The latest news and views about Iran’s Gilan Province
An official in the northern Iranian province of Gilan says authorities have managed to restore water, electricity and gas in all areas affected by the recent flood in the city of Astara along the Caspian Sea
Heavy rains have triggered a flood in the northern Iranian city of Astara, along the Caspian Sea.
An Iranian environment activist has warned the Anzali Wetland in the north of the country will reduce to isolated, shallow ponds in five years’ time.
An Iranian museum official says archaeological studies show that the glasses found in Japan, South Korea and the span of the ancient Han Empire originate from Iran and its northern province of Gilan.
The Asalem-Khalkhal road is one of the most beautiful mountainous routes of Iran that links Gilan and Ardabil Provinces in northern Iran to each other.
Pleasant spring weather makes Rasht’s market a tourist spot in the northern Iranian province of Gilan. While some may think twice before visiting the place, given the rain, many other visitors venture into the site, which has colorful umbrellas to protect from the downpours.
Another fire has ripped through Anzali Lagoon in Iran’s northern province of Gilan and is still raging, prompting local officials to call in aerial firefighting teams.
A heat wave in the northern Iranian Anzali lagoon, Guilan Province, has led to the growth of a highly aggressive species of fern known as Azolla as well as common water hyacinth across the wide swathe of the wetland, reducing oxygen concentration in the water.
Sarvelat is one of the most beautiful villages of Gilan in Chaboksar region in northern Iran, which has a beautiful and green landscape facing a forest valley and fruit orchards. The beauty along with the delicious local food in Ms. Khavar’s restaurant has made Sarvelat a tourist destination.
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.