Ali Sadr Cave

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  • A view of Katale-Khor cave in western Iran 2019-09-15 18:19

    Visit mysterious Katale-Khor in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has many caves, some of which are unique and special. Situated in Zanjan province, Katale-Khor cave offers its visitors breathtaking scenes of natural crystals and rock formation.

  •  A view of Imam Khomeini Sq. in Hamedan, west central Iran. 2019-06-02 19:29

    Six places to visit in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – The west central Iranian city of Hamedan, never falls short of offering cultural heritage sites to its visitors. Scenic natural landscapes, traditional restaurants, public gardens and colorful outdoor markets and more importantly, its hospitable people make for an unexpected slice of the city.

  • Hamedan takes on appearance of the “capital of Asian tourism in 2018” 2018-11-03 20:45

    UNWTO elects new affiliate members from Iran

    TEHRAN –The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has elected Hamedan Municipality and Kish Free Trade Zone as its latest affiliate members from Iran. 

  • Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era! 2017-11-23 09:07

    Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era!

    TEHRAN – Each day tens of domestic and foreign sightseers set foot in Ali Sadr Cave, a gigantic water-filled cavern wieldy believed to date from Jurassic era.

  • Visitors walk through the scenic Katale-Khor Cave in Zanjan province, western Iran 2017-10-14 18:19

    Tougher regulation aims to protect Iran’s caves against damages

    TEHRAN – A taskforce commissioned by the Iranian Cave and Speleology Association has issued new guideline that requires provincial departments of environment to put in place tougher regulations to ensure the caves are better shielded against potential harms by people.

  • Ali Sadr Cave 2016-08-08 12:12

     The world's largest water cave   

    The Ali Sadr Cave, located 75 km north of Hamedan in western Iran, is the world's largest water cave which attracts millions of visitors every year.  The cave dates back to the second Jurassic period (130-190 million years ago). Its walls can extend up to 40 meters high and contains several large and deep lakes. A river flows through the cave and traveling through it is mostly done by pedal boats.