The ancient locality of Alasht, 18 km. from Zirab, is the birth place of Reza Khan, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. The vicinity of Alasht is in a mountainous and forest region. Here the dwellings are mainly constructed of sun baked bricks, with roofs covered with wood. The birthplace of Pahlavi I, is in the Pahlavi Khalil vicinity and the structure is a double storeyed one. After under going repairs, the same was converted into a public library.
The township of Savad Kooh has emerged from the setting and the expansion of the rural areas in the valley and mountainous region, with a habitat, full of natural vegetation with a moderate climate. Today this vicinity is one of the main centers of tourism.
Tehran's Holy Defense Museum is a 21-hectare complex focused on the Iran-Iraq War of 1980 to 1988 -- the conflict known in Iran as the "Holy Defense." remembers the eight-year ...MORE
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