Lahijan

September 4, 2019
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Situated in Gilan Province, with an excess of amiable attractions, the visitors in Lahijan might enjoy the sightseeing with picturesque landscapes and pure nature. Paddy patches and rice fields in addition to plentiful tea gardens on moor hills delicately bring in the beautiful city.

The booming tea industry here not merely provides the major country’s drink tea, but it also sells high quality produce in a broad cultivated in fertile soils.

Rich Eco system

Extended on a flat plain, formed from the deposits left behind from the rivers, it is close to the mountains. The partly Mediterranean type of weather is mild and humid here.  The weather in the plains is cool, and enjoyable in mountain regions. The rich ecosystem of Lahijan signifies its environmental significance.

Focal point for trading silk

The earlier extremely affluent city produced a huge amount of crops like rice and sweet corns. Also, the citrus orchards were plentiful. Silk was its main production as well,  and the city was  mainly come into the light for trading of silk.

Places worth visiting

There are lots of charming destinations: both  natural as well as historical. You will never never feel fed up in Lahijan as there is hardly any time that you will find no place to go or no reason for entertainment.  Among the most visited  sites in beautiful Lahijan are Sheitan Kuh with its wonderful waterfalls, Bagh-e Melli, Amir Kalayeh International Wetlands, Golshan hammam (bathhouse), Iran’s Tea History Museum, Dozdin Castle etc.

The Cuisine in Lahijan

Lahijan’s delicious cuisine, is more like other northern cities. It includes Khoresht-e Sabzi, Shishanadaz, and Mirza Ghasemi among the others. At family gatherings, almost all the local dishes are served.

Lahijan’s much-liked extremely pleasing sweet is Kolooche. It is cookie filled with walnut. Something which you should never miss when you are in Lahijan, to enjoy the authentic taste and texture of the famous sweet.

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Located in Gilan Province, with a glut of charming attractions, Lahijan marvels sightseers with picturesque landscapes and pristine nature. Paddy patches and rice fields in addition to abundant tea gardens on moor hills finely introduce the beautiful city. The booming tea industry not only supplies the country’s major drink but it also has good export for the high-quality produce cultivated in fertile soils.

Stretched on a flat plain, formed from the deposits left behind from the rivers, it is adjacent to mountains. The partially-Mediterranean climate here is of note; mild, humid weather in plains and cool, pleasant in mountain regions. Lahijan’s rich ecosystem signifies its environmental significance.

As far as its history is concerned, in 1306 it was conquered by Oljayto of Ilkhanate. Emir Timur Gurkani defeated him to rule the region. Other monarchs governing the once-larger city include Kiayi’s Sayyed Amir Beik and his descendants followed by the Safavid kings. At Oljayto’s monarchy, coins were built in a mint. Besides, coins from Fatahali Shah Qajar, and Shah Tahmasp Safavi have been left, now kept in a museum altogether. The formerly highly-flourishing city produced heaps of crops like rice and sweet corns. Also citrus orchards were plentiful. Silk was its main produce as well and the city was a focal point for trading silk.

With many intriguing natural and historical destinations, you will never feel bored in Lahijan; there is always something to do and see. Among the most-see sites in gorgeous Lahijan are Sheitan Kuh with its marvelous waterfalls, Bagh-e Melli, Amir Kalayeh International Wetlands, Golshan hammam (bathhouse), Iran’s Tea History Museum, and Dozdin Castle.

Lahijan’s flavorsome cuisine, much like other northern cities, includes Khoresht-e Sabzi, Shishanadaz, and Mirza Ghasemi among others. In family gatherings, almost all local dishes are served.

Also Lahijan’s much-liked luscious sweet is Kolooche, a round walnut-filled cookie; something which shouldn’t be missed for its authentic taste and texture.

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