Namakdan Salt Cave ,Qeshm, Iran

Truly Qeshm Geopark is an island of wonders. Today we are going to learn about one of the greatest attractions in Qeshm, Namakdan Salt Cave. Salt caves are natural phenomena that occur mainly due to salt deposits inside the salt domes. One of these attractive and spectacular caves has been formed on this marvelous island. […]

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Top 10 Attractions In Qeshm Island

Unlike what you may imagine Iran has surprisingly beautiful islands such as Qeshm. But remember the beaches are not about beers, bikinis, getting tanned naked under the sun, etc. As you know we need to go with Iran’s dress code. However optimistically, this might be a good chance to chill out and enjoy the beach […]

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Afro Iranian People

Diverse, that’s the best word to describe Iranian people. one of the most unique ethnic groups that you probably never heard of is Afro-Iranians.

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Qeshm Portuguese Castle

Known as the largest island in the Persian Gulf, Qeshm Island lies close to the strait of Hormuz with amazing rocky coastlines and natural wonders. The island also has some fantastic historical attractions, including a wondrous Portuguese castle. The castle is located on the northern side of Qeshm Island. It was constructed by Portuguese occupying-forces […]

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Harra Sea Forest

Inscribed as a UNESCO Global Geopark, Harra Sea Forest, also known as Mangrove Forest, is located on the Southern coast of Iran, near Hormuz Island. It covers an area of approximately 20 km.This forest is one of the most amazing natural forests in Iran. The interesting fact about this forest is that the roots of […]

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Chahkooh Canyon

In the Northwestern part of Qeshm Island, Chahkooh Canyon (Mountain of Wells) is located 15km away from Tabl Village. The Chahkooh Canyon is known as The Great Canyon of The Middle-East and is inscribed as a UNESCO Global Geopark site. This Geosite is an exceptional example of erosion through rainstorm water. Since the floor of […]

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Hengam, the Island of Dolphins

Hengam is a small Island (33.6 sq.km) located 2 km to the south east of Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf. The Island contains of 3 villages. Old Hengam, New Hengam (Mashi) and Ghil. Hengam is an untouched Island. It is not crowded at all and you can’t find any cars or asphalt roads there. Even […]

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Naz Islands, Where You Can Walk On Water

Naz Islands are two tiny Islands only a 1000 meters away from the shores of Qeshm. These Islands are a part of Qeshm Island during low tides, and in high tides they get seperated and become their own. But even then, the depth of the water is so low, that you can walk from Qeshm […]

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Kharbas Cave

Kharbas Cave is in the heart of the Zagros mountains that have stretched over Qeshm Island. It keeps the secrets of Millenniums and has kept thousands safe within throughout history. This cave is man made and dates back to the Medes era during the Iron age, about 1000 BC. Kharbas cave is made up of […]

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Valley of Stars, The Art of Erosion

The rock formations in Qeshm Island are unlike any other natural attractions in Iran. The Island is home to a few astonishing valleys, canyons, and beaches. Valley of Stars is located about 30 minutes away from the Qeshm city center, next to the Borka Khalaf village. Continuing a soil surface road to the North of […]

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