Damavand is a city in and the capital of Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran.Damavand is an ancient and historic city. The name Damavand appears in Sassanid texts (as Dunbawand), and Parthian remains have been found there. The city fell to Arab Muslim invaders in 651 CE. It is close to Iran's tallest peak Mount Damavand, which Ferdowsi mentions abundantly in the Shahnameh. The city has relatively cool weather year-round.read more about Damavand
Sheikh Shebli Mausoleum and Tower – Damavand
This Tower is to the east of Damavand city. Its structure is conical in shape and made of a mixture of limestone and brick and is 250 years old.
Hermes and Other Springs – Damavand
Other springs of the province are as follows: A'lah Damavand Spring in north Damavand, Hermes Spring, the mineral water spring of Alborz-Ab Ali in the village of Ab Ali, Valeh Spring in Gachsar (in north west of the village of Valeh). Shah Dasht ...
Rood Afshan Cave – Damavand
This cave is located in Rood Afshan Village of the Damavand township in the central Alborz Mountains. Inside the cave is covered by limestone in the form of stalactites hanging from the ceiling. The height of the cave is as such that allows easy ...
Qal’eh Dokhtar Spring, Plure – Damavand
This spring lies in the vicinity of ‘Pol-e-Dokhtar’ between ‘Imam zadeh Hashem’ and ‘Plure’ Gorges. The water of the spring gushes out from the ‘Mian Rood’ mountain and flows towards the river. The spring is so called due to the ...
Taromamaj Lake – Damavand
The Taromamaj Lake lies between the two mountain ranges of Garah Daq in the north and Zarin Kooh in the south, and is located at about 113 km from Tehran. These lakes are in the mountains at an attitude of 2,500 m. Their sources are from the rivers ...
Saljuqi Jomeh Mosque and Aggregate – Damavand
This mosque is located in the district of Damavand and has gone under repair several times. The only remnant of this mosque is a simple minaret erected on a square brick pillar.
Gol-e-Zard Cave – Damavand
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 calcium carbonate and beam light of mountaineers exhibits its beauty and charm. Within the cave a few ...