Rasht Tourism

  • Estil Lagoon; Tourist attraction in Astara, northern Iran

    Estil Lagoon; Tourist attraction in Astara, northern Iran

    Estil Lagoon in northern Iran is in Astara on Rasht-Astara Road. It is one of the tourist attractions in Astara, Gilan province. The Lagoon is habitat for migratory birds, including pelicans, seagulls, tern, quail, big and small cormorants, and heron. Reporting from Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran. Jan 10, 2020. IRNA/Mojtaba Mohammadi.

  • Spectacular beauties of Anzali in northern Iran

    Spectacular beauties of Anzali in northern Iran

    Bandar-e Anzali is a harbour town on the Caspian Sea, close to Rasht, Gilan province, northern Iran. The photo album depicts some eye-catching views of the Anzali Wetland and Anzali Port. Anzali Wetland is one of the most significant and largest natural habitats for animals. Rasht, Iran. Nov 2, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Moheimani.

  • Flood damages in Talesh; northern Iran

    Flood damages in Talesh; northern Iran

    Heavy rains in Talesh, Gilan province in northern Iran burst the banks of rivers and caused floods which inundated houses damaging many parts of the city. It destroyed part of infrastructure of the city. Rasht, Iran. Sept 22, 2020. IRNA/Mehr Ali Govahi.

  • Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Scenic, lush and unique, Masouleh, on the foothills of Alborz Mountain Range, Gilan Province is one of the remarkable villages of Iran. This beautiful village is a tourist resort located on the rooftops. Rasht, Iran. Sept 21, 2020. IRNA/Amir Ghayyoumi.

  • Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath is one of the historical monuments of Someh Sara, which belongs to the Qajar Dynasty and is located in the central part of Kasma village. It is registered as one of the national monuments of Iran. The bath has two Howz of hot and cold water, (In traditional Persian architecture, a howz is a centrally positioned symmetrical axis pool. If in a traditional house or private courtyard, it is used for bathing, aesthetics or both). Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran. June 15, 2020. IRNA/ Farzad Hassanpour.

  • 700-year old perfume bottle unearthed in northern Iran

    700-year old perfume bottle unearthed in northern Iran

    Deputy Head of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Office of Gilan Province, northern Iran, said that a perfume bottle and some other artifacts dating back to Ilkhanate Dynasty (1256-1335) and Timurid Empire (1370-1508) were unearthed in an ancient mosque in Rasht.

  • Gilan World Heritage tablets to be unveiled

    Gilan World Heritage tablets to be unveiled

    Rasht, May 11, IRNA – The director general of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts of Gilan province Mansour Hallajpour said on Monday that the tablets of Hyrcanian Forests and Qasem Abad village of Roodsar with the focus on tent weaving will be unveiled as this province's world heritage during the museum and cultural heritage protection week.

  • Final Steps for Global Registration of hand-woven “Chador Shab”

    Final Steps for Global Registration of hand-woven “Chador Shab”

    Rasht, Dec 25, IRNA – Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment for women, is also woven by female weavers in this region.

  • Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin is one of the agricultural products of Gilan province in Northern Iran that is grown in early autumn and is a food for cold seasons in cooking special household bread, cakes, pickles, lavash and so on a festival occasion. Rasht is a creative gourmet city in Iran. Rasht, Iran, November 13, 2019. IRNA/Abouzar Hamidi.