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Espahbod Khorshid Cave

in Savad Kooh city | Mazandaran province
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Espahbod Khorshid Cave

Related to Savad Kooh city (located in Mazandaran province)
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 castle and tower, which was once a beautiful structure of stone and mortar. This cave is also known as 'Dej-e-Afsanehie', and this was most probably the defense center of the Espahbodan of Mazandaran in the past.
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.
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