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Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
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Qeshm natural attractions

in Qeshm Island city | Hormozgan province
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Qeshm natural attractions

Related to Qeshm Island (located in Hormozgan province)
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this island with an area of 3 sq. km. and at an elevation of 10 m. above sea-level.

A dolphin shaped island situated in the controversial and strategic strait of Hormuz, Qeshm island has history dating all the way back to the Achaemenid times. Rock formations, canyons, wildlife and the azure blue waters of the Persian Gulf make this island a dream-like destination.

The island is situated at a distance of 1,353 km. from Tehran and 12 nautical miles from the main land. Climatically it has one long warm and humid season, and a shorter moderate one. Its rocky coastal areas are favored by crabs and lobsters. Besides which, its forested vicinities such as Harrah (mangroves) Protected Area located between the north of the island and Bandar Khamir are wonderful sights to visit.
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Harra mangrove forest - Qeshm
Hara Forest - Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Hormozgan - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island
Valley of Stars - Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Hormozgan
Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island is situated to the north of Hormoz Strait, and the city of Qeshm is located in the southeast of this Island. This region has a warm and humid climate and is somewhat a lengthy island.

During the Mongol conquest, a tribe known ...
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Category: Villages
In Qeshm Island's southeast you'll find this almost vertical limestone cliff pockmarked with caves. They are said to have sheltered local villagers seeking refuge from pirates ... MORE
Was constructed under the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque, the Portuguese conqueror MORE
One of the most spectacular natural sites on Qeshm Island, features a series of majestic gorges and canyons that were formed over centuries by erosion. Wandering amid the ... MORE
Namakdan Cave in Qeshm Island is one of the masterpieces of creation. The cave is an appropriate place for treating those who suffer from asthma and respiratory problems. ... MORE
Chahkuh gorge is on the north-western part of the island not far from Table Village. This Geosite is an exceptional example of erosion through rainstorm water. Heavy rainstorms ... MORE
Category: Mosques
Jame Mosque Of Qeshm (Masjid-e Jame-ye Gheshm) was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. ... MORE
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