Tourist attractions in GORGAN (city)

More information about Golestan National Park in Gorgan
Golestan National Park
in Gorgan City
The Golestan National Park is the first Iranian National Park that is situated in the jurisdiction of Golestan, Semnan and Khorassan provinces. This park because of its natural values ... MORE
The Golestan National Park is the first Iranian National Park that is situated in the jurisdiction of Golestan, Semnan and Khorassan provinces. This park because of its natural values like verdant and virgin forest and different species of flora and fauna is one of the famous areas in Iran and the world. This ...
More information about Ziyarat Village in Gorgan
Ziyarat Village
in Gorgan City
The Ziyarat Village is situated at the distance of 12 km. to the south of Gorgan and has damp climate. The Ziyarat River crosses this village in east. The Poshteh Kamar and Sefidab ... MORE
The Ziyarat Village is situated at the distance of 12 km. to the south of Gorgan and has damp climate. The Ziyarat River crosses this village in east. The Poshteh Kamar and Sefidab Mountains are situated in the northwest and Khaloudareh is to the east of this village. These rivers, mountains, valleys, ...
More information about Jahan Nama Protected Zone in Gorgan
Jahan Nama Protected Zone
in Gorgan City
This area is situated in the southern heights of Gorgan and the southeast of Kord Kooy. In 1973, it was claimed as a protected place with 30,650 hectares in area. This region was a ... MORE
This area is situated in the southern heights of Gorgan and the southeast of Kord Kooy. In 1973, it was claimed as a protected place with 30,650 hectares in area. This region was a recreational area for people of Gorgan and its nearby villages. Some important regions like Torkat, Chalestan, Cholqoleh, ...
More information about Jahan Nama Mountain in Gorgan
Jahan Nama Mountain
in Gorgan City
The beautiful Jahan Nama mountains situated to the south of Gorgan and the south east of Kord Kooy and is a part of the eastern Alborz Mountains. Its height is 3,086 meters. Its skirts ... MORE
The beautiful Jahan Nama mountains situated to the south of Gorgan and the south east of Kord Kooy and is a part of the eastern Alborz Mountains. Its height is 3,086 meters. Its skirts are protected and are important for ecotourism.
More information about Govkoshan Mountain in Gorgan
Govkoshan Mountain
in Gorgan City
This mountain is 37 km. to the south of Gorgan and 6 km. to the southeast of the lower Shahkooh Village and its height is 3,813 meters. Gavkoshan is where the Sar Tangeh, Chahardeh, ... MORE
This mountain is 37 km. to the south of Gorgan and 6 km. to the southeast of the lower Shahkooh Village and its height is 3,813 meters. Gavkoshan is where the Sar Tangeh, Chahardeh, Toroudbar Rivers take their source. Its northern skirts are imminent with Gorgan township and its southern skirts are ...
More information about Gorgan Rood River in Gorgan
Gorgan Rood River
in Gorgan City
This river begins from the Aladaq Mountains in Bojnurd and after a long course about 200 km. and crossing the mountains, valleys, Kalan desert, the vicinities of Gorgan town, Gonbad ... MORE
This river begins from the Aladaq Mountains in Bojnurd and after a long course about 200 km. and crossing the mountains, valleys, Kalan desert, the vicinities of Gorgan town, Gonbad Kavoos, the Gorgan plain and Aq Qala, in a place known as "Khajeh Nafs" it finally enters the Caspian Sea. The Gorgan ...
More information about Gorgan Gulf in Gorgan
Gorgan Gulf
in Gorgan City
The Gulf of Gorgan is the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea. It has been created due to the expansion of Mian Kaleh peninsula in southeast of the Caspian Sea. The Gulf of Gorgan covers ... MORE
The Gulf of Gorgan is the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea. It has been created due to the expansion of Mian Kaleh peninsula in southeast of the Caspian Sea. The Gulf of Gorgan covers an area of about 400 km. and its length is about 70 km. in an east-west direction. Its maximum depth is 4 meters and ...
More information about Gomishan Wetland in Gorgan
Gomishan Wetland
in Gorgan City
The Gomishan Wet Land due to its sparse varieties of hydro-plants is an important and valuable genetic resource for protecting birds, water species and aqueous plants. This wet lands ... MORE
The Gomishan Wet Land due to its sparse varieties of hydro-plants is an important and valuable genetic resource for protecting birds, water species and aqueous plants. This wet lands is situated 60 km. to the north west of Gorgan. After passing through Gorgan, Bandar Turkaman, Gomishan and Khajeh Naphas ...
This complex is situated in the southern side of the Atrak River and includes Incheh, Almagol, Alagol, Inchehboroun, Bibi Shirvan, Ajigol, Namak and Daneshmand Wet Lands. Their total ... MORE
This complex is situated in the southern side of the Atrak River and includes Incheh, Almagol, Alagol, Inchehboroun, Bibi Shirvan, Ajigol, Namak and Daneshmand Wet Lands. Their total area is about 1,250 hectares. Some of these wet lands like the Alagol, has been registered and has important biological ...
