One of Hamadan's sights is Alisadr the largest water cave in the world. A huge cave with complex mysteries, which is still unknown for several million years. Nature lovers will be astonished by watching this cave.that is why it become one of most important Iran tourism attractions.
If you're a movie fan, you might imagine a strange animal coming out of every corridor. Of course, do not be afraid the whole cave is clear and there is no fear. You are here to get acquainted with this cave.
Where is Alisadr cave?
Alisadr the largest water cave in the world in Hamadan is a wonderful cave and one of the most unique and spectacular natural canoeing caves in the world, located in the village of Ali-Sadr in Kaboodarahang in Hamadan province.
Alisadr Cave was created in a not-so-high mountain Sari Ghiyeh or Yellow rock, which is on the south side of the Ali-Sadr village. There are two other caves in this mountain called Sarab Cave and Sobashi Cave, which are 7 and 11 km respectively, in the direction of Alisadr Cave, and as in the geographical sources, the Alisadr cave flows from the Sarab Cave.
About Alisadr cave
The water passage is rarely seen in other caves in Iran and the world and just you can find it in just a few caves in the world, such as France and Australia.
Alisadr is190 million years old and is among the living caves. As the geology explains, the cave is alive and changing as long as the sound of water drops in the cave is heard, and as long as the cracks in the cave wall are covered with lime layers, these changes don’t happen in a short period of time.
The height of the cave reaches 2180 m above sea level; however, since not all the angles and corners of this cave have yet been discovered, no one knows exactly the length and depth of it. Until now, the excavations are so far known that some underground caverns are up to 40 meters long, and the depth of the cave lag between half and 14 meters.
Alisadr the largest water cave in the world consists of many corridors and halls and the large lake in the middle of it connects a large part of the cave, therefore, it is necessary to use the boat to reach its various parts; the point that made Alisadr the world's largest canoeing cave. Some researchers also said the cave is linked to the Kataleh Khor Cave in Zanjan.
The people of Alisadr village and other villages around there, knew the Alisadr cave and used it but the detailed identification and introduction of cave backs to about 50 years ago.
Alisadr water lake
The most attractive part of the Alisadr the largest water cave in the world is its vast blue lagoon that makes the possibility of sailing and penetrating into the inner parts of the cave for tourists. A wide range of water that you can use to explore different parts of the cave and discover the different and unknown species and shapes.
Alisadr water lake is colorless and stagnant, and its source is underground springs and continues water falls from the walls roof of cave. It's also taste normal and there is no animal life in it. The water is clear that you can easily see to the depths of 10 meters without armed eyes; it's because of the water flow inside the cave, which also keeps the interior of Alisadr wet and refreshing. The temperature of the water is constant throughout the year and is around 12 ° C.
Natural phenomena and cave air
The inland view of the cave, despite these stalagmite and stalactite, is very spectacular, and in every part of it, is possible to see the miracle of nature and power of the creator. You can also find different shapes of stones there like dragons, birds and etc.
The air of the cave is one of the other advantages and qualities of the cave: a very clean and gentle air, with no pollution and microbial dust, it is cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Although the cave's intrinsic temperature is still constant at 14 ° C, it forces you to carry warm clothing if you take your Iran tour in the summer. Along with these interesting facts, it's good to know that the air inside the cave is very light and has an absolute state of quiescence; therefore, if you open a candle in the cave, you will not see any movement in its flame.
More information about َAlisadr cave:
Address: Alisadr Cave - Kabudarahang City - Hamaden Province - Iran
* Alisadr cave is out of city. so it is better to you cars or use car rental in Iran services.
First six months of the year: 8:00 to 20:00
Second sixth month of the year: 8:00 to 15:00
Cost for foreign nationals: 750,000 IRR
Suggested visit time: about 2 hour
Phone number: 081-35444444
Nearest Tourist Attractions: -
Best time to visit: 4 seasons
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