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Tangeh Savashi

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Tangeh Savashi is a popular tourist attraction in Iran.

Located 15 kilometers west of Firouzkouh, 9 kilometers north of the Firouzkouh-Damavand road in Tehran Province, it is a mountain pass narrow of the Alborz range. The narrow gorge has been created by a year round stream of water originating from a series of waterfalls upstream.

The stream also provided a small hilly area within the mountains with lush grazing land. Until recently the area was populated by various wildlife and the Qajar king Fath Ali Shah maintained a hunting lodge there.

To commemorate his hunts, Fath Ali Shah ordered the carving of a relief in the mid way point of the pass. The remains of a Qajar guard tower also remain at the top of one of the mountain passes.

Today, the relief is a popular tourist attraction and the location is also highly popular among Trekking and Hiking fans.

See also

Tehran Province

Damavand city

Rudehen

Tehran

Fath Ali Shah Qajar

Qajar Dynasty

External links

Photos of Firuzkooh Road

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