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Katale-Khor Cave
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Katlah Khor Cave

in Zanjan city | Zanjan province
Tourist Attraction

Katlah Khor Cave

Related to Zanjan city (located in Zanjan province)
Katalehkhor Cave (Katale Khor) 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 name, Katale Khor, means "mount of the sun".

The beauty of this cave is enhanced due to the formation of stalagtites and stalagmites because of calcified precipitation. Besides these are icicles suspended from the roof and these conical shaped hangings due to impurities are multicolored, whereas some are crystals clear. In the larger passages, a constant trickle of water has brought about the presence of beautiful designs notable shapes similar to a cauliflower (due to presence of calcified material, it resembles the same) these cauliflowers are also multi-colored.

On the cave flooring a skeleton of a four legged animal, which has been converted to a calcified compound can also be noted . En route to this cave, leisure spots filled with natural beauty enhances the eye of the on looker, besides having rest-houses and places of pilgrimage.
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Kataleh khor Cave - Zanjan
Kataleh khor Cave - Zanjan
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Kataleh khor Cave - Zanjan
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