Babol City

The township of Babol stretches out in a north-south direction, to the north of which is the township of Babolsar, and the coastal plains. Whereas, to the south is the township of Damavand, in the Tehran province. Apart from the northern sector and central sections that are located in the plains, the southern segment in the mountainous region, being cold in the upper areas and humid and temperate in the plains. The original name of the city was Mamtir and in the 10th century AH.

the city of Barforoosh came up in its place and in the year 160 AH. Maziyar Ebne Qaran constructed the Jame' Mosque. During the Savafid and Qajar eras the city prospered and thrived specially in the economic field and took an important position during the reign of Fathali Shah. Before the October revolution in Russia, Babol maintained commercial ties with Russia, via the Port of Babolsar, and thereby became one of the important trading centers in Mazandaran province. Today, it is one of the most beautiful cities of the province and is located 268 km. from Tehran.
HeydarKala - Babol
Babol Museum
Mohammad Hasan Khaan Bridge - Babol
Filband Village - near Babol
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Filband is certainly one of the most secular and wonderful places in Iran that you will ever see. Imagine being on the edge of the sky, where the hills and clouds ...
Category: Mosques
The primary structure of Babol Jame' Mosque (Babol Central Mosque) dates to the year 160 AH. and was constructed by Maziyar Ebne Qaran. This mosque has been ...
Category: Bridges
Pol-e Mohammad Hasan Khan (Mohammad Hassan Khan's Bridge) on the Babol-Rood river (Babolrud) in Nooshirvan-Kola Road in Babol city is one of the most ancient ...
Kord Kola Tekyeh (Kord Kola Mourning Place) is an area for religious mourning rituals, and is situated 28 km. north east of Qaem Shahr (Mazandaran Province). It ...
Category: Forests
This area with its elevated landscape and valleys has dense forests. Its tall hills overlook the plains and stretch out till the high slopes of the Damavand Mountains. ...
The ancient bazaar of Babol is also known as the 'panjshanbeh bazaar' or the Thursday bazaar. The same is located in Haseer Furushan locality of Babol. In the past ...
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