More information about Imamzadeh Noor (Eshaq) in Gorgan
Imamzadeh Noor (Eshaq)
in Gorgan City
The tomb of Imamzadeh Eshaq-ebne Musabne Jafar is in Sarcheshmeh of Gorgan. He was Imam Reza's brother. One of the rituals relevant to this Imamzadeh is that on new year thousands ... MORE
The tomb of Imamzadeh Eshaq-ebne Musabne Jafar is in Sarcheshmeh of Gorgan. He was Imam Reza's brother. One of the rituals relevant to this Imamzadeh is that on new year thousands of people collect in this vicinity and at the end of this ceremony, everyone receives cards, sweets and coins.
More information about Gorgan Jame' Mosque in Gorgan
Gorgan Jame' Mosque
in Gorgan City
The original structure of this mosque is located in the "Na'l Bandan" locality of the city. Most probably, the construction of which coincides with that of the brick minaret of Saljukian ... MORE
The original structure of this mosque is located in the "Na'l Bandan" locality of the city. Most probably, the construction of which coincides with that of the brick minaret of Saljukian period. It was expanded, ornamented and renovated later. The mosque covers an area of 1,600 sq.m. and comprises of ...
More information about Aq Qala Bridge in Gorgan
Aq Qala Bridge
in Gorgan City
The Aq Qala Bridge is placed at the distance of 18 km. to the north of Gorgan and at the beginning of Gorgan River and Aq Qala city. This bridge is 74 meters in length and in both ... MORE
The Aq Qala Bridge is placed at the distance of 18 km. to the north of Gorgan and at the beginning of Gorgan River and Aq Qala city. This bridge is 74 meters in length and in both sides has refuges with 1.5 meters height and consists of four arches. The Aq Qala Bridge was constructed in the 9th century ...
More information about Aqa Mohammad Khan Palace in Gorgan
Aqa Mohammad Khan Palace
in Gorgan City
This palace was built by Aqa Mohammad Khan-e-Qajar and is situated in the south of Gorgan. Its architectural affects are related to the 12th century AH. MORE
This palace was built by Aqa Mohammad Khan-e-Qajar and is situated in the south of Gorgan. Its architectural affects are related to the 12th century AH.
More information about Gorgan Palace Museum in Gorgan
Gorgan Palace Museum
in Gorgan City
Gorgan Palace Museum (Also known as Gorgan Specific Palace or Kakh-e Ekhtesasi) is related to the first Pahlavid era and is located in City Park (previously was a city library). Gorgan ... MORE
Gorgan Palace Museum is a two-story structure built in the European style of architecture. The museum showcases items which previously belonged to the Pahlavi family. The first floor of the museum has displays dedicated to 30 prominent figures from Golestan Province.There are several tomb stones dating from the 9th to 19th century displayed in the courtyard of the palace.
The said defensive wall is reputedly known by the names of "Qezel Allan", "Eskandar" (which is also known as "Firoozeh" Dam) and is located to the north of Gorgan and Gonbad.The same ... MORE
The said defensive wall is reputedly known by the names of "Qezel Allan", "Eskandar" (which is also known as "Firoozeh" Dam) and is located to the north of Gorgan and Gonbad.The same stretches from a west to east direction. Alongside this wall are defensive towers and castles, at certain intervals, ...
More information about Espi Fort (Aq Qal'eh) in Gorgan
Espi Fort (Aq Qal'eh)
in Gorgan City
The location of this castle is in the northern section of the former Mobarak Abad castle, on the fringes of the Gorgan River. MORE
The location of this castle is in the northern section of the former Mobarak Abad castle, on the fringes of the Gorgan River.
More information about Gorgan Old Bazaar in Gorgan
Gorgan Old Bazaar
in Gorgan City
This bazaar known as "Na'l Bandan" is situated in the ancient quarters of the town. Here, there are historical and religious buildings, water tanks and caravansaries. The ancient Gorgan ... MORE
This bazaar known as "Na'l Bandan" is situated in the ancient quarters of the town. Here, there are historical and religious buildings, water tanks and caravansaries. The ancient Gorgan network was one of the most important centers for commercial, cultural and social activities. This ancient bazaar ...
More information about Jenashak Fort in Gorgan
Jenashak Fort
in Gorgan City
This fort consists of three castles, that according to some narrations when Qabus Ebne Voshmgir was dethroned, remained captive here for a period. The name of these three castles are ... MORE
This fort consists of three castles, that according to some narrations when Qabus Ebne Voshmgir was dethroned, remained captive here for a period. The name of these three castles are Seeb Chal, Valeman and Kashidar (now called Deshli) and situated at the top of mountain.
The ruins of this fort has been remained in the south west of Gorgan, right on the top of an elevated hill, which is at present surrounded by forest trees. MORE
The ruins of this fort has been remained in the south west of Gorgan, right on the top of an elevated hill, which is at present surrounded by forest trees.
