Gorgan

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  • Gorgan 2021-11-22 17:27

    Handicrafts centers to open in Gorgan

    TEHRAN –Three houses of handicrafts are planned to be established in the northern city of Gorgan, Golestan province, by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022), Gorgan’s tourism chief has announced. 

  • illegal diggers 2021-11-08 19:30

    Police arrest illegal diggers in Golestan

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested three illegal excavators and antique smugglers in the historical texture of Gorgan, the capital of northern Golestan province, previously known as Astarabad, CHTN reported on Monday. 

  • agritourism farm 2021-10-02 20:48

    New agritourism farm comes on stream in northern Iran

    TEHRAN –A vast agritourism farm has been inaugurated in the city of Gorgan, northern province of Golestan, the provincial tourism chief has announced.

  • Hyrcanian cup, decorated with gazelles (early first millennium BC) 2021-09-20 18:16

    Hyrcania, a fertile land with rich, turbulent history

    TEHRAN - Hyrcania, Old Persian Varkana, (“Wolf’s Land”), is an ancient region situated in northern Iran, southeast of the Caspian Sea - which was called the Hyrcanian Ocean in antiquity.

  • Six historical buildings in Gorgan to be turned into guest houses 2021-04-19 21:00

    Six historical buildings in Gorgan to be turned into guest houses

    TEHRAN – Six historical buildings in the city of Gorgan, northern Golestan province, will be repurposed into guest houses, director-general of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Golestan said.

  • Iran to allocate some $240,000 for Great Wall of Gorgan restoration 2021-03-08 19:27

    Iran to allocate some $240,000 for Great Wall of Gorgan restoration

    TEHRAN – Iran will set aside ten billion rials (some $240,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) for the restoration of the Great Wall of Gorgan, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Sunday.

  • Conservation plan for Gorgan Bay approved 2021-02-27 17:31

    Conservation plan for Gorgan Bay approved

    TEHRAN – A seven-year plan to revive Gorgan Bay in the Caspian Sea has been approved by the government at the suggestion of the Department of Environment (DOE), First Vice-President Is’haq Jahangiri announced on Saturday.

  • Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran 2021-02-01 21:33

    Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran

    A nomad ensemble performs during the closing ceremony of the 14th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Gorgan, the capital of Iran’s northern province of Golestan, on January 31, 2021.

  • Home-based handicrafts businesse 2021-01-18 18:18

    Home-based handicrafts businesses in Gorgan receive support

    TEHRAN – Eligible crafters, who are running home-based businesses across Iran’s northern city of Gorgan, have received financial support from the government. 

  • Astarabad 2020-12-31 00:50

    Astarabad, enormous advantage for tourism development in Golestan

    TEHRAN- The historical texture of Gorgan, the capital of northern Golestan province, previously known as Astarabad, is a valuable advantage and a great capacity for boosting tourism in the region, the governor-general of the province has announced. 

  • Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade 2020-12-13 17:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade

    TEHRAN – If the backward trend of the Caspian Sea level continues, Gorgan Bay will be completely dried up by the next decade.

  • archeological site 2020-12-11 17:53

    300 ancient relics unearthed in northern Iran

    TEHRAN –A total of 300 historical objects have been unearthed so far in an archeological site in the ancient neighborhood of Sarcheshmeh, which is located in the historical texture of Gorgan, the capital of northern Golestan province. 

  • Italian travel marketers 2020-09-21 18:29

    Italian travel marketers, tour operators visit Gorgan

    TEHRAN – A delegation of top travel marketers and tour operators from Italy have visited the historical structure of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran.

  • Archaeological hill Khargush-Tappeh demarcated 2020-07-31 21:30

    Archaeological hill Khargush-Tappeh demarcated

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists and experts has recently finished a demarcation project on Khargush-Tappeh in northern part of the country in a bid to safeguard the significant archaeological hill.

  • Over $2m earmarked to revive Gulf of Gorgan 2020-07-31 18:09

    Over $2m earmarked to revive Gulf of Gorgan

    TEHRAN – A budget of 9 trillion rials (nearly $2.1 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been earmarked to revive the Gulf of Gorgan in the Caspian Sea, northern Iran.

  • An Iranian craftswoman makes a final inspection on traditional handmade necklaces in her home, which is also house to a small family workshop for crafting personal ornamentations, in Turkmen Sahra, a region in the northeast of Iran near the Caspian Sea, June 30, 2020.  2020-07-04 23:02

    Photo: IRNA / Raheleh Hesari

    Passed down from generation to generation: Turkmen jewelry designs 

    An Iranian craftswoman makes a final inspection on traditional handmade necklaces in her home, which is also house to a small family workshop for crafting personal ornamentations, in Turkmen Sahra, a region in the northeast of Iran near the Caspian Sea, June 30, 2020. 

  • Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr 2019-11-17 19:43

    Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Sales of handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuff in an annual nomadic festival in the city of Gorgan, northern Golestan province, rose 70 percent from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • Gorgan festival showing deliciousness of nomadic arts, crafts, dishes and rituals 2019-11-13 19:33

    Gorgan festival showing deliciousness of nomadic arts, crafts, dishes and rituals

    TEHRAN – Clusters of Turkmen people, who are natives of Iran’s Golestan province, are doing their best in a four-day festival to well introduce and show nomadic arts, crafts, dishes, rituals and genuine hospitality they have preserved from generation to generation.

  • The Great Wall of Gorgan: longest ancient barrier between Central Europe and China 2019-10-30 19:26

    The Great Wall of Gorgan: longest ancient barrier between Central Europe and China

    TEHRAN – Stretched for almost 200 kilometers along northern Iran, the ancient Great Wall of Gorgan was constructed from 420s CE to 530s as a northern frontier of the then mighty Persian Empire, which was then ruled under Sassanids.

  • UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus 2018-11-06 07:51

    Golestan province preparing for tribes festival

    TEHRAN – Iran’s northern Golestan province, which is home to various ethnic communities, is preparing to hold the 12th International Festival of Tribes Culture on the theme of “unity between tribespeople”.