Mazandaran province


  • SURTAN RITUAL 2017-11-30 15:08


    Colorful Iran: Surtan ritual for bride and groom

    In northern Mazandaran Province, neighbors and relatives of bride and groom hold Surtan ritual the night before wedding ceremony.

  • marmeh ritual 2017-11-28 19:22

    Colorful Iran

    Marmeh ritual in Mazandaran

    On the first day of each month, people in northern Mazandaran province perform Marmeh ritual.According to the ritual, each family asks an auspicious person to knock on their door and enter their home. They believe that it brings happiness and luck for them through the month.

  • 56% rise in foreign tourist visits to Mazandaran 2017-11-05 09:01

    56% rise in foreign tourist visits to Mazandaran

    TEHRAN – International tourist arrivals in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province, neighboring the Caspian Sea, grew by 56 percent in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) compared to the same period last year.

  • A view of the Lake of Ghosts in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. The small lake is peppered with some dead trees that add to its charm. 2017-08-15 09:53

    22 properties added to Iran’s natural heritage list

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has recently inscribed 22 natural spots and landscapes on the national heritage list, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Hircanian forests 2017-08-13 20:08

    Endangered Hircanian forests saved against mining exploration

    TEHRAN — The governor general of the northern province of Mazandaran has rescinded a permit for mining exploration across 11,000 hectares of Hircanian forests in a move toward saving valuable, yet endangered natural resources.

  • Northern Iran paddy fields painted green once again 2017-05-27 14:19

    Northern Iran paddy fields painted green once again

    As the hot season is setting, the paddy fields and arable lands of northern cities of Iran are once again painted green. The pictures bellow depict farmers working on the fields in a village in Qaem Shahr, Mazandaran province, cultivating rice to earn a living. Tehran Times / Amir Ali Razzaghi