Category: Alborz

Mount Damavand

Mount Damavand (دماوند) Damavand is a volcanic mountain that sits near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea in Amol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. In Persian mythology and literature, Mount Damavand represents Iran’s resistance to foreign rule and despotism. In Zoroastrianism, the three headed dragon Aži Dahāka was chained within Mount Damāvand. In another version …

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