Top 8 Caves of Iran
Not only it has beautiful mountainous areas, but also eye-catching jungles, waterfalls, and lakes in every corner of the country. In addition to these beautiful items, there are also more than 300 caves in Iran with different structures. Here we are going to introduce some of the most beautiful and most popular caves in Iran.
1) Ali Sadr Cave
The longest river cave in the world with a history of about 70 million years. It is located at the foot of Zagros Mountain, near the city of Hamadan. Due to its high ceiling and huge chambers, it is possible to sail a boat in the cave. The water is crystal clear, stalactites and columns are in red, purple, brown, green, and blue.
2) Qeshm Salt Cave
Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf in the southern part of Iran has
3) Ghoori Ghaleh water cave
Ghoori Ghaleh is one of the exceptional tourist attractions in the west part of Iran. It is located in about 90 Kilometers from Kermanshah on the slopes of Shahou Mountain.
4) Shapur Cave
The cave is situated near Kazerun in Chogan valley in the southern part of Iran. There are some terraces in the cave, where you can see the colossal statue of Shapur I on the forth terrace. The status has seven meters’ height, with two meters’ width shoulders, and 3 meters’ length arms. There are three ancient water-basins behind the status.
5) Katale Khor Cave
Katale Khor Cave is located 120
6) Karaftu Caves
It is believed that the cave complex dates back to the third or the fourth century BC. Karaftu Caves are located 42
7) Nabati Cave
Nabati cave filled with beautiful stalagmite, stalactite and various crystal formations which is located 60
There are two entrances leading visitors into the cave, one is natural and the other one is manmade. The cave is considered as an “active” cave, and because of its white crystal, local people refer to it as the “Bride of Yad”.
8) Kharbas Caves
The Kharbas Caves are located in Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf in the southern part of Iran. Due to the indicators including multiple historical structures, it is believed that the caves were once a temple or a
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