Gorgan

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  • 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”.