Qazvin Travel Guide

Qazvin is a city with the most beautiful sky ever, a pure blue since it is frequently windy. It is famous for being along the Silk Road and havingAlamut Castle nearby that belongs to Assassins. Qazvin is known as the capital of Iran’s calligraphy. So you can find beautiful pieces in various styles and also amazing classes on calligraphy there.

What to Do in Qazvin?

First and foremost, you must visit Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh which is not just a remnant of an ancient caravanserai; Sa’d al-Saltaneh is a cultural, traditional, and industrial hub in Qazvin right now. You can enjoy the magnificent ad lovely architecture, local stores for buying souvenirs, and romantic cafes as well. Stroll around at Sabze Meydan which is the local shopping hub at Qazvin where people buy their everyday lives needs. Aminiha Hosseiniyeh, Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum, and Jameh Mosque of Qazvin are other sites not to miss.

Do not also miss on trekking and camping at Alamut Valley and Ovan Lake. Besides, try Gheime Nesar >which is tasty local food and Jouje Borosted is a famous fast-food of there. The delicious sweets like Baghlava, Nan Chai, and Paderazi in Qazvin also are worth trying.

A very unique and local souvenir of Ghazvin is Sang-e Pa which is a natural volcanic pumice stone for removing dead skin and callus from feet.

When is the Best Time to Visit Qazvin?

Except for the winter, all other seasons are perfect timing for visiting Qazvin. It has harsh winters since it is surrounded by mountain ranges.

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