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Brides in Northern Iran Receive Special Gifts in Ancient Ceremony

The big ceremony of giving gifts of Eid to newlywed women is an old tradition that has been practiced by Iranians since ancient times. The ceremony is mostly held on auspicious days and Eids, including Nowruz (Persian New Year), Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, etc., to give gifts to brides.

Iranian Lake Changes Colour throughout the Day!

There is a mysterious and gorgeous lake in Gilan province, northern Iran, whose colour changes during the day.

Gilan Province, Historical Hub of Silk Farming in Iran

Sericulture or silk farming has been practiced since ancient times in Iran, particularly in the northern province of Gilan.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sarash Village

Sarash is a gorgeous village in Layl, a mountainous rural district at the centre of Lahijan County in the northern Iranian province of Gilan.

Fandoqloo Forest: Scenic Beauty in Northwestern Iran

The Fandoqloo forest which lies next to vast mayweed fields is one of the most beautiful jungles and tourist attractions of Iran.

Greasy Cookie of Northern Iran: Reshte-Khoshkar

Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie native to the northern province of Gilan. The sweat and greasy cookie is usually eaten as a tea-time snack.

Local Games Festival Held in Iran’s Gilan Province

Gilan province in northern Iran recently hosted a festival of local games, which brought the villagers and tourists a great deal of joy and excitement.

Iran’s Lovely Beaches in Photos

Iran has the Caspian Sea on its northern boundaries and the Persian Gulf on its southern boundaries, and each of these coastlines has its own beauties.

Iran Unveils 110-Year-Old Rug with Portrait of National Hero

The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.

Iranian Customs in Photos: Football Match in Rice Farms

Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.