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Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
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Damavand Mountain, a potentially active volcano, is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia. Mount Damaavand is the 12th most prominent peak in the world, and the second most prominent in Asia after Mount Everest.
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Mount Damavand

in Damavand city | Tehran province
Tourist Attraction

Mount Damavand

Related to Damavand city (located in Tehran province) and Tehran city
This peak with an attitude of 5,678m is located 75 km south east of Tehran. Besides the natural beauty of Mount Damavand, the Esk and Gol-e-Zard Caves are also placed in the ascending route to Plure. Besides these, other attractive sight-seeing areas of the region is the thermal spring of Larijan, the vicinity of Vararoo with 8 m. of snow in the winter season, and the Lar Lake, are worth mentioning.

At 5,671 meters (18,606 feet), Mount Damavand is the highest peak in Iran and commonly referred to as the “roof of Iran.” Located in the Alborz range, this volcano is more than just one of the country’s spectacular natural wonders. Damavand plays a prominent role in Iranian folklore, namely in Ferdowsi’s epic poem Shahnameh. In one legend, evil tyrant Zahak is imprisoned here after being defeated in a revolt. It’s also the site where legendary hero Arash the Archer shoots an arrow to define the border between the disputing lands of Iran and Turan.
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Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
Mount Damavand - Tehran & Mazandaran Province
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The old city of Damavand is located to the east of Tehran (in Tehran Province). When Ray flourished, Damavand also prospered. But unfortunately due its proximity to the Mount Damavand, earthquakes subjected a heavy damage to this city. During the era ...
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Category: Caves
Rood Afshan Cave (Roodafshan) is located in Rood Afshan Village of the Damavand township in the central Alborz Mountains (in Tehran Province). Inside the cave is covered ... MORE
Category: Public places
The first ski resort in Iran to install mechanical lifts (in 1953), Abali is around 57km northeast of Tehran on the way to Mt Damavand. The slope stands at an attitude of ... MORE
Category: Mausoleums, Towers
Shebeli Tower (Mausoleum of Sheikh Shelbi) is a historical tower in Damavand city near Tehran. This Tower is to the east of Damavand city. Its structure is conical in shape ... MORE
Category: Springs
Larijan Hot Springs (Larijan Mineral Spring or Rineh Thermal Springs) are Hot mineral springs located about 73 km south of Amol in Haraz Road, near Mount Damavand. They ... MORE
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Laar Dam Lake (Lar Lake) is located within the protected Lar National Park and situated just 70 kilometers northeast of the capital and the most populous city of the country, ... MORE
Category: Caves
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 ... MORE
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