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Katalehkhour Cave

Garmab, Iran
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Beautiful but little-visited show cave

This cave system is much less popular than Ali-Sadr Cave further south - which is a shame, given... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
a_appelt
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Aarhus, Denmark
Some parts of Earth vessels, most beautiful scenes

Katale Khor is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated 120 km south of Zanjan city... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
kaveh h
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Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

This cave system is much less popular than Ali-Sadr Cave further south - which is a shame, given the extend and quality of the grottos. There is the (unfortunately expected) coloured lightning, but even that cannot hide magnificence of the glacing-like stalactites. Getting there can...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Katale Khor is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated 120 km south of Zanjan city and is about 410 km from Tehran. The name, Katale Khor, means "mount of the sun”. Geological studies in 1984 showed that the cave formation dates...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful caves in Iran . Different from alisadr. Dry cave with 30 min walk to the end . Strange figures of stones . Lower temperature than outside in hot summer . You must try it

Thank rezaakk
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This seven-story and thirty million year old Cave is located between Zanjan and Garmab town. 165kms from zanjan and 5 kms from Garmab . Khatale khor means the sun's position or from where the sun rises . The existence of nature's carvings through million years...More

2  Thank Rich C
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This cave has walking distance of/ about 3 kilo miter. Is very beautiful and has a history of 30 millions year. Every one for sure will enjoying it

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Reviewed 19 January 2008

Katalehkhor Cave is located in Zanjan Province in the North-west of Iran. You'll take a one-hour-and-a-half bus ride to this cave from Zanjan, the capital of Zanjan Province in Iran. It is believed this cave is around 40 million years old and 30 km long...More

6  Thank mabdoo
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