Amol is a city in and the administrative center of Amol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran.

Amol is located on the Haraz river bank. It is less than 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the Caspian sea and less than 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the Alborz mountains. It is 180 kilometres (110 mi) from Tehran, and 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of the provincial capital, Sari.

Amol is a historic city, with its foundation dating back to the Amard. Amards were the people inhabiting the area before the arrival of Aryan, who had migrated to and settled on the Iranian Plateau from the late 2nd millennium bce to early 1st millennium. Many scholars believe that the city’s name is rooted in the word Amard.

The city has Mediterranean climate with very hot summers and cool and humid winters. Maximum rainfall is usually in the month of December and minimum in the month of July.

Rice research of Iran location at Amol. Winston Churchill says, commented that Tehran was supplied with rice by Mazandaran because of transportation facilities through the Amol. Amol rice is high quality products and export to world and Iran’s rice export terminal at Amol established 2016.

The main body of the old city of Amol is located in the old bazaar Amol. The main constituents of the city Bazaar Amol are known as Paein Baazar or Bazaar Chaharsogh. Historic mosque and old houses located along market and tribe quarters of the people is also available in the market. Tuesday era Sassanid, Qajar and contemporary is evident in the alleys of the market and its neighborhoods.


Historical and natural attractions in Amol

  • Damavand Mountain is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in Iran and the Middle East. It has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore.
  • Tomb of Mir Bozorg (Qavam al-Din Marashi Mausoleum)
  • Lar Dam
  • Lar National Park
  • Fire temple Amol
  • Naser-Ol-Hagh Kabir Mausoleum (Hasan al-Utrush Tomb tower)
  • Sayyid Haydar Amoli (Seyyed Se Tan Tomb tower)
  • Moalagh Bridge
  • Davazdah Cheshmeh Bridge
  • Waterfall Shahandasht
  • Amol Bazaar
  • Museum of History
  • Imamzadeh Ibrahim
  • Malek Bahman Castle
  • Shekl-e Shah (Relief Naser al-Din Shah Qajar)
  • Jame Mosque
  • Agha Abbas Mosque
  • Yakhi Waterfall
  • Dokhaharan lake
  • Waterfall Deryouk
  • Shah Abbasi Baths
  • Fireplace (known as Shams Al-Rasol)
  • The Sasanian Road
  • Tower Khidr Nabi
  • Tomb of Sultan Shahabuddin
  • Village forest Blairan
  • Village forest Alimastan
  • Gol-e Zard Cave
  • Ashraf Bath
  • Inn Kemboja
  • House Manouchehri
  • House Shafahi
  • Heshtl Tower
  • Mirza Muhammad Ali Mosque
  • Kahrud Castle
  • Sangi Bridge Polour
  • Imam Hassan Askari Mosque
  • Imamzadeh Qasem Shrine
  • Imamzadeh Abdollah Shrine
  • Mohammad Taher Shrine
  • Ab ask Thermal Springs
  • Lake Sahon
  • Haj Ali Kochak Mosque
  • Ab Murad Waterfall
  • Sang Darka Waterfall
  • Dehkadeh Talaei Park
  • Amoloo Mineral Water Spring
  • Forest Park Mirza Kuchak Khan Haraz
  • Forest Park Halumsar
  • Castle Kahrud
  • Larijan Thermal Spring
  • Hosseinieh of Amol
  • Gabri Tower
  • Mir-Safi Baths
  • Tomb Darvish Sheikh Ismail
  • Robat Sangi Polur
  • Prairie anemone of Polur
  • Ziaru Jungle
  • Haj Ali Arbab House
  • Do Berar Peak
  • Ancient Hill Qaleh Kesh
  • Larijan Thermal Spring
  • Kolakchal Mountain
  • Ghoredagh Mountain
  • Municipal House
  • Tekyeh Firuz Kola
  • Pol-e Mun Castle
  • Saghanefar Hendoukola
  • Saghanefar Zarrin Kola
  • Tekyeh Oji Abad

Amol Attractions