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Kuku Shirin

Kuku Shirin, one of the popular Qazvin dishes and similar to a French quiche, can be made with chicken or potatoes as a fully vegan food! Sweet Kuku is made in two parts and the final dish is decorated with almond or pistachio slices which had been cut into diamond shaped pieces.   Ingredients For [...]
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Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum

As an ancient tradition, public bathhouses have been an important part of every city in Persia and there are numerous public bathhouses in cities and villages of Iran. As the technology advanced, most public bathhouses were abandoned. As a result, most of these hammams have turned in to ruins. There are a few remaining hammams [...]
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Hir Village

Another gorgeous sight in the Alamut region is Hir village which is 65 kilometers away from Qazvin city. This tiny village alone produces the majority of the country’s cornelian cherry and is widely known as the capital of Iranian cornelian cherry. The harvesting season in this lovely village is what makes it unique. After the [...]
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Nemooneh Restaurant

Nemooneh Restaurant, located in North Ferdowsi, Narvan Shopping center, Qazvin is a restaurant that satisfies every taste. Their blue and golden chairs have a persian royalty theme. The halls are long, making you feel like you are inside a persian palace. They serve all kinds of food, both traditional and modern. Their Italy Salad is [...]
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Narvan Shopping Center

Narvan Shopping Center is the largest shopping mall in Qazvin, it is a 4-story building with shops selling various products and a nice food court. Food court of Narvan Shopping Center is very famous among young locals and families, thus it has become a pleasant place for locals to spend some time there. The food [...]
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Ovan Lake

20 kilometers away from the Alamut Castle is where the beautiful Ovān Lake is located. This small lake has become popular among camping fans and nature lovers in recent years. Located at a high altitude, the lake and its region can get extremely cold in the winter and parts of the lake get frozen. In [...]
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Doimaj

Doimaj is a traditional food of Qazvin. A very popular finger food, this dish has a strong resemblance to cheese bites. Doimaj contains shredded flatbread, cheese, cucumbers, walnuts, vegetables and sometimes yogurt. These items are mixed together and rest at room temperature until thick. Traditionally in Qazvin, they divide little portions of Doimaj with an [...]
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Gheymeh Nesar

Rice is the most common item in Iranian cuisine. They love rice and use it in almost every dish. They cook rice, mixed with lots of things: lentils, mung beans, tomatoes, cherries, saffron and dried or fresh vegetables. But the most luxurious Iranian rice dish is the famous traditional food of Qazin, Gheymeh Nesar. This [...]
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Alamut Region

Qazvin province lies on the southern skirts of Alborz mountain. The Alamut region connects the green jungles of Mazandaran province to the north and the dry lands of southern Qazvin province. This mountainous and rich region is definitely the top natural attraction of Qazvin province. There are numerous sights in this region, some of which [...]
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Qazvin Sweets

Qazvin has plenty of delicious special sweets. Strolling in the bazaar of Qazvin, you can find a number of pastry shops selling all sorts of local cakes, breads, and sweets. Some of these famous sweets are Nān-e Chai, Nān-e Berenji, Baklava, Nān-e Qandi, Pāderāzi, and Nān-e Nazok. Pāderāzi, which literally means “long leg”, is a [...]
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Negarossaltaneh Cafe

Sadolsaltaneh Caravanserai is located in Khomeini street and is close to the old Bazaar of Qazvin. It is a masterpiece made of mud-bricks and tile works. Negarossaltaneh Cafe is situated in Vazir Raste (a part of the Caravanserai). It has the same structure as the Caravanserai and is designed with beautiful brick domes, tiles, along [...]
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Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

Known as the oldest Jameh Mosque in Iran, Jameh Mosque of Qazvin was built in 807 AD. Like many other mosques in the country, the mosque was built to replace a Zoroastrian fire temple which dated back to the Sassanian Empire (224–651 AD). The mosque was relatively small in size until the Safavid Dynasty (1501–1736) […]

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