The ruins of the ancient town are situated in the center of the northern coast of the island. The buildings have been built of sandstones and some plaster layers on their walls. The area is about 3 kilometers with remarkable brick and block structures which probably belong to Sasanid period actually the age of Harireh town is estimated to be 800 years old. It portrays a great city as well as rich civilization that were in the past. Some historians believe that the town was most likely destroyed by a powerful earthquake.
Gilan province with the centrality of Rasht city is of the green provinces in north of Iran. Gilan encompasses the western end of the Alborz mountains and the western plain around the Caspian Sea of Iran. With a historical back ground and an ancient history, this province attracts both tourists and archeologists alike. Gilan province has unique nature and dense rain forests, which have global significance. This province has all kinds of tasty local and traditional foods and its own unique handicrafts and is always addressed as one of the plenteous provinces of Iran. Also, the Caspian Sea, in this province has added to the attraction of its beautiful nature and has prepared a precious heritage within this territory for Iran.
Popular attractions in Gilan
Rasht city is one of the metropolises of Iran, the center of Gilan province in northern Iran and the center of the city… read more
Masal is one of the most magnificent and important villages in Iran tourism that is located in the beautiful… read more
Among all traditional and unspoiled mountain village in Province of Gilan, Masule is the most beautiful one… read more
Chamkhaleh beach is one of the most beautiful and most equipped and also the least risky beach of the country… read more.
Iran has numerous castles. However, most of them are in dry areas. Rudkhan Castle is one of… read more
Gisum Forest Park
One of the sights of Gilan Province and Talesh County is Gisum Forest Park. The outstanding and visitable… read more