Located 362 kilometers from Tehran, the City
of Mahallat is situated on the slope of the mountain enjoying a
Mahallat is amongst the ancient residential areas in Iran,
In Safavid time, the most commercial exchanges were mainly made with
Isfahan. Mahallat have
been one of the most important bases of Ismailieh movement.
In the limits of present city.
Two villages of
are much older than Mahallat and hold several historical monuments.
Nimvar has been one of the important religious centers of Iran
Plateau in the ancient time. Khroheh is amongst very old villages
that its history dates back at least to Seleucidian time.
The important natural, historical and religious monuments of
the city are as follows:
- Thermal springs of Shafa, Solaymani, Mahallat spring and recreational
- The caves of Azad Khan, Shah Babol, Soorakh Gav, Yekehchah, Goldar Kalcheshmeh,
Sarcheshmeh and koshteh Riz,
- The castles of Jamshidi, Aghakhan Mahallati, and Khosravani,
- The caravansaries of Dodehak (Safavid), and Joun-Abad (Safavid),
- Dodehak bridge (Safavid),
- Historical inscription of Khorheh (seljukian),
- Seleucidian temple of Khorheh (4th century BC),
- The Fire-Temple of Atashkooh (Sassanide), and Milmilouneh,
- Sassanide Dam of Nimvar,
- Statue of Amr or Amreh (pre-Islamic time),
- Nimvar ice house,
- Jame’ mosques of mahallat (early Islamic time) and Nimvar,
- Imamzadehs of Yahya, Fazolreza, Shahzadeh Mousa, and Shahzadeh