Nowshahr city is one of the cities of Mazandaran province and the most important city in the west of this province. This city is one of those Northern cities of Iran that is like a big cinema! It screens all kinds of nature on the screen! Are you a see lover? Nowshahr is at your service. Are you a forest lover? Nowshahr is at your service again. Are you a fan of rivers, waterfalls and mountains? Nowshahr is still at your service! So let us tell you more about these sights of Nowshahr.
There is no end to talking about Mazandaran. That is, every corner of this enchanting green is full of sights that you can’t miss. Nowshahr is one of the attractive cities of Mazandaran. The North of Nowshahr reaches the sea and at the South there is the Alborz mountain range. To the West of Nowshahr is Chalous city and to the East is the city of Noor. In order to use your time while touring Nowshahr, we will tell you about it’s sights. Remember the sights of Nowshahr and prepare your luggage little by little!
From the exciting atmosphere of Nowshahr, to the beautiful beach of this city, full of pristine areas and beautiful and eye-catching nature that attracts many tourists and nature lovers daily. The city of Nowshahr is surrounded by forests and sea, waterfalls and lakes, villages and straits, and promises a memorable journey. A city full of tranquility and free from the hustle and bustle of crowded cities and smoke and traffic and free from pollution. The sound of seabirds and fishes playing in the sea and lakes bring unparalleled tranquility to tourists.
Sisangan forest park is considered as one of the tourist attractions of Nowshahr city, and it is also responsible for preserving and protecting protected and rare species of boxwood. This forest park is one of the plain forests of Northern Iran, whose composition and diversity of tree species is very attractive.
In this alluring tourism attraction of Nowshahr, you can see oak trees with a diameter of more than two meters, as well as boxwood and maple species. In addition, the considerable area and it’s location by the sea, has added to the attractiveness of this place. Sisangan forest park, is one of the leading parks in the country in terms of vegetation and tourist attraction in Nowshahr city. The park also has a humid climate, with mild Winters.
In general, the park area is divided into three parts in terms of plant distribution: coastal part, Southern and Western.
The coastal part with an area of 30 hectares, is located along the road and trees. You can find trees shrubs such as alder, oak, fig, pomegranate, azalea, wild tomato and Berries in this part, which has caused a pleasant climate with ten degrees colder than other parts of Mazandaran. The Southern part that a lot of boxwoods are located in this part. And at last the Western part of the park which you’ll see plenty of oak and elder trees in addition to boxwoods.
If you are into having a picnic in Sisangan forest park, the coastal part of the park is suitable for you.
Demon lake (Persian: Div Cheshmeh) is one of the sights of Nowshahr city. This spring is located 24 km from Chalous to Kojoor crossroads. The water of this lake is very clear and palatable. There is an interesting proverb quoted about this lake. “Anyone who drinks the water of the spring demon will return there again.” say the townspeople. Even if you go to this place in summer, the water is cool and palatable.
On the road of Noor to Nowshahr, there is an amusing attraction. A pond in the middle of a dense forest with dried trees protruding from the water. The trees in this area have decayed due to excessive contact with water, and fog, is an integral part of the Northern forests. For this reason, this place has a relatively scary effect and it they called it the Ghosts Wetland.
The forests around this lake are one of the most pristine and beautiful forest areas in northern Iran, which attract many tourists and nature lovers every year; However, due to its location in the forested heights and inaccessibility compared to other sights in this area, it still remains pristine and untouched.
If you want to go to one of the coolest villages in the city during your trip to Nowshahr city and spend the most pleasant hours, we suggest you take a look at the village of Kandelous. The village is more than 4,000 years old; a lush and spectacular village that has the world’s first rural museum, and in this museum, you can see works from thousands of years BC.
The collection of objects kept in the Kandelous Cultural Complex is classified into different sections. These objects include woven fabrics, rural clothing and ornaments, sculptures, traditional paintings and coffee houses, metal and wooden utensils and utensils, and pottery objects, porcelain, and rural utensils from the second millennium BC to the Qajar period. Documents and manuscripts, manuscripts, the word of God, the collection of poems and contracts and decrees are also part of this treasure.
This museum has hosted over 60,000 Iranian and foreign tourists in the year 1990 and has also made Kandelous’s fame nationally and internationally.
Khanikan Forest Park, also known as Nirang Forest, is located 5 kilometers from Nowshahr city. This park, which offers you different views of the northern forests, is one of the natural destinations and tourist attractions of Nowshahr. To camp in this forest, you have to climb about 5 kilometers to find a suitable place; Because the slope of the road is very high. The best time to visit Khanikan Forest Park is Spring with beautiful flowers and Autumn with the thousand-colored leaves of hornbeam trees. Due to the fact that the Khanikan forest becomes sunny during the Summer, you will cool down only in the shade of the trees and when there is a gentle breeze.
The traditional markets of each region, especially the Northern regions, are perhaps the most attractive places to visit in any city; even more attractive to some than the splendid passages. In Nowshahr Day Bazaar, in addition to shopping, the color and smell of fresh and natural products that are arranged in a beautiful order will be pleasant and has it’s own atmosphere. When you enter the daily bazaar od Nowshahr city, you can smell fresh garlic and vegetables, as well as freshly caught fish, which encourages you to buy from them.
This local and daily market is more attractive than many large malls and shopping centers; and it is full of fresh food from vegetables to fresh and salted fish, pickles, rice and other delicious Northern tasty foods.