Dasht-e Naz - Iran Tourist Attractions
The Dasht-e Naz Protected Area in Iran, known for its rich biodiversity with over 447 plant species, is located in the Hyrcanian forests between Tehran and Mazandaran provinces. Famous for hosting the rare Persian Fallow Deer, the area is a key tourist attraction in Sari. Managed by the Environmental Organization to preserve its unique ecosystem, it’s an integral part of the ancient Hyrcanian forests, which is a World Heritage site. Home to 53% of Iran’s forests, the region supports various flora including oak and beech trees, and fauna like the Persian Fallow Deer, leading to Iran’s first deer breeding center. This deer species is notable for its size, distinct skin color, and antlers.