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Maharloo Lake, Shiraz

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Maharloo Lake, also known as Daryache-ye-Namak is a seasonal salt lake in the highlands of the area of Shiraz, Iran. 27.0km southeast of Shiraz, the lake salt is rich in potassium and other salts.
Rudkhane-ye-Khoshk, a seasonal river flowing through the city of Shiraz, brings most of the flood water to the lake bed during intensive precipitation events. The lake water typically evaporates by the end of summer and exposes the white lake bed. By mid-summer and due to high evaporation rates and salt concentrations, the lake water turns pinkish red as a result of the red tide within the lake.
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  • Maharloo lake also known as pink lake. Is a seasonal salt lake located in sarvestan city near shiraz. As the weather gets warmer , the lake becomes more pink.  more »
  • I saw Maharloo Lake from airplane and next day I took taxi from Shiraz to visit this lake. I expected more because Maharloo from sky looking awesome. This is must visit in Shiraz  more »
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  • It's really good place for spending one weekend in silence, I also recommend Maharlu lake for camping.
  • Pink laka(maharlo) one af the best places I ever seen
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