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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.
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Rashti-Style Crochet: An Ancient Iranian Art

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

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 19

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.
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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; 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.
Hyrcanian Forests during Winter (1)

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

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

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.