Rasht Iran


  • Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started 2018-12-11 22:43

    Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started

    TEHRAN – An appraisal study on the country’s first tram, to be established in the northern city of Rasht, has been started, an official with the municipalities and village administrations has announced.

  • rainfall 2018-11-13 21:57

    Precipitation reaches record high in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Raining set a record high in Tehran on Monday, constituting 10 percent of the annual precipitation in the city, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • A view of Yazd, a UNESCO-registered city in central Iran   2018-09-18 09:20

    Iran seeks to nominate Yazd as UNESCO Creative City

    TEHRAN – Iranian National Commission for UNESCO is considering to nominate Yazd as a Creative City of the UN cultural body, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Marlik collection finds way home after five decades 2018-05-20 10:31

    Marlik collection finds way home after five decades

    Photos depict magnificent Marlik collection being on display at the Rasht Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, northern Iran, May 19, 2018.

  •  An Iron-Age gold cup excavated from Marlik 2018-05-16 12:24

    Iron-Age collection takes center stage at Rasht museum

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Iron-Age artifacts, known as Marlik collection, has opened its doors to the public at a museum in the city of Rasht, northern Gilan province.

  • Photo depicts Iranian fishermen pulling a massive net near the northern city of Rasht on the southern Caspian Sea coast, October 15, 2017. 2017-10-16 20:24

    Fishing season commences in Caspian Sea

    Fishermen are pulling a massive net on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, northern Iran, October 15, 2017. The fishing season starts routinely on October 12 and lasts for about six months. Roughly four thousand people in two coastal provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran get engaged in fishing during the season. PHOTO: Mojtaba Mohammadi/ IRNA

  • 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.

  • environment 2017-07-12 13:58

    Green meetings seeking environmental consciousness

    TEHRAN — Environmentalists and NGOs can play a significant role in raising awareness and channeling efforts into promoting environmental values and protecting it.

  • Iranian airline to start Rasht-Tbilisi service 2017-07-05 20:25

    Iranian airline to start Rasht-Tbilisi service

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Aseman Airlines is scheduled to launch biweekly round-trip flights between the city of Rasht and Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, during summertime.

  • A traditional marketplace in Rasht, northern Iran 2017-07-04 09:30

    Iran attends UNESCO annual assembly on creative cities

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Deputy Director Bahman Namvar-Motlaq participated in the 12th annual meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), which was held in Enghien-les-Bains, a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, from June 29 to July 2.