Curiosity is one of the human tendencies that draws him to discover the unknown and leads him on mysterious journeys that do not end in a definite path.
There are places in Iran that have hidden secrets in their hearts and have not yet taken off their mysterious clothes over time. Sometimes these secrets and mysteries are the masterpiece of the Creator of the universe and others are man-made, the aristocracy of the creatures of the world.
In this article, we will take you to the mysterious and scary places of Iran to find out their mysteries.
Children’s cemetery standing
Bam Citadel is the most magnificent and oldest brick structure in the world in Bam Kerman province It is visited by many tourists every year to see its remains, but few people know the terrible secret that this citadel carries with it. Not long ago, after the devastating earthquake in Bam, archaeologists and experts found the mummified bodies of several children and the skeletons of infants in the high walls and walls of the citadel.
Archaeologists have unearthed the skeletons of 68 children and infants buried vertically along the brick and mud walls of Bam Citadel. Archaeologists disagree as to why the children ‘s bodies were buried behind the walls. There are stories among the people of Bam that the reason for burying these children is the attack of “Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar” on Bam and the one-year siege of the citadel by him.
As if the inhabitants of the citadel had no choice but to bury their bodies under the walls, as they had no way to the cemetery outside the city. Horror stories about the existence of strange creatures and the way they kill children are also common among some elderly people.
When it comes to death, people are scared and tell many stories and legends about the cause of death. AtKermanshah There is a dark cave called “Prao Cave” which devours people and is one of the most important places of horror tourism in Iran for professional cavers.
Paravo Cave is the largest vertical cave in the world, also known as Everest Caves of the world. This cave is dark, cold, deep and difficult to cross, and because of the lives of five cavers, it has earned the title of “killer cave”.
It is said that the bodies of two of these cavers are still in this cave 700 meters away, and this has caused terror to visit this cave. Visiting the crowded cave is very dangerous for ordinary people and even novice climbers and is not recommended at all.
A thousand in mysterious black
Aqueduct in Gonabad city, Mashhad It is called “Qasbeh aqueduct” and many legends flow through its doors and walls. According to a legend, this aqueduct was built by the order of “Bahman”, one of the ancient kings of Iran, to atone for a great sin.
According to the famous story of “Twelve Faces” in “Shahnameh of Ferdowsi”, the construction of this aqueduct dates back to before the reign of Kaykhosrow. Apart from these myths and legends, archeological studies show that this aqueduct belongs to the Achaemenid period.
At first glance, this aqueduct may not seem strange and scary to you, but this aqueduct is the largest, longest and oldest aqueduct in the world, which is composed of dark corridors that still supply water to the city.
No one has any idea of the end of this aqueduct and experts have estimated its length to be 35 km.
The strange and mysterious world of the aqueduct with its temperate corridors brings a spark of fear to everyone.
If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, travel to the dreaded valleys of Tabas at night. In this valley, at night, terrifying sounds are heard in the air and it contains wonderful secrets.
Called “Cal Jenny”, this valley is one of the most unique valleys in Iran, which is like a strange land of rocks that has caves in the heart of the walls and strange and heterogeneous shapes. The locals consider this valley to be the home of elves and ghosts, and they will tell you stories of young girls being abducted by goblins in this valley.
The ancients believed that no one should even approach this valley, let alone step into it. If a woman gave birth to a defective child in ancient times, she was associated with the goblins of this valley.
Forests have always been one of the most mysterious and mysterious places in the world. There is a forest in Mashhad that from sunset to sunrise, the screams and screams of its trees have caused fear and panic in the hearts of the people of Sarbarj village. According to some, the sound of screaming is like the sound of a woman burning alive in a fire.
In addition to the screams that can be heard from this forest, the shape and awesomeness of the trees in this forest are also terrifying. Studies and research have shown that these sounds and cries are related to crickets or locusts that have nestled in the heart of the trees.
But some people still believe that these sounds heard from the forest bear no resemblance to the sound of crickets or locusts, and that the forest is cursed and inhabited by goblins. Some believe that demons and cursed and wandering spirits roam the village at night, making these disturbing sounds.
Another noteworthy thing about this forest is that the river that flows in this forest was previously dry in some seasons of the year, but at the same time with the beginning of the sounds from the forest in 1390, this river is still flowing in this forest.
Cemetery of mouthless humans
Ajib Yeri Cemetery in the east of Meshkinshahr in the province Ardabil Is located. In this mysterious cemetery, which dates back to the Achaemenid period, 450 tombs have been identified, the smallest of which is 3 meters and the largest of which is 8 meters.
The presence of tombstones with uniform patterns on the faces of people who do not have mouths has made this cemetery even scarier.
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The elf chimney near Mahneshan in Zanjan province is one of the most amazing and storytelling phenomena in Iran. This phenomenon is a large rock in a plain, with several large columns on it, each of which has a series of fungi and hats like humans.
The genie chimney is called “hoodoo” in geological terms, and is actually a type of erosion that leaves long minarets of sediment and rocks of the early layers.
The fort under this phenomenon is also remembered from the Sassanid era, which is called “Throne of the Demon” or “Castle of Paradise”. The locals know the location of this large rock where the jinn live and believe that living beings can not spend the night next to it.
Valley of Ghosts
Kul Khersan or the Valley of Spirits is a wonderful and mysterious valley in Khuzestan province, which brings you excitement and surprise along its difficult and frightening path. Springs gush from the walls of this amazing valley, and almond trees, palm trees and wild grape trees create imaginative images.
On the way through this amazing valley, sometimes huge 200-meter walls approach each other, the road narrows and the sky disappears, and then you will be terrified in this eerie and breathtaking atmosphere. Perhaps that is why the valley has been renamed the “Valley of Ghosts”.
Haft Daghnan forest and mysterious area in Soomehsara village in Gilan It has been a destination for many adventurers and tourists for many years. Locals have heard a lot of noise from this forest and say, it is better to leave this area before nightfall. But if you travel to this area to experience the horror, go to the eastern part of the village, where the weather suddenly gets heavier and the presence of abandoned and adventurous cottages with many local legends in the heart adds to this heavy atmosphere. According to locals, if you can only last one night in this cottage, your spirits will make you rich.
Despite these superstitions, none of the natives and locals have been willing to come to this house for years, even to get rich. The reason for the fear of this forest hut is the sinister fate of those who have spent a night in this mysterious and cursed hut to prove their courage. It is narrated that some people also fell victim and lost their lives in this hut. From then until now, no one is allowed to enter this forest hut and you can only see this forest hut from a distance.
A cemetery called “Sefidchah” is located in Behshahr, Mazandaran, which is different from other cemeteries in the country. The soil of this cemetery is white, its tombstones are all vertical, and after the name of the father, the jobs of the people who died are symbolically carved on these stones. Access to this cemetery is possible through the city of Gulogah, about 30 km from Behshahr. From the gorge you have to go to Sefidchah and you will come to this cemetery right at the beginning of the city entrance.
Many local and indigenous legends are narrated from this cemetery. The natives consider the white soil of this cemetery magical and believe that because of this white soil, the corpses of the dead will not be destroyed.
Some locals say that goblins roam the cemetery. At night, the area around the cemetery becomes foggy and very scary, and it is said that you may get lost in the cemetery at night because of the fog.
There are very old wooden boxes in this cemetery that are kept and protected by the people. The locals believe that this box is enchanted and is also protected by goblins, and if this box is taken out of the cemetery, it will bring evil.