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Chalus Road (officially called Road 59) is a very beautiful asphalted road located  in Chalus, a suburb of Tehran, the Iranian capital.  The road becomes dangerous because due the narrowness and the mountainous terrain.

 

Amir Kabir Dam is a high mountain dam at an elevation of 1,610 metres (5,280 ft) above the sea level, located in the Central Alborz mountain range of northern Iran.

Dalani pass

Dalani pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.443m (8,015ft) above the sea level, located in the Kurdistan Province, Iran. The pass lies close to the border of Iran-Iraq and is traversed by Route 15. 

 

The Hormuz Island loop road is a very scenic drive located in the south of Iran in the Persian Gulf.

 

Kandevān Pass, also known as Kandovan, is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.863 meters (9,393 feet) above the sea level, located in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.

 

Mount Damāvand is a high mountain stratovolcano at an elevation of 3.025m (9,924ft) above the sea level, located in Amol, Māzandarān, Iran.

Dizin Road

Dizin Road is a stunning asphalted road climbing up to Dizin ski resort, the largest ski area in Iran. The resort lies at an elevation of 2.695m (8,841ft) above the sea level in the Alborz mountain range.

 

Sabalan is a high mountain stratovolcano at an elevation of 3.675m (12,057ft) above the sea level, located in the Ardabil Province of northwestern Iran.

 

Shemshak Road is a stunning asphalted road climbing up to Shemshak, the second largest ski area in Iran.

 

Sahand is a high mountain stratovolcano at an elevation of 2.935m (9,629ft) above the sea level, located in East Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran.

 

The Maranjab Caravansary is located in the most northern part of Isfahan Province, in Iran.

 

Salambar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.204m (10,511ft) above the sea level, located in the Elburz Mountains Range in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran. The road to the summit is a narrow dirt road, a steep serpentine, with a deep abyss to the right hand.

 

Kazerun pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.203m above the sea level located in the Zagros Mountain, in Fars province, Iran.

 

Road 77, also known as the Haraz Road, is a treacherous road linking Tehran, the capital of Iran, and Mahmudabad, a city on the southern Caspian Sea.

 

Dag mountain range road is a scenic high mountain road located in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran.




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