a view of Varzaneh salt lake

Varzaneh Salt lake

How can we get to Varzaneh salt lake? When we go from the southern part of the wetland and from the village of Khara to the wetland, we first see some vegetation types including, Tamarix and Zygophyllum. By passing through it we reach to a desert region with flowing sands. And then we can see [...]

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White chador covering in Varzaneh

So far, there has been a lot of talk about the reason why white chadors have been covered by Varzaneh women which scholars mistakenly think that using White Chador has roots in the hot weather of the region whit out considering historical and social reasons. But the analysis seemed a bit irrelevant. So I decided to investigate [...]

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Pigeon Towers – Dovecoats

Pigeon Tower – Dovecoats

Varzaneh pigeon tower is in the vicinity of Sheikh Bahai Street and it is beside the coastal park of Varzaneh and it has a very good position and the building has a potential to become a destination for providing tourist services. The interior architecture of the pigeon tower is exceptional; the magnificence of these buildings [...]

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Varzaneh desert

Varzaneh desert

Generally, Varzaneh Desert is called to the zone of the western margin of the Gavkhoni wetland, which covers an area of over 17,000 hectares of windy sands. Hills are 100 meters high and approximately 30 kilometers wide and stretches from the Gavkhoni wetland to the city of Varzaneh, with an approximate length of 60 Kilometers [...]

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Qaleh-ye Khargushi Caravanserai

  In the deserts of Varzaneh, there is a beautiful stone caravanserai that has survived since the Safavid era. Marvelous Caravanserai called Qaleh-ye Khargushi  . Its solid foundation and rock could be seen 30 km from Gavkhoni wetland. Somewhere in the middle of the old Yazd-Isfahan road, the Caravanserai is located about 60 km from [...]

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Jame Mosque of Varzaneh

  In the past, the inhabitants of Varzaneh built their houses around the Jami Mosque. As it is shown in the maps, the mosque is located almost in the middle of residential buildings. Out Of the works achieved, it is indicated that the early building of the mosque was the remnants of a fire temple. [...]

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Ghoortan citadel

  Ghoortan (Also: ghurtan, Qortan, Ghortaan)Castle is located near Varzaneh, 110 km east of Isfahan, 45 km away from Gavkhooni wetland and it is located in Isfahan-Varzaneh Road. Zayandehrud River passes through the direction of the Gavkhoni wetland to the west and southwest of the village. This village from the north is connected to the [...]

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Ox-well

  Primitive men were engaged in farming and thought to use water when they were in the vicinity of the spring or the river. The springs were on the surface of the earth. Directing water to agricultural land was a hard task. Because the river bed was deep, it Forced man to close the barrage [...]

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Gavkhooni Wetland

  Geographical location Batlaq-e-Gavkhuni (Gavkhoni Wetland or swamp)   is located in 140 km south-east of Isfahan and 30 km from historic city Varzaneh. This wetland is located in the southeast of Bon Rood section and Varzaneh and in northeast of Jarghouyeh section and in the southwest of Nayin city and west of Nodoushan area [...]

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