One of the most fantastic places for visiting during Traveling to Iran is the natural amazing salty spring which is nearly the unique in the world is the Badab Sourt springs the other Iran Tourism Attractions.
The second largest spring water source in Mazandaran province, a spring that has spawned for hundreds of years, is a red, orange and yellow staircase made of travertine.
Different springs of “Badab” (meaning sparkling water) are all different in terms of color, smell, taste, material, and volume.
Arvest (Aurust) is a rural name from the functions of the Quartet district of Sari in Mazandaran province of Iran.
As the village has its “Sabbat Surat” stepping fountains.
After the “Pamuk kali” spring of Turkey, the Badab Surt springs has been registered as the second source of salt water in the world. It is now considered one of the most important Iran Tourism Attractions and popular destinations in the province of Mazandaran.
These springs are from the north to the heights and hills covered with forests with coniferous forests, from the south overlooking the valleys and from the east in the vicinity of heights covered with shrubberies.
The West is surrounded by the village of Aurust. Badab means sparkling water and “Sourt” means the intensity of the effect.
The “Badab Surt springs” are the geopark type and are formed at the same time as the latest Alborz folding in the Pleistocene and Pliocene (fourth period of geology).
The visit of the spring and the pools of “Badab Sourt”, especially in May, leaves the exhaustion of the tourists, and the curious eyes are stunned and truthfulness of the forest in the natural scenery of the forest which is surrounded by mountains from the distant.
The most fantastic scenes of the region during the rising and the sunset is that the glow of sunlight in the ponds and the reflection of their light, with the shadow of nature surrounding the admirable effects of God’s blessing, make these eye-catching landscapes never It is not forgotten about the spirit and mind and invites the nature of friends to watch over and over again.
Gregory Mal’gnov traveled to the southern regions of the Caspian Sea in 1858 and 1860 following a mission by the Caucasus government to execute the will (Peter the Great).
On his journey, where he brings thousands of acres to the border, he named “Badab Sourt springs” as the “Fountain of Aruce”, which in fact refers to the spring of the village of Arust.
These springs are unique in Iran History and as far as we know, in Turkey, the United States and New Zealand there are springs resembling subterranean satire.
Features of Badab Sourt springs
These springs are located at an altitude of 1841 meters above sea level, they are unique in Iran. Around the springs covered with wild brunette shrubs and higher altitudes are covered with leafy forest forests.
It consists of several springs with totally different waters in terms of color, smell, taste, and volume of water. The waterfall has very salty water and a depth of about 15 meters in diameter, which is mostly used for water in the summer and is useful for the treatment of back and foot pain, skin diseases, rheumatism, and especially migraine headache.
It also does not freeze in spring due to the presence of salt. The second spring, located on the upstream and northwest of this spring, is sour and has a red and orange blue, there is some iron deposit near the fountain.
The flow of sedimentary and mineral waters of these springs has, over the years, led to hundreds of floors on its low mountain slope and tens of panoramic pillars of orange, yellow and red in various sizes.
These floors and ponds are in fact the main Tourism Attraction and unique feature of the Sourt Springs. The beauty of these floors and the particular location of the spring that is located on the hillside and the surrounding landscape, especially in the sunset, are all admirable.
National registration and protection of privacy
The Mehr news agency reported in a pictorial report on May 29, 2012, that these springs are in complete destruction.
Despite the massive number of tourists visiting “Badab Sourt” during Iran Tour, this area is free of any obstacle to the separator, fence, guardian and even an informational signpost or warning or warning sign, indicating an incredible disregard for the authorities.
This spring was registered by the Cultural Heritage Organization in 2008 after Mount Damavand as the second natural heritage of Iran History in the National List of National Works. And on August 4, 2014, the area, its privacy, and its protective rules were determined, and any interference with the scope of the law and violation of the rules of the protection of the criminal offense is judicial.