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Lakan Salty Spring

in Rasht city | Gilan province
Tourist Attraction

Lakan Salty Spring

Related to Rasht city (located in Gilan province)
Between the Rasht - Lakan Road, to the east of the Aqa Danapeer Village, extends a dense and beautiful forest. The Shoor Lakan Springs lie in the heart of this forest in the south of Rasht. These flow into a swampy, small pond. The walls of these springs are covered by lime sediments. Due to a high salt content, its water is salty and therefore is called 'Ab Shoor' or salty water. The inhabitants hold this place as sacred, and in summer bath in the water in order to cure skin diseases.
Rasht (the capital city of Gilan Province) is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast with Mediterranean climate that it's history goes back to the 13th century. Rasht is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh.
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