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  • Garmsar home to largest salt mines in West Asia 2021-03-30 18:04

    Photo: Samira Nazari

    Garmsar home to largest salt mines in West Asia

    Garmsar in northcentral Iran has the largest salt mines in West Asia. With more than 40 salt mines, the city holds the lion’s share of salt extraction in the country. Garmsar shares borders with Damavand from north, with Varamin from west, with Aradan from east, and with the central desert from south. The city is full of natural and tourist attractions, most notably colorful rocky mountains and the so-called Martian Hills.

  • People attend a festival of nomadic lifestyle, crafts and arts in Iran’s Garmsar on November 15, 2019. 2019-11-15 18:58

    Garmsar hosts festival of nomadic lifestyle, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – Tribespeople from eleven Iranian provinces came together in Garmsar to showcase their nomadic lifestyle, handicrafts and arts in a festival, which was held in the central Iranian city on Thursday and Friday.