Malahood Cave

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The Malahood Cave is one of the historical caves of the province of Semnan, where monuments from the 6th century AH, related to the Ismailis, have been observed. This cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Iran, which is geologically considered as one of the most important caves in Semnan.

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  • Address : Semnan - 125 km south east Shahrood -17 km Biarjamand - Malohod Cave

The Malahood Cave is located 17 km away from Beyhramand and is located 4 km from the road in the mountain crescent. The openings of the cave are carved and overlooking the entire area; water flows inside the cave

  • Background information

    This cave was discovered by Mr. Hassan Rezvani, an archaeologist at the Cultural Heritage Organization. Regarding the history of the Malayedeh Cave, where Hassan Saba's followers were located and the mountains were chosen as a place of deployment and safe haven, it is natural that they should be safe.
  • Specific information

    The cave or castle of al-Malhdi (M63hed5n) is geographically located on the slopes of the mountainous range in the southwest of the village of Dezian and along the East and West, which is connected with the southern Damghan sub-disciplines.
  • Outlook

    This cave has an entrance opening and has a main hall and several atriums. It's difficult to access and it's in the form that someone in the cave can stop several attackers. There is also a narrow corridor in the cave of Malayedeh in Semnan. On the second floor there is a balconies like a very beautiful waterfall, where the flow of water is on.
  • Best time

    Late spring and summer, is better weather for caving.
  • Requirements

    If you are visiting this place for caving, it is better to have the appropriate clothes, a cave bag, a boot, a light jacket and the equipment you need to have.
  • More Info

    In Alamut's book, Aalmut refers to a group of Ismaili sects under the control of Hassan Sabbah who went to the castle of Ghaleh and settled in the cave near the altitudes of the village for the sake of preserving their lives and fears, and the group known as the heretic and Later, their place of residence is known as the Cave of Meleaddin , which is called the Malayedeh Cave. There are still some examples of works left over from them for many years to come.

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