Mount Damavand is the highest peak in Iran with a special place in Persian mythology and folklore. The magnificent peak lies in the northern part of Iran.
The volcanic peak is the symbol of Iranian resistance against despotism and foreign invasion in Persian poetry and literature. Persian poet Ferdowsi has made some references to this peak in his masterpiece, the Shahnameh:
Various and specific plants grow at the different heights of Damavand. In the photo, you can see the peak up close along with the nearby spring flowers and trees.