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Caspian Iran

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Caspian Iran is a beautiful region of Iran along the coast of the Caspian Sea. The forested coastal plains rise up quickly into the Alborz Mountains.


Cities[edit]

  • Babol
  • Gonbad-e Kavus —with its 70m 11th century tower.
  • Gorgan —Provincial capital of Golestan with surrounding forests and hills.
  • Masouleh — A postcard perfect terraced village in
  • Ramsar — sea resort backed by verdant mountains popular with Iranians; offering hot springs as well.
  • Rasht — distinctly northern, and charming Gilaki-speaking capital of the Gilan-province.
  • Sari with its Clock-tower and 15th century mausoleums.
  • Now Shahr
  • Behshahr and its nearby Abbas Abad, home of shah Abbas and his (now ruined) mid-lake fortress.

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

In Caspian part of Iran people talks Persian.

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

In the central Province of Mazandaran, There are many things to see, ranging from natural to cultural attractions. Here are a few natural attractions:

  • Safarood Public Forest, located 5 km on the road to Ramsar-Javaherdeh, in the beautiful forest regions of the Alborz mountain range and near the Safarood river. This forest has many recreational centers.
  • Mineral Water Springs. Ramsar is quite famous for its mineral water springs. Some of these are : Nei-Dasht cold mineral water spring another located 12 km south of Ramsar, in a valley near the Safarood river the warm mineral water springs located behind the guesthouse of Ramsar, under the bridge of Ramsar (on the eastern edge of the hotel) and sadat-shahr, Mas-Rash and Tanijan warm mineral water springs in Jannat-Roodbar.
  • Waterfalls: These are numerous waterfalls in the mountainous regions of Ramsar which have created the most beautiful views. These include Dareh-Rashmeh on the northwestern road to Ramsar-Javaherdeh, Laj-o-Mij in Oshkoor, a hamlet near a village by the same name, etc.


Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit]

Eat[edit]

Fish is the best way to go. If you're not that really interested in fish, kebab shops are scattered all over the province. Don't forget a meal in this province would not be complete without salads, yoghourt and barbari bread.

Drink[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Always remember Iran's Police number is 110.

Get out[edit]


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