Consulting any Kerman travel guide, you will come upon the name of Shahzadeh Mahan Garden (Garden of Prince Mahan). Due to its amazing uniqueness and beauty, it is highly recommended that you visit Shahzadeh Gardens Mahan Kerman, Iran.
One of the most beautiful cities in Iran is located right in the southeast of Kerman province. Not only has Mahan a beautiful nature but its heavenly climate has made it one of the most charming cities in the area. The amazing fact about Mahan is that it is situated in the heart of the desert. It is located 2 km from Mahan and almost 35 km from the center of Kerman Province. To reach the Garden, you can use Kerman’s main road to Bam. After 25 km you will arrive in the garden.
So why have and visit Shahzadeh Gardens Mahan Kerman in your Iran tour package? The garden is like a paradise in the middle of hell. It is now on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, which is making it even more interesting for visitors from all around the world. In the past, it was part of the Silk Road and a peaceful stop for all the wayfarers. The tall trees and meandering streams have made a sharp contrast, both in appearance and in spirit, to the desert. You might be wondering how come in the heart of such a wild desert there is a paradise, like Shahzadeh Mahan Garden?
The Garden is watered by qanats (special Iranian-style wells) and also the water of the Tigran River, which comes from the snows of the Jupiter heights. The steep slope of the ground helps facilitate the process, and thus the water passes through the garden towards the next village, also making that village a green place in the middle of the desert.
The interesting thing, however, about the way the garden is still as green and beautiful as it has ever been, is the smart system of watering the garden that was implemented at the time and still works today. The mainstream passing through the garden is surrounded by two pools with fountains, providing the whole atmosphere with more freshness. You can see similar fountains on every corner in the garden. They were put there on purpose. Few gardens in Iran have so many fountains.
The garden is categorized as flat Persian gardens, having an area of almost 5.7 hectares. A tall wall surrounds the garden and it has a beautiful gateway which amazes you upon entrance. There are several attractions in the garden, ranging from different estates such as the one private to the king to Khalvat Khane (meditating room), beautiful streams, and a restaurant which can make your travel to Iran even more memorable.
Different estates in the garden and the two main buildings (gardens) have many intricacies. Different rooms each with a different appearance can entertain every visitor. You can expect to meet Iranian architecture at its most amazing.
You can also visit Shahdad Desert, a wonder in itself, now that you are in Mahan. Shahdad is the result of years and years of erosion along with many other natural phenomena. Shahdad is 430 meters above the sea and 30 kilometers away from Lut. It has also given the archaeologists many invaluable discoveries. The side facing the wind is steeper than the other side, and that provides an amazing climate; however, it is one of the hottest spots on earth. Also, Shahdad is one of the most beautiful deserts in the world. It would be a good recommendation for you to have Shahdad Kalut private tour from Kerman if you want to travel to Kerman. Furthermore, in the case of pressing by the time, you can have 1 Day private exploring tour in Kerman neighborhood to explore Mahan city in details along Shazhzadeh Mahan Gardens.
There is also a small guest house which can be your host for a few days. This guest house is inside the garden and you can spend a few days there if you want. The other places to stay near the gardens is Eyvan Boutique Hotel and Motevali Bashi Boutique Hotel which are located in Mahan city. They would be a good recommendation for you if you don’t want to stay in a small host and need more facilities.
In Mahan, you can enjoy visiting the amazing irrigation system. There are plenty of spots to relax and have the pleasure of breathing the uniquely fresh air. You can walk around the garden and visit the different parts, such as the two main buildings and the different rooms. The architecture has a mysterious air around it which enchants every visitor. At the end of the day, you can have a good meal at the restaurant in the garden.
Visit Shahzadeh Gardens Mahan Kerman if you are going to Iran because you will definitely remember the experience. Whether you are a lover of ancient Persian architecture, or you love nature, you will have a memorable stay in Kerman. Beautiful deserts along with the wonderful garden add up to the loveliest visit to remember.