One of the most interesting mountains of Iran, with an altitude of about 4,800 m., is Sabalan which is originally a volcanic mountain. The summit is located 41 km. from Ardabil and can be easily observed while traveling on the road to Sar Ein and Ardabil. There is a lake on top of the Sabalan Mountain, which is a major attraction for professional hikers.
Ardabil (Ardebil) is an ancient city in Iranian Azerbaijan. Ardabil is the center of Ardabil Province.Ardabil is known for its silk and carpet trade tradition. Ardabil rugs are renowned and the ancient Ardabil Carpets are considered some of the best of the classical Persian carpet creations. Ardabil is also known as the seat of a World Heritage Site: the Ardabil Shrine, the sanctuary and tomb of Shaikh Safî ad-Dîn, eponymous founder of the ...read more about Ardabil
Gol Ali Spring, Sar Ein – Ardabil
These two springs flow out from several crevices holding a high quantity of CO2 gas. After joining other springs, its water is used for agricultural purposes. Its water yielding capacity is 30 liter/second and its temperature is 17° C with no ...
Shater Gonbady Tower – Ardabil
This tower is located in Somi'eh Village, 8.5 km. from Ardabil. It is surrounded by open green space. Although heavily damaged, it's architectural design probably belongs to about the 8th century AH.
Holy Mariyam Church – Ardabil
This building is located in the Armanestan Alley or Ounchoo Meydan in Ardabil and dates back to about 300 years ago. The interior decorations are very interesting and its wooden door is ornamented with intricately carved geometrical designs.
Haj Sheikh Bath – Ardabil
It is located in Ali Qapoo Alley in the city of Ardabil. Its entrance is simple but beautifully decorated and has a globular dome. It has different parts with eye-catching adornments. There are two large alcoves inside the bath. It is estimated that ...
Sardabeh Spring – Ardabil
This spring is located 24 kilometers from Ardabil and one kilometer north of Vakil Abad Village among a vast valley, and its temperature is 49° C. Its altitude is 1,820 meters above the sea level. Its water is enriched with several minerals useful ...
Sheikh Safi-edin Ardabily Mausoleum – Ardabil
It is composed of a series of monuments built in various periods that was shaped as a complex for the first time by Shah Tahmasb. Later Shah Abbas added to the previous ones and renovated some sections.This historical complex is closely ...
Neor Fresh Water Lake – Ardabil
Neor is a lake between Ardabil city and Khalkhal County in Ardabil Province.The maximum depth of the lake varies between 5.5 and 13 meters. The lake's water is used for watering farmlands. Every year, a few young rainbow trout are released to ...
Vakil-ol-Roaya House – Ardabil
This edifice despite it's artistic and historical value, is being destroyed because of lack of attention. Its historical background is intertwined with that of the city and the events of the twentieth century. This house used to be the gathering ...