A 2500 years old tree located at Shahrestunak, a beautiful village near Karaj. It is 17 meters high.
Karaj is the capital of Alborz Province, Iran. Hosting a population around 1.97 million, as recorded in the 2016 census, it is the fourth-largest city in Iran, after Tehran, Mashhad, and Isfahan.The earliest records of Karaj date back to 30th century BC. The city was developed under the rule of the Safavid and Qajar dynasties, and is home to historical buildings and memorials from those eras. Until the second half of the 20th century, it ...read more about Karaj
Vardavard Forest Park – Karaj
This park covers an area of 1,020 hectares within the limits of the Vardavard Mountains, located between the Karaj Freeway and Military Base (Sepah).
Kakh-e Morvarid (Pearl Palace) – Karaj
Khakh-e Morvarid (Pearl palace) is the name of a building from the Pahlavi dynasty located in Mehrshir, district 12 of Karaj municipality. This building was designed and constructed by Wesley Peters and the foundation of Frank Lloyd wright for one ...
Kurdan, Varian and Orangeh Valleys – Karaj
These valleys are located near Karaj. After the construction of the Amir Kabir Dam, the only means of accessibility to the village of Varian is by canoe from the lake of the dam. Hotel Varian provides scope for canoeing and water skiing. This ...
Karaj River – Karaj
This is one of the most saturated rivers of Tehran province which originates from Alborz Mountains and water spot of Mount Kharsang. This river is about 220 km. in length and Amir Kabir Dam has been constructed on its way. The surrounding ...
Geleh Gileh Spring – Karaj
This spring is in the village of Shahrestanak on Karaj-Chaloos Road, and at a distance of 100 km from Tehran. Naseri Palace is also close to this spring, which is considered to be the resting place for mountain climbers. Due to excess of water of ...
Taleqan Rood River – Karaj
This river originates from Kandovan and Kahar Bozorg Mountains, and thence joins the Sefid Rood River. This river is 180 km in length, the upper banks of which provide sight-seeing and recreational areas.
Atashgah – Karaj
Atashgah is a village, which lies deep in the Alborz mountain range north of Karaj. It needs 20 km of drive in a very beautiful road. The village is very old, and has a lot of ancient structures. One of the most interesting things is Atashgah ...
Imamzadeh Hasan – Karaj
Imamzadeh Hasan is a mosque and tomb to one of Shiaa Imamzadehs (Saints).