Thursday, January 27, 2022

Gilan Province

Colorful autumn along fantastic Poumel-to-Khalkhal road

You may have heard of the road from the northern Iranian city of Asalem to the city of Khalkhal, and its enchanting beauty. But that is not the only fantastic route between the northern Iranian provinces of Ardebil and Gilan.

Researchers Announce New Discovery in Historical Graveyard in Northern Iran

New excavations at Liar Sang Bon Cemetery in Iran’s northern province of Gilan have found a direct connection between the size of the graves and the social rank and status of the people buried there.

Lahijan; The Gorgeous Bride of Iran’s Gilan Province

Lahijan is the largest city in the east of Iran’s northern Gilan province and its people speak Gilaki dialect.

World’s Rarest Lilly Blooms in Northern Iran

Lilium ledebourii, one of the rarest species in the world, has recently flowered in Damash village of Amarlu region in Gilan province, northern Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: ‘Fantastic’ Aquarium of Anzali Port

The aquarium of Anzali port in northern Iran, also known as Fantastic Aquarium, is the biggest aquarium of Iran.

Iran’s ‘Vanguard Museum’ Displays World War Legacies

The Vanguard Museum in Gilan province, northern Iran, recounts stories of world wars to preserve the past heritage for future generations.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Darband Rashi Cave

Located in the city of Rudbar in Gilan province, northern Iran, Darband Rashi Cave is the oldest one in the country.

Iran’s Anzali Port: A Mesmerizing City with Dazzling Attractions

The port city of Anzali is one of Iran’s beautiful cities, boasting houses with colourful gable roofs, attractive squares, modern architecture, a pleasant climate, a dazzling sea and a pier marked by the sound of incoming and outgoing big and small vessels coupled with cries of seagulls.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Asiabar Traditional Market

The historical bazaar of Asiabar village in northern Iran is a traditional market that has supplied local and non-local products for centuries.

Rashti-Style Crochet: An Ancient Iranian Art

Rashtidoozi is a type of traditional Iranian crochet where cloth is decorated with colourful silk thread.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Zomorrod Waterfall

With its temperate climate and unique nature, Zomorrod waterfall in Gilan province, northern Iran, has the potential to become a top tourist attraction.

Northwestern Iran; A Paradise for Off-Roaders

The mountainous nature in northwestern Iran, especially those located between Ardabil and Gilan provinces, has turned the region into one of the best places for lovers of off-road routes, especially mountain bikers.

Titi Caravanserai: A Historical Hotel Built on A Woman’s Order

Iran’s northern province of Gilan hosts a historical hotel, known as the “Titi Caravanserai”, which had been constructed upon the order of a female member of the royal family some 600 years ago.

Lahijan Cookies; Centuries-Old Souvenir of Northern Iran

Lahijan cookies are among the most delicious cookies of the world that cannot be easily overlooked.

Abdul-Ali Khan Sufi Mansion; Unique Historical House in Northern Iran

The Abdul-Ali Khan Sufi mansion, built by Haj Mirza Mohammad Ali Khan Sufi in the northern Iranian city of Amlash, is one of the most prominent buildings in Gilan province.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Hyrcanian Forests during Winter

Hyrcanian forests in northern Iran are home to various species surviving millions of years.

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.

3 Iranian Cities, 1 Village Listed as Global Hubs of Handicrafts

Three more Iranian cities as well as a village have been added to the World Crafts Council’s list of cities and villages known for their handicrafts. Now, over a dozen Iranian towns and cities are on the list.

Gamaj Kebab Luxury Food of Northern Iran

The Gamaj kebab stew is one of the delicious and luxury Iranian stews which originally belongs to northern Gilan province.

Torsheh Vash; Great Choice for Those Who Like Sour Foods

Torsheh Vash is one of the local foods of northern Iran, especially Gilan province. The name of this stew is taken from one of its ingredients, a plant called Torsheh Vash (wood sorrels).

Buffalos Beat Summer Heat by Bathing in Steel Lagoon

As the level of water has decreased in the Steel Lagoon near the northern Iranian city of Astara, domestic cattle and water buffalos that live beside the region’s swamps and rivers find the lake suitable for bathing.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Gilan

Gilan province is located in the north of Iran on the south-western coast of Caspian Sea.

Story of Two Swiss Women Who Went Missing in Iran

Two Swiss women cyclists, who had been trapped in snow at night in the mountainous areas of Gilan province in northern Iran, tell the story of how they were ultimately rescued by villagers a few weeks ago.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Anzali Port

The port city of Anzali is located in the west of Gilan province in northern Iran. As a Free Trade Zone with a population of 150,000, Anzali has been a hub of trade and tourism for a long time.

Wind Turbines of Manjil; Beautiful Kalashtar

Kalashtar is one of the beautiful villages of Rudbar County in Iran’s Northern Gilan Province. It is located three kilometres from the city and in the foothills of the western Alborz. Kalashtar is about 550 metres above sea level.

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