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Churat Lake (Miyanshe)
Churat Lake in Mazandaran Province is located in Chahardangeh in Sari County. The lake was created as a result of an earthquake in 1320 and landslide followed by the spring water being closed beside the lake. The lake is about 2.5 hectares. Being close to Churat Village, the lake is called Churat Lake. When water is decreased, appearance of the remaining trees creates a stunning view in the location of the lake. This lake is one of the most beautiful recreational attractions in Mazandaran Province.
Mamraz Lake, also known as Arvah (Ghosts) Lake, is located 5 kilometers Vanosh Village in the Central District of Nowshahr County, Mazandaran Province. The lake lies in the middle of the broad-leaved dense forest in Molakola District. The lake is 700 meters long and 300 meters wide. There are dried trees in the lake that create as spectacular scenery. Arvah Lake stands in a completely virgin place passing through which the visitors may be faced with wild animals.
In Mazandaran province, the number of beautiful and soothing waterfalls are not few. Undoubtedly it can be said that Haft Abshar of Babol are among these waterfalls. These waterfalls are located in Tirkan village in the meadows of Kalebkousht and the district of Babolkenar of Babol town. The main waterfall has an approximate height of 9 meters.
This area include seven small waterfalls which are known as Tirkan waterfalls.
This lake is in the south west of Chalus and north east of Kelardasht Area among deep valleys. It is about15 hectare and its average depth is 20 meters. Water capacity of the lake is estimated to be about three million square meters and it contains fresh water. That is why it has become the shelter for migrative birds, fish and other sea creatures.all those interested in mountain climbing, desirable weather, fishing and staying in a peaceful and ideal environment can choose this place to spend time. You can access the lake through Marzanabad and the western side of Chalus Road.
Valasht Lake was registered I the list of Iran’s natural heritage on 15th of Mehr 1388 by the Culture Heritage Organization.
Javaher Deh Village
Javaher Deh Village, 27 kilometers from Ramsar and in Sakht Sar Rural District and on Alborz Mountains of 2000 meters height, is located in the skirts of high Samasus Mountains and among pastures and grasses.
The most famous mountains of it include Sorkh Tale (the eastern side of Samamus Summit) and Vazhak Se Barareh Rezheh (Rajeh). The highest mountain among these is Sorkh Tale summit. Lapa Sar with its famous and medicinal springs and Samamus and the Tomb of Shah Yahya Kiayi on Chakad Summit of Samamus ith permanent frieges are some of the sights and attractive places in Javaher Deh Village. The upper streams of this village along with outstanding waterfalls, the vast forest park between the valley that is beside Safarud River and a river with sparkling mineral water are some of the tourist attractions in the area.
Located northwest of Tehran close to the Caspian Sea, this fertile valley is one the most popular destinations for eco tourists. At an altitude of 1250 m above sea level the landscape is one of gentle hills covered with forest. Great hiking trails, streams suited for fishing and a peculiarly shaped Valasht lake, make it a paradise for nature enthusiasts.
Roodbarak: This beautiful valley in the highlands of the Kelardasht, together with the Alamkuh and Tahkt-e Soleyman mountain peaks, is commonly called Iran’s Switzerland. Being in the center of the famous peaks, the dense forests of Abbas-Abad on the shores of Caspian Sea and Kelardasht often make Roodbarak the departure point for nature exploration.
Damavand mountain is a mountain in the north of Iran which is known as the highest mountain in the country and the tallest volcanic mountain in the Middle East. It stands in the central part of Alborz Mountain Range south of the Caspian Sea in the Larijan Distric of Amol County.
Based on administrative divisions, Damavand Mountain Peak is located in Mazandaran Province; however, it is visible from Tehran, Varamin, and Qom cities as well as from the seaboards of the Caspian Sea. The nearest large city to the mountain is Larijan. Damavand mountain was registered in the list of Iran’s National Heritage as the first natural monument of Iran in 2002. Moreover, Damavand mountain has been included among the four valuable areas in terms of “the environment protection” since 2002 under the name of “The National Natural Monument”.
Damavand has also been mentioned in Persian mythology, and its fame mostly comes from the fact that the brutal tyrant Zahhāk was chained within the mountain. In Persian literature, this mythology in particular and Mount Damavand in general have been frequently mentioned.
Damavand contains Larijan, Ask, and Vaneh hot springs. There is a frozen waterfall in the southern part of the mountain, which is unique all around the world. It is 7 meters high with a diameter of 3 meters. The ice of the waterfall will never be melted.
According to Iran’s statistics, Damavand mountain is 5610 meters high.
Veresk Bridge is one of the largest railroads bridges of Trans-Iran railway located in the heights of Veresk village in Savad Kouh town in Mazandaran province. This bridge which is an engineering masterpiece came into operation in 1936. One of the wonders of this bridge is lack of using any metal structures in its construction. Veresk Bridge connects the Trans-Iranian railway of Tehran- North and is located in the 110 meter height from the bottom of the valley with a 66 meter crater built with primary equipment. This bridge was titled as “The Victory Bridge” by Winston Cherchil, the prime minister of England during WWII.
Veresk Bridge was registered in October of 1977 with the registration number of 1534 in the list of national relics.
The name of Veresk Bridge is registered in the Guinness world records in the section of bridges with heights more than 61 meters.
One of the promenades of the north of Iran is the intact and natural forests that keep their freshness and beauty throughout the whole year. One of these districts is Namakabroud forest park which is now known as the exemplary touristic district of Mazandaran province. Namakabroud forest park has an area of more than 200 hectares and like other forest parks include agrarian and massive trees. Various species of Ash, Alder, Ulmus glabra, and Maple are among these trees. The age of the Ash trees are estimated to be more than 700 years old.
Nur Forest Park
In terms of vastness, Nur forest park is one of the largest parks of Middle East. This park is located in the approximate area of mountain and sea, and it is under the attention of many experts and local residents because of touristic attractions and natural values such as being the reservoir of Iran’s native tree; Populus Alba. The total area of this forest park is 3645 hectares which 350 to 400 hectares of its area is promenade and the rest is preserved.
Badab-e Surt is an exceptional travertine spring in Iran and the world which is located in Orost Village, Sari County. This spring was registered in the list of Iran’s National Heritage in 2008 by Cultural Heritage Organization as the second national monument of Iran after Mount Damavand. Also, this spring was internationally registered as the world’s second saltwater spring after Pamukkale in Turkey. Many years ago, there used to be a village near Badab which has already been destroyed.