Gilan province


  • Roudsar leopard released back to wild  2017-11-05 20:00

    Roudsar leopard released back to wild

    TEHRAN — A Persian leopard that had been severely injured by getting caught in snare in February was fully recovered and released back to wild on Sunday.

  • Wooden fruit bowls are seen in a file photo 2017-10-17 08:37

    Tehran exhibit features wooden handcrafted vessels, utensils

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of wooden vessels and utensils, handcrafted by Iranian artisan Sajjad Badkoubeh, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • Downpour in northern Iran 2017-10-04 15:33

    Downpour in northern Iran amid drought forecast for southwest

    TEHRAN — While Iran’s Climatological Research Institute has projected drought for six southwestern provinces for the current water year, starting on September 23, torrential rain has shut down schools in Ramsar, northern province of Mazandaran.

  • A poster for the Rasht Cultural Nights in Tehran on Sept. 23 and 24, 2017 2017-09-11 19:02

    Milad Tower to host Rasht Cultural Nights

    TEHRAN – Rasht Cultural Nights will be held at the foot of Milad Tower in Tehran on September 23 and 24 to turn the spotlight on the rich history, traditions and charms of the northern city.

  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.

  • An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village in the central district of Lahijan County, Gilan Province on June 6, 2017. 2017-06-11 10:03

    Sarash Village home to warm, hospitable people

    An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village, northern Gilan province, on June 6, 2017.

  • Borage 2017-05-30 12:05

    Borage harvest season in northern Iran 

    TEHRAN- Borage, also known as a starflower, is a medicinal herb and now it is in season. Local farmers in Gilan province that lies along the Caspian Sea in northern Iran are busy harvesting it. 

  • Land of affection - Gilan 2017-04-09 14:38

    Olasbelangah: Green countryside on rolling hills

    An aerial video depicts portions of Olasbelangah village that is nested on foothills of the Alborz mountain range. Teeming with timeless yet spectacular sceneries, wooden cottages and sounds of birds, the picturesque area is sometimes referred to as a lost paradise in northern Iran. The countryside can be reached via a 30-kilometer-long curvy road commences from Masal, itself a popular tourist destination in Gilan Province.