Silent valley (Dareh-e Sokoot)
One of the quietest parts of the island of Hormuz is the valley of silence. In the past, locals extracted the salt from the valley with an ax, henceforth it is also called “tabarzan”. One of the attractions of this valley is the salt statue at the end of the valley, called the salt goddess.

Valley of sculptures
One of the attractions of the island of Hormuz is the valley of sculptures, which is a valley with tall walls that have undergone various erosion and as a result various scalpted figures has been formed naturally.

Soil-made carpet of Hormuz Island
One of the world’s largest Soil-Made rugs is on the island. This carpet is made of the natural color of the soil on the island itself, and uses 18 different colors. Symbols of local legends, fishing boats, deer and logs are among the designs of this carpet.

Museum of Dr. Nadalian
The building has been established by Dr. Nadalian due to his interest in the indigenous handicrafts and art of men and women of the island. The diverse artistic craftsmanship of the island’s local people and documentation of the life of Dr. Nadalian forms the museum.

Portuguese castle
The castle is dating back to about 500 years, and it was built by Alfonso Albercroc at the time that the island was dominated by the Portuguese. Parts of this red castle have been damaged due to atmospheric conditions, but water storage, church and part of the soldier’s home can be visited.

Hormuz Island
Hormuz Island

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