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Except for geosites or sports, Qeshm Island has several tourist attractions to visit. When you are tired of walking around geosites, they will be good options to make you feel relaxed.

1.	 Khorbas Cave

1. Khorbas Cave

Although they are not genuine nature caves and actually artificially adapted as houses, Khorvas Cave is popular among tourists as ancient ruins.
Overlooking surrounding plains and Persian Gulf, the cave existed originally naturally on the side of a hill, but was utilized as both human dwellings and a fort by Qeshm natives, making the most use of the location convenient for the defense against external enemies some 500 years ago, Although the cave contributed to the early finding of enemies such as Portuguese fleets, eventually it was abandoned. In modern era a mosque was constructed and the hill is thronged with visitors to both the cave and the mosque, however in the cave, cool wind and panoramic view are just as it used to be.
The cave is conveniently situated and takes 15 minutes from Qeshm City by car, close to Golden Beach Resort.
Admission: 200,000IRR (For foreigners)

2.	 Portguese Castle

2. Portguese Castle

The castle constructed approximately 500 years ago is situated in the heart of Qeshm City, and looking over the Persian Gulf and Larak Island Today only walls and some underground facilities remained. Since the ruin is not repaired, be careful of yiour steps, especially when climbing up the top of the wall.

3.	 Noopark Crocodile Farm & Zoo

3. Noopark Crocodile Farm & Zoo

The park is along the seaside of Suza town, and convenient for stopping on the way back from Shibderaz. Although the it is rather small as a zoo, various species of crocodiles grown in the park can be observed.
Admission: 20.000 IRR (For foreigners)

4.	Old Bazaar

4. Old Bazaar

 Situated in the heart of Qeshm City, the bazaar is lively with local people wearing vivid traditional hijabs. Although the bazaar itself is not an ancient style, it is worth wondering around the bazaar to see the lifestyle of local people.

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