Also known as: Tang-e Bovan, Bovaan Gorge, Tangeh-e Bovan, Bovan Valley
Bovan gorge (Bovaan Strait or Tang-e Bovan) is situated at 8 km east of the Shiraz-Ahvaz Road and along the Noor Abad-Doshman Ziari Road. During the year beautiful waterfalls flow from the rocky mountains surrounding the valley. With an average temperature of about 20 C, it constitutes as one of the major tourist attractions of Fars Province.
The heights of southern Zagros which stretches from the northwest to the southwest of Fars province are like a colossal reservoir of precipitation which releases in the form of springs, rivers and waterfalls throughout the plains. Bovan region is one of these places located 135 km west of Shiraz in Noor-abad Mamasani District. This region, in Tabary history book, has been cited as one of the four paradises on earth in Arabs' point of view when invaded Iran. The stream of water flowing through oak and walnut woods makes incredible scenery.
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