The infinitely beautiful range of Alborz mountain has amazing natural sceneries. In this text, you will get to know a village that has an international reputation as its unique architecture and nature will attract every domestic and foreign traveler.
Mazandaran province Mazandaran province, with Sari as its capital, is on the southern shores of the Caspian Sea in northern part of Iran. The largest and most populated city of Mazandaran province is Sari, which is about 6000 years old. Damavand Peak, which is the highest mountain in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia and the Middle East, is located in the city of Amol in Mazandaran. This province is one of the most populated regions of Iran in terms of population density.
This province is one of the most populated provinces in Iran, sharing border with Golestan, Semnan, Tehran, Alborz, Qazvin and Gilan provinces. Mazandaran has 22 cities, including Amol, Babol, Babolsar, Behshahr, Chalous, Mahmudabad, Neka, Noor, Nowshahr, Ghaemshahr, Ramsar, Sari, Savadkuh and Tonekabon. People living in Mazandaran speak Mazandarani (Tabari) and Persian. In Behshahr, Tonekabon, Sari and Qaemshahr and villages of Neka, Turks and Azeris live. Kurds and Laks live in the village of Chahar Qala in Behshahr. Lors also live in Sari and Noor. Arabs live in Behshahr and Babol.
Customs and Food
Mazandaran has a wide range of delicious foods in different regions. Pomegranate and pomegranate paste play a special role in this province cuisine. some of the local dishes of Mazandaran are Mazandaran sour chicken, cooked with local vegetables and walnuts, pumpkin soup, pumpkin and rice, which are very popular among Mazandaranis, pomegranate garlic stew, beijibij which is a combination of Chopped meat, onion, potato and tomato. Sesame Sohan is the other delicious foods of this province. The celebration of Tirgan in Amol, the celebration of Barfuchal, the celebration of wrestling are some of the customs held in different cities of Mazandaran. In Kandelous, Nowruz ceremony has its own customs; At New Year's Eve, some children or teenagers are chosen in the family as symbols of joy. After New Year's Eve, they enter the house with a tray containing Quran, sweets, vegetables and water; they pour water into the corners of the rooms to start a blessed year for the family.
The presence of clay has led to the flourishing of pottery and earthenware making in Mazandaran. Carpet weaving is also one of the old handicrafts of this province, with geometric designs. Jajim weaving with various designs, needlework, felt weaving, mat weaving, bedsheets, inlay, traditional dyeing, printing, ceramics, etc. are among the other handicrafts of this lush province.
The local clothing of Mazandaran covers the whole body, with happy and beautiful colors of nature. Although the use of local clothing is decreasing, it is still common in some areas among the inhabitants. Women's footwear includes socks, galosh, and leggings. Men's tunics consist of trousers, felt hats, and other varieties of hats.
Mazichal Village in Kelardasht, Namak Abroud in Chalous, Chort or Miansheh Lake in Sari, Abpari Waterfall in Noor, Nova Village in Larijan, Azo plain in Kelardasht, Beech Forest in Sari, Javaherdeh Village in Ramsar, Badab-e Surt Mineral Springs, Abbas Abad Palace, Filband Village, Veresk Bridge, Daryasar Plain, Kandelous Village, Elimalat lake, Sisangan Forest Park, Miankaleh Wetland, Alimestan Forest, etc. are among the famous attractions of Mazandaran.
Again north of Iran, Mazandaran province and another piece of heaven. Situated between the cities of Chalus and Marzan Abad, there is a village called Sinava, where you can find a piece of heaven. This heavenly place is Hasal Lagoon, which is located in the heart of the colorful forests of Mazandaran; a lagoon that has its own unique beauty in every season.
The mixture of color and wind, the brilliance of the sun reflection on the water, the peace of the endless greenery of the trees belonging to the Hyrcanian forests: all these beauties are gathered in Lafur Dam (Alborz). In Savadkuh (Mazandaran province), a lake that came to existence due to the construction of the dam has created an environment that cannot be found anywhere else.
Historical Abbas Abad garden is located in the 9th km from Behshahr city in Mazandaran province.It is situated in the forest slopes of Alborz mountain range.
Alandan Lake which is known as Ab bandan Lake or Pele azni, is located in Alandan village, Chahardangeh section of Sari city. This lake is one of the natural and very old features of Mazandaran, which is said to date back to the Quaternary period.
Badab Soort stepped springs are located on the border between Semnan and Sari. These badabs which are one of the most popular and beautiful places in Kiasar, include several springs with completely different waters in terms of color, smell, taste and volume of water.