites, stalagmites and plenty of water. ... MORE
This wonderful cave is located 52 kilometers from Mehran in the southeast of Saleh Abad. It is an open cave with several vestibules, halls, stalactites, stalagmites and plenty of water. Temperature difference inside and outside the cave is very high so it is called Paradise cave as well. There exist ...
Peer-e-zan Khany Cave
in Noor City
city: Noor
This cave is near the village of 'Oklav' in the vicinity of Noor and Kujur. The entrance of the cave measures approximately 2m. x 2 m. and there are various crevices present here. ... MORE
This cave is near the village of 'Oklav' in the vicinity of Noor and Kujur. The entrance of the cave measures approximately 2m. x 2 m. and there are various crevices present here. Regarding the length, it is a small and tight cave.
Div Sefid Cave
in Noshahr City
city: Noshahr
This cave is in the vicinity of 'Mazgah' close to the Div Sefid peak, and was used as a defense area by Espahbodan of Mazandaran in the ancient times. In distances between the sea, ... MORE
This cave is in the vicinity of 'Mazgah' close to the Div Sefid peak, and was used as a defense area by Espahbodan of Mazandaran in the ancient times. In distances between the sea, peak and the said cave, eight castles exist which have turned into the shape of ancient hillocks. These are named as Bardozdak, ...
Mirdavood Cave
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
The said cave has been registered by The Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as being one of the earliest dwellings of man. This cave measures 5,100 m. in length. MORE
The said cave has been registered by The Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as being one of the earliest dwellings of man. This cave measures 5,100 m. in length.
Kehak Cave
in Qom City
city: Qom
This historical cave is one of the beautiful caves of the province and is situated 30 km. south of Qom. The same accounts as one of the archaeological and natural relics of this province. ... MORE
This historical cave is one of the beautiful caves of the province and is situated 30 km. south of Qom. The same accounts as one of the archaeological and natural relics of this province. This cave has many spectacular and interesting features.
Vashnooh Cave
in Qom City
city: Qom
The said cave is at a distance of 60 km. from Qom, in the mountainous region of Ardhal. In this vicinity four caves or pits have been identified. In one of these there is a large expanse ... MORE
The said cave is at a distance of 60 km. from Qom, in the mountainous region of Ardhal. In this vicinity four caves or pits have been identified. In one of these there is a large expanse of water. The water has seeped in through crevices in the mountain and gushes out in the form of a spring. This cave ...
city: Salmas
Located on the skirts of the Qarniyaroq Mountains between the Salmas and Somai district of Orumieh, there are some underground caves which have wide spaces and chambers, and are related ... MORE
Located on the skirts of the Qarniyaroq Mountains between the Salmas and Somai district of Orumieh, there are some underground caves which have wide spaces and chambers, and are related to 700 BC.
Espahbod Khorshid Cave
in Savad Kooh City
This cave is located between the railway station of Pol-e-Sefid and Sorkh Abad, in the vicinity of 'Do Ab'. It was discovered in the year 1956. The cave has a simple area or hall, ... MORE
This cave is located between the railway station of Pol-e-Sefid and Sorkh Abad, in the vicinity of 'Do Ab'. It was discovered in the year 1956. The cave has a simple area or hall, with a ceiling 80 m. in width and height, and is considered spectacular in the world. Near this cave is a remnant of a ruined ...
Poostindooz Cave
in Shirvan City
city: Shirvan
This cave lies 6 km. northeast of Lojali Village on the skirts of the Imam Hezar Mountains. The opening of this cave is dome-shaped, and the cave measures 3 m. in height and 4 m. in ... MORE
This cave lies 6 km. northeast of Lojali Village on the skirts of the Imam Hezar Mountains. The opening of this cave is dome-shaped, and the cave measures 3 m. in height and 4 m. in width. Visitors are compelled to visit this cave along with a guide because of its unusual features in structure. The ...
Soleiman Cave
in Shirvan City
city: Shirvan
The cave is situated west of Shirvan near the village of Qishlaq Kaveh and rests in the middle of the Paykan Mountains. The said cave has a vast inlet or entrance, with a stony ceiling, ... MORE
The cave is situated west of Shirvan near the village of Qishlaq Kaveh and rests in the middle of the Paykan Mountains. The said cave has a vast inlet or entrance, with a stony ceiling, 25 m. in length and 6 m. in breadth. The main passage of this cave comes to an end after about 50 m. where it seems ...
Qadamgah Cave, Azar Shahr
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
This cave is located south of Azar Shahr in the village of Badamyar. This cave resembles a circular basement with a radius of 15 m.. The altar or mosque of the cave is arched and is ... MORE
This cave is located south of Azar Shahr in the village of Badamyar. This cave resembles a circular basement with a radius of 15 m.. The altar or mosque of the cave is arched and is from the Safavid period. But it is similar to current architecture. At present this cave is utilized for religious ceremonies.
Eskandar Cave
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
This cave is 30 km. from Tabriz in the village of Saeed Abad. Access to which can be gained from the transit Tabriz -Tehran road. The walls of the said cave have interesting stalagtites. ... MORE
This cave is 30 km. from Tabriz in the village of Saeed Abad. Access to which can be gained from the transit Tabriz -Tehran road. The walls of the said cave have interesting stalagtites. The opening of the cave being 5 m.
Chah Zendan Cave
in Takab City
city: Takab
This cave is near Takab, 40 km. from the ancient monument of Takht-e-Soleiman. It is 2950 m. above the sea level. This cave has come into existence by volcanic activity and in older ... MORE
This cave is near Takab, 40 km. from the ancient monument of Takht-e-Soleiman. It is 2950 m. above the sea level. This cave has come into existence by volcanic activity and in older times it had been used as a prison. In its vicinity there are some thermal springs. This natural conical shaped site is ...
Kahriz Cave
in Takab City
city: Takab
This cave is located in Kahriz of Takab. It is about 3 m. in length and width, and its opening is approximately 2 m. in radius. MORE
This cave is located in Kahriz of Takab. It is about 3 m. in length and width, and its opening is approximately 2 m. in radius.
Galjik Historical Cave
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
This cave is located in the heights facing the Haj Arah village of Zanjan. At present no road way facilities are provided and the only way to get there is to trek. This large cave ... MORE
This cave is located in the heights facing the Haj Arah village of Zanjan. At present no road way facilities are provided and the only way to get there is to trek. This large cave has come about from limestone deposits. Remnants in these caves date back thousands of years at least 16-30000 years BC. In ...
Katlah Khor Garmab Cave
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
This cave is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The beauty of this cave ... MORE
This cave is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The beauty of this cave is enhanced due to the formation of stalagtites and stalagmites because of calcified precipitation. Besides these are icicles ...
Kharmanehsar Cave
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
The said cave is located in the heights of the Kharmanehsar Mountains in the village of Shah Neshan. A type of granite and white limestone have formed columns and hangings (Stalagtites ... MORE
The said cave is located in the heights of the Kharmanehsar Mountains in the village of Shah Neshan. A type of granite and white limestone have formed columns and hangings (Stalagtites and Stalagmites) very similar to those of a chandelier, suspended from the roof of the cave. Needless to say this natural ...
Duogijan Cave
in Marand City
city: Marand
This cave is also of a stalagtite type in characteristic. The opening of the cave is about 3.5 m.
This cave lies west of Marand (near Dogijan Village) and one can gain access ...
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This cave is also of a stalagtite type in characteristic. The opening of the cave is about 3.5 m. This cave lies west of Marand (near Dogijan Village) and one can gain access to it by car.
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