Damavand Mountain is one of the Alborz mountain ranges in north of Iran, which is the highest mountain in Iran and the Middle East and the highest volcanic peak in Asia. The height of this mountain is approximately 5671 meters.
Damavand Mountain is located in the central part of the Alborz mountain range in the south of the Caspian Sea. This mountain, which is located in Mazandaran province in terms of country divisions, can be seen from the cities of Tehran, Varamin and Qom, as well as the Caspian coast, when the weather is clear and sunny.
Damavand is mentioned a lot in Iranian mythology and its great fame is due to the story that in Ferdowsi‘s Shahnameh, Zahak (The tyrant king and his dragon) was imprisoned in it. in the literary works of other Persian poets, this great poet of ancient Iran (Ferdowsi) has been mentioned a lot.
Damavand Mountain was registered in the list of national phenomena of Iran on July 20, 2008 as the first natural phenomenon. Damavand Mountain as a “national natural phenomenon” is among the four valuable areas in terms of environmental protection in Iran.
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Waterfalls of Damavand
Damavand Mountain has many natural attractions that many climbers and mountain nature lovers are attracted to see this spectacular mountain. One of the types of attractions that Damavand Mountain has is the existence of beautiful waterfalls in the heart of this mountain. In the following, we will introduce a number of waterfalls near Damavand Mountain so that you can become more familiar with them.
Ice waterfall is a waterfall at an altitude of 5100 meters on Damavand, which is located in the southern part of Damavand Mountain. This waterfall is between 7 and 12 meters high.
This waterfall is located in Lar Damavand region, in a beautiful valley called Barf Tangeh. Lar plain is located at the hillside of Damavand mountain. The area of Lar plain is about 73,500 hectares, which is also known as Lar National Park.