Lahijan, The Bride of Gilan

Lahijan is famous for being “the bride of Gilan” and “the city of bitter oranges”. It is the capital of Lahijan county with an estimated 2016 population of 167/000 people distributed over a land area of 1,428 km2. People of Lahijan mostly speak Gilaki, Taleshi, Tati and Kurdish. Duo to their “moderate caspian” climate, Lahijan [...]
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Saravan Forest Park

The enchanting forest of Saravan is only 17 km outside of Rasht city. It is one of the oldest, and thus, grandest forests in Gilan province. At about 1,500 hectares, this park stands up to 250 meters above sea level and acts as a major tourist magnet. The forest is packed with trees and unique [...]
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Gilan Rural Heritage Museum

The Guilan Rural Heritage Museum is a small but accurate depiction of the lifestyles, cultures and traditions of the rural areas of Gilan. The idea of opening such a museum began with the Rudbar  earthquake (a city in Gilan Province, northern Iran). The Rudbar earthquake occurred on June 21, 1990 in which a somewhere between [...]
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