The latest news and views about Iran’s Gilan Province
With the arrival of spring and after that the heat of summer, more Iranians travel to northern areas, which have a pleasant climate.
One of the traditional customs and rituals in Guilan Province is Nowruz Khani – or singing to mark Persian New Year, Nowruz.
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.
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 is the largest city in the east of Iran’s northern Gilan province and its people speak Gilaki dialect.
The aquarium of Anzali port in northern Iran, also known as Fantastic Aquarium, is the biggest aquarium of Iran.
The Vanguard Museum in Gilan province, northern Iran, recounts stories of world wars to preserve the past heritage for future generations.
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.
The historical bazaar of Asiabar village in northern Iran is a traditional market that has supplied local and non-local products for centuries.
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 are among the most delicious cookies of the world that cannot be easily overlooked.
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.
Hyrcanian forests in northern Iran are home to various species surviving millions of years.
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.
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.
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).
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.