Rasht

RASHT

With the population at about 2,427,000 people in an area covering 14711 square meters Guilan province seats on the Caspian Sea’s coast lines and on the south’s neighbors Zanjan and Gazvin provinces the east it has common boarders with Mazandaran and on the west side is limited by Ardebil province, if rely on eyes on the beauties and color mountains of Guilan we have mistreated arise. The forest of Guilan have covered 5650 hectares of land which is about 38% of the province  and gives the wild flower every reason to blossom and make its domestic birds to sing. The climate of the region is Mediterranean thanks to its neighboring with the see and the great wall of Alborz Mountain that keeps the clouds escaping to the other side. Guilani men and women hand in hand work on their shalizars or rise fields and produce the green gold that comes the shalizars or rice farms. Their shalizars even add more beauty to the colorful nature of the province. The tea producers also have their own share the green and good scent of tea bushes they filled their baskets with a green leaves of tea which will become a cup of tea to drink and let all the heart chips and fatigue go out of their bodies.

A very brief search in the heart of the mountains along with the young herdsman was flocks of cows, sheep and goats. More than 20 kinds of different fishes could be caught in the waters and Costal areas of Iran, such as the Elephant fish, Chalbash, Gharebaroon, Sheep and Ozon which are all surgeon fishes producing Kaviar, but not surgeon fishes such as the Sefid, Kafal, Mash, Kapoor, Sim, Soof, Azad and Koolmeh could also be seen in the fishing nets. The tourist and guest get never leave Guilan without buying souvenirs, the table the set and ready for enjoyment and good purchases. A vast variety of goods that includes rice, fish, olives, the domestic wild herbs of the region, Vermishels, Sia Mezgi cheese, spring tea, honey, jam, peanuts, oaks, different kinds of cookies, pickles, hazelnuts and citrus fruits all attract tourists to pick for their own taste. Putting aside the edible goods of Guilan, it is turne for Guilan’s industries such as wood, bamboo vv, sowing, making filled carpets and ribs and even taxidermies birds, art, wisdom and effort are the souvenirs of Guilan. Guilan has pride and a great history. A strong fortress remaining the Sassanid Empire some 10 centuries ago which stands on the Peak of Talesh Mountains, The Roodkhan ford which is now empty, silent and alone thanks of its ancient dignity and pride on the top of the mountain in the heart of the woods. The ford is 500 meters long and its width changes in different parts and it covers an area about 5 hectares. The Sepidrood River comes a long distance to be can find behind the big dam and after stretching into the rivers narrow paths it reaches a bosom of the Caspian Sea. The construction of the Sepidrood’s dam started in 1333 and ended in 1339 and. Tarik and sangar are also dams blocking the Sepidrood in other parts.

We can name the Shafarood dam and Plour dam as the other dams of Guilan province. Guilan has great and strong winds that comb the leaves of trees in Manjil. The winds also run the electrical turbine plants in Manjil and produce green energy electricity which is produced by the use of wind, The winds that have destroyed and devastated home and cities before now provide electricity and light, but in the provincial capital of Guilan the city of Rasht the museum’s building which is seventy years old has been constructed in an area of about 700 square meters. The museum has two different departments of Anthropologie and Archaeology. In the department of Anthropology we become familiar with a social life of Guilani people and learned about their occupations and professions and in the department of Archeology one witnesses the great ancient history of Iran which indicates the culture of the people. The ancient art effects of the department are stone arrows aging some 3000 years (BC), Zareen cup, Marlik cup, the statue of Marlik cow, the great Clay statue are all kept in this museum.