Sunday, April 21, 2024

Mazandaran Province

Daffodil extravaganza unfolds in Iran’s Juibar, Mazandaran Province

Amidst a kaleidoscope of vibrant hues and the fragrant embrace of narcissus flowers, the 6th Daffodil Festival in the northern Iranian city of Juibar burst into life with an electrifying inauguration by Babak Momeni, the head of Mazandaran's agricultural jihad.

Strange, but real, haze in Iran’s Mazandaran Province

Horizontal visibility in parts of Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, has decreased to only 500 meters.

Unprecedented drought in Mazandaran Province, as revealed by pictures

Drought in Mazandaran is spreading along with the threat to food security. Mazandaran Province in northern Iran is experiencing its driest days in the last 10 years.

Iranian firefighters put out blaze in wildlife reserve of Miankaleh, Mazandarn Province

Firefighters have put out a fire that raged on for 15 hours in the Miankaleh Sahra wildlife reserve of Iran’s Mazandaran Province.

Miankaleh Peninsula in northern Iran engulfed in fire

The Director General of Mazandaran Governorate’s Crisis Management Department says 10 hectares of the Miankaleh Peninsula in northern Iran are engulfed in fire.

Vurf Chaal ritual, in Iran’s Mazandaran

The people of Ab Ask Village on the outskirts of the city of Amol, northern Iran, have an ancient tradition named Vurf Chaal. As per the tradition, they separate pieces of snow in the "Ask Vash" area and carry them about a kilometer and dump them in a pit which is nearly 10 meters deep, thus filling the pit.

Snow whitens Iranian town in spring

It is mid-spring in Iran and yet, this northern town in Mazandaran Province has turned white with snow. Savad-Kooh is a mountainous town abounding in wild flowers. Now covered in unexpected snow, the scenery is even more pleasing to the eye.

Spring nature of Chalus Mountains, northern Iran

More than one month into the spring, forest trees are blossoming and leafing out in the heights of Chalus, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Iran Tourism: A cup of tea at Chalous’ Chai-Khoran Palace

The Chai-Khoran Palace was a temporary retreat for Pahlavi kings and was built almost 70 years ago, during Reza Shah Pahlavi’s reign. The Chai-Khoran Palace is approximately 4,000 square meters in area, has a European-style architecture, and is located on the south of Mo’allem Square in Chalous in northern Iran. It has been registered as a national heritage site in Mazandaran Province.

Iran tourism: Soleyman Tangeh Dam, spectacular resort in Mazandaran Province

The Soleyman Tangeh Dam is located some 45 kilometers southwest of the city of Sari, the capital city of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, and near a village named Afra Chal.

Iran tourism: Attractions in Nour County

Nour County is one of the must-see places in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran. Parts of the region are home to the central Alborz mountain range, which is covered with trees and dense vegetation.

Single surviving W Siberian crane flying back home after spending winter in Iran

The world’s sole surviving Western Siberian crane has started migrating back to its habitat after spending 115 days of the winter in Fereydoonkenar in the northern province of Mazandaran.

Sugarcane: Red gold growing in northern Iran

Sugarcane is part of the agricultural produce in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

Beauties of Iran: Somewhere between fall and winter

Mazandaran, thanks to its geographical position, leads to the Caspian Sea on the one hand and to the Alborz Mountains on the other, which has bestowed special beauties on the province in all seasons.

Mazandarn’s Colorful Autumn

The Hyrcanian Forests next to the Caspian Sea in the northern Iranian Province of Mazandaran has put on yellow clothes in autumn, creating an atmosphere full of peace and energy for people.

Migrant swans land in Mazandaran wetlands

The first group of migrant swans has landed in the wetlands of the Northern Iranian Province of Mazandaran.

Tonekabon forests in northern Iran: Paradise of idyllic peace, scenic beauty

Misty, fall forests in the city of Tonekabon in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province are a haven of scenic beauty.

Migratory Siberian Crane Returns to Iranian Refuge for Winter

The only survivor of a flock of Siberian cranes has migrated to Fereydunkenar and Sorkhrud wetlands in northern Iran to spend the winter there.

Tangerine Harvest Season Begins in Mazandaran

Orchard owners in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran have begun gathering their tangerine harvest.

Wintering birds taking refuge at Iran’s Miankaleh Lagoon

Miankaleh Lagoon in southern Caspian Sea is hosting the first flocks of migratory birds, thousands in number, fleeing Siberia’s harsh cold.

Closure removal ritual

Photo of the day: Ghorogh Shekani which is Persian for removal of the closure is a traditional ritual in Iran’s Mazandaran province which is observed by farmers at the end of the working season.

Indian Lotus in Ojak Sar Pond

The water spreading pond of Ojak Sar village, with an area of 52 hectares, is located five kilometres from the city of Babolsar in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran.

Remains of 12,000-Year-Old Infant Discovered in Hotu Cave in Northern Iran

Archaeologists have found one-of-a-kind traces of pre-historic hunter humans during exploratory work at Hotu cave in the northern province of Mazandaran.

Lar National Park: Must-See Site in Northern Iran

The Lar National Park is one of Iran’s picturesque beauty spots located in the Central Alborz area near the southern-western slope of Mount Damavand.

Mazandaran: A Province of Picturesque Landscapes, Scenic Beauty

The northern Iranian province of Mazandaran is now hosting a fabulous and captivating spring due to the special climate it enjoys, heralding a prosperous year for farmers and orchard owners in the region.

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