Visiting natural attractions of Iran won’t be perfectly over without a trip to Mazandaran province to take chance of seeing Badab Soort terraces located 95 kilometers south of Sari. At first glance the beautiful bright orange, red and yellow colors will attract you especially a bright red emerged with iron carbonate. The place has been formed during thousands of years, comprising terraces arranged in a stepped formation because of a consistent flow of water from the two main springs of the site. Springs are geologically different, in different color, smell and taste .One of them is believed to provide some therapeutic functions in particular to relieve rheumatism and skin diseases.
Although the site is not considered as unique in the world since similar places are known in the U.S.A , Turkey and China, Badab soort terraces is a UNESCO listed site as the second salty water springs in the world after Pamukkale in Turkey.
In order to reach the site, one needs to travel north of Iran to Sari a city in Mazandaran province or goes to Orost a village located 7 kilometers away from the site.
Being a geologically significant and specific site , Badab soort terraces was listed as the second natural heritage of Iran after Damavand mount.
On you trip along north of Iran, don t miss the chance to see Badab soort terraces springs especially in the sunsets.