Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Gilan Province

Fire engulfs Anzali Lagoon in northern Iran once again

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.

Fish die in northern Iranian lagoon due to hot weather

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.

Iran tourism: Ms. Khavar’s cooking made Sarvelat village in Gilan famous

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.

Anar Bij; A Tasty Dish of Northern Iran

Anar bij or Anar Avij is a stew from northern Iran, particularly the Gilan province. The dish is made up of a delicious combination of fragrant herbs, meat, walnuts and pomegranate.

Anzali Wetland, habitat of swamp tulips

Anzali Wetland is in Iran’s northern Gilan Province near the port city of Bandar Anzali.

Iran tourism: Beauties of Siahkal in in 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.

Nowruz Khani, a tradition marking arrival of spring in Guilan

One of the traditional customs and rituals in Guilan Province is Nowruz Khani – or singing to mark Persian New Year, Nowruz.

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.

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