Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
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Qeshm natural attractions

in Qeshm Island city | Hormozgan province
Tourist Attraction

Qeshm natural attractions

Related to Qeshm Island (Hormozgan Province)
Also known as: Gheshm Island, Persian Gulf, Qeshm: The forgotten land of colours
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this island with an area of 3 sq. km. and at an elevation of 10 m. above sea-level.

A dolphin shaped island situated in the controversial and strategic strait of Hormuz, Qeshm island has history dating all the way back to the Achaemenid times. Rock formations, canyons, wildlife and the azure blue waters of the Persian Gulf make this island a dream-like destination.

The island is situated at a distance of 1,353 km. from Tehran and 12 nautical miles from the main land. Climatically it has one long warm and humid season, and a shorter moderate one. Its rocky coastal areas are favored by crabs and lobsters. Besides which, its forested vicinities such as Harrah (mangroves) Protected Area located between the north of the island and Bandar Khamir are wonderful sights to visit.
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Harra mangrove forest - Qeshm Island
Hara Forest - Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Hormozgan - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island
Valley of Stars - Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Hormozgan
Qeshm Island
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf
Qeshm Island Attractions & Tourist Information
Qeshm Island is situated to the north of Hormoz Strait, and the city of Qeshm is located in the southeast of this Island. This region has a warm and humid climate and is somewhat a lengthy island. During the Mongol conquest, a tribe known as Turan were the inhabitants ...
Tandis-ha valley, meaning the valley of statues, and its surrounding located at Salakh rural district along the northern coastline of Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf, ...
Category: Villages, Caves
In Qeshm Island's southeast you'll find this almost vertical limestone cliff pockmarked with caves. They are said to have sheltered local villagers seeking refuge ...
Was constructed under the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque, the Portuguese conqueror
Category: Villages
This fishing village on the northern coast of Qeshm Island is the best place in Iran to encounter traditional culture of the Persian Gulf. Perched on a rocky slope ...
Hara (Mangrove) forests are among the important tourist attractions in the southern provinces of Iran, which are of interest to tourists, especially nature lovers, ...
One of the most spectacular natural sites on Qeshm Island, features a series of majestic gorges and canyons that were formed over centuries by erosion. Wandering ...
Orumieh Lake (Orumieh)
The province of West Azarbayjan has the largest lake of Iran in its territory, known as Lake Orumieh. This lake is at an altitude of 1,267 m. from the sea level, ...
The village of Darak in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province has one of the most beautiful coasts of the country and even the world.
The Zayandeh Rood (Zayanderud or Payandehrud) is one of the most important rivers of the central plateau of Iran. This Rivere has come to be known by this name, ...
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route in Kurdestan Province. ...
Kharkoo Island (Bushehr)
Category: Islands
This island is situated north east of Khark Island and is considered to be an important island regarding cargos such as crude oil. Kharku Island is a low, sandy, ...
Mount Damavand (Damavand)
Damavand Mountain, a potentially active volcano, is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia. Mount Damaavand is the 12th ...
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