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Ab o Atash Park

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Type  Urban park
Status  Open
Location  Northern Tehran, Iran
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Area  Over 24000 square meters

Ab-o-Atash Park (Persian: Pārk e Āb o Ātaš – پارکِ آب و آتش‎‎), literally the Water and Fire Park, also known as the Abraham Park (پارکِ ابراهیم – Pārk e Ebrāhim), is a park in northern Tehran, Iran. With an area over 24000 square meters, the park was opened on June 27, 2009, by the 55th Mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.

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Features

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The park has an exclusive area designed for water-playing, alongside four fire-towers which make fire flames as high as 6 to 8 meters, with the whole presentation accompanied by music. There is also an amphitheater in the park, with a 700-meter tent which has a capacity of 370 people. Other features of the park include horse training, a light house, gazebos, and several interior cafeterias.

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Ab-o-Atash Park is connected to Nowruz Park by the suspension bridge of Abrisham, and to Taleqani Forest Park by the largest pedestrian overpass of Tehran, Tabiat Bridge. It is also attached to Banader Park, with a light house in between.

Water fight

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On July 29, 2011, a water fight event was held by a large group of youth at the park, and received media attention. The event was organized on Facebook, and was held by water guns. It was ended up by the controversial temporary arrest of 10 participants, who the police announced to have done "unacceptable behavior."

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