There is a salt river in the middle of the central lut desert which is called
(Kale –shour)and it is located at the distance about 90 km far from shahdad ,it is sandy road about 30 km to get there.it is so amazing site to see , but you need guide,path finder and 4 WD car.
This is my profession to arrange it for you.
There is a kind of trees near by desert.it gives fruit just in fall for about tow
months and it will be finished after the first raining.
This fruit is so sticky and sweet and very tasty.the local people belive that it is so good for fever and decreases the temperature of the body.if you come to desert in autumn try to taste it.
Some thing is amazing to know about :
This tree is living without water to live.if it uses water it never gives fruit.
The Holy Defence Museum
This museum is an enduring result and a uniqe consequence of the congress to commemorate the commandts and Eight Thousand Martyrs of the Sistan and Balouchestan province.
It was built through the efforts of Brigadier Ghasem Soleymani, then commander of the 41st Thar-ol-Lah Brigade who undertook the eleven months task with the objective of preserving the culture of self sacrifice jihad martyrdoms and proving the rights of the Muslim Iranians during the imposed eight years war with Iraq.
The Museum was designed by Mr. Khan Mohammadi ,a professor in the University of Science and Industry in Tehran.It was created on a plot of land covering an area of 23 thousand squar meters.
The 2,550 squar meters building cost 11 billion Rials to complete and was inaugurated by President Hashemi Rafsanjani on 24th May 1998, on the Anniversary of Khoramshahr's freedom.
The position of the museum in the center of the town and opposite the great Eid prayers Mosque in Kerman has greatly enhanced the importance of the cultural center.
Shahdad is a district situated at lowest point of the desert at a maximum height of 4oo meter above the sea.
The town is at a distance of 105km from Kerman.the old ruins of the old town dating back to the 4th millennium BC were discovered in the Shahdad
Plain near the new town.It has been recently discovered that Shahdad is the hottest point on earth near to the heat pole.
A cording to it's diletrant excavations consist of a collection of metal foundries and traces of metal works. Pointing to Shahdad as an industrial center of it's time.
All these reveal that Shahdad was an important center for metal industry in the second millennium BC.the first metal flag was discovered in an old cemetery in Shahdad.
It is located at a distance of 247km far from Kerman.
Historians and researchers have put the age of Maymand between 3000 to 12000 years ago.they say there is a stone table at a distance of 7 to 8km from Maymand on which the town's history is engraved.
The village has a peculiar style in architecture and construction of house and is counted as a center for early human settlement in the central desert of Iran.
The hoses in the village were craved in the heart of the mountain.the rooms and patios consist of corridors and columns displaying a soecial rural architecture.
Maymand is one of the four Iranian villages registered in UNESCO
Kavir-e lut in Kerman province is a part of the larger lut desert .
The lut desert is situated in the south eastern region of Iran. And covers a total area of about
The lut desert is divided into three section'The northern 'Centeral and southern section.
The centeral section is the largest part of the lut desert and also reaches its lowest
There are several Kaluts in this region that extend from centeral lut to the west.The kaluts
cover part of the west fring of the lut desert with an average width of 80km and an average length of 145km.
The lowest region of the lut desert to the east of a salt mine called Gowd-e namak which is situated in the west region of Kaluts.At this point the altitude is a mere 56m above sea level and is recorded as the lowest region in Iran and also the warmest point in Iran and the wold.
The temperature in the lut desert can exceed 65 degrees centigrade in the shade'that makes it even hotter than "Death valley" in Saudi Arabia.
Kalut is a moving sand castele that is being built one day and moves another day.