More information about Maran Castle in Gorgan
Maran Castle
in Gorgan City
The Maran Castle is a relic from the Parthian era. It is said that Maran is the same second capital of the Parthians which was constructed by Tirdad. It is the vicinity where Yazidebne ... MORE
The Maran Castle is a relic from the Parthian era. It is said that Maran is the same second capital of the Parthians which was constructed by Tirdad. It is the vicinity where Yazidebne Mahlab slayed thousands of people. Mohammad Hassan Khan-e- Jalayer took refuge in Maran castle after the war with Iranian ...
More information about Shasaman Palace in Gorgan
Shasaman Palace
in Gorgan City
This palace is situated in Gorgan and was built in 795 AH. by Amir Teimoor. This palace overlooks the banks of the river. Some travelers and geographers like Hafez Abrou have mentioned ... MORE
This palace is situated in Gorgan and was built in 795 AH. by Amir Teimoor. This palace overlooks the banks of the river. Some travelers and geographers like Hafez Abrou have mentioned this in their records. According to him, after Amir Teimoor assaulted all the territory of Mazandaran this palace was ...
More information about Toorang Tepeh Hill in Gorgan
Toorang Tepeh Hill
in Gorgan City
This hillock is accounted as the most valuable in respect to archaeological fields, in Golestan province. The same is located 25 km. north east of Gorgan, covering a vast area and ... MORE
This hillock is accounted as the most valuable in respect to archaeological fields, in Golestan province. The same is located 25 km. north east of Gorgan, covering a vast area and overlooking a large blue pool. The same dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. In the archaeological and scientific finds ...
More information about Golshan Mosque in Gorgan
Golshan Mosque
in Gorgan City
This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period. It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place ... MORE
This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period. It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place of the ancient one but the southern porch is still of the old construction.
More information about Imam Hassan Asgari Mosque in Gorgan
Imam Hassan Asgari Mosque
in Gorgan City
This new mosque is situated in Gorgan city and is devoid of any artistic and historical aspects. There is a relatively old "Qadamgah" near the mosque. MORE
This new mosque is situated in Gorgan city and is devoid of any artistic and historical aspects. There is a relatively old "Qadamgah" near the mosque.
More information about Imamzadeh Roshan in Gorgan
Imamzadeh Roshan
in Gorgan City
This tomb is in Roshan Abad of Gorgan in the middle of the cemetery garden. Its original structure belongs to the 9th century AH. There are two valuable doors which belong to the date ... MORE
This tomb is in Roshan Abad of Gorgan in the middle of the cemetery garden. Its original structure belongs to the 9th century AH. There are two valuable doors which belong to the date of 865 AH. The chest on the tomb has a writing which indicates the date of 879 AH. and the name of its maker, in Raqa' ...
More information about Alestan River in Gorgan
Alestan River
in Gorgan City
The "Alestan" River also known as "Roodbar Alestan" originates from the northern region of "Qoroq Land" Mountain at 47 km. from southeast of Gorgan. Flowing through the western valley ... MORE
The "Alestan" River also known as "Roodbar Alestan" originates from the northern region of "Qoroq Land" Mountain at 47 km. from southeast of Gorgan. Flowing through the western valley of "Nileh Tah" and "Gandi" Mountains it goes towards north. After flowing for 7 km. it combines with a branch originating ...
More information about Atrak River in Gorgan
Atrak River
in Gorgan City
This river originates from Hezar Masjed and Lalehruban mountains in the province of Khorassan and Golestan and enters the Caspian Sea. Its length is about 600 km.. This river along ... MORE
This river originates from Hezar Masjed and Lalehruban mountains in the province of Khorassan and Golestan and enters the Caspian Sea. Its length is about 600 km.. This river along its course, flows from Shirvan, Bojnurd, Maraveh tappeh and then forms a delta in the south west and enters the Gulf of ...
More information about Baran Kooh Spring in Gorgan
Baran Kooh Spring
in Gorgan City
The Barankooh Spring is another beautiful spring of the Golestan province and is situated 18 km. south west of Gorgan and is the route of the Shastkala River and Barankooh park. MORE
The Barankooh Spring is another beautiful spring of the Golestan province and is situated 18 km. south west of Gorgan and is the route of the Shastkala River and Barankooh park.
More information about Helalan Mountain in Gorgan
Helalan Mountain
in Gorgan City
The Helalan Mountain is situated 42 km. to the southwest of Gorgan and 8 km. of the Zardvan village. Its height is 2,850 meters. In its northern skirts is the Gorgan township and in ... MORE
The Helalan Mountain is situated 42 km. to the southwest of Gorgan and 8 km. of the Zardvan village. Its height is 2,850 meters. In its northern skirts is the Gorgan township and in its southern skirts is Damqan township and it is a part of the eastern Alborz Mountains.
More information about Qarahsoo River in Gorgan
Qarahsoo River
in Gorgan City
This river is formed from the over flow of the Imamzadeh and Garmabdasht Rivers, 16 km. southeast of Gorgan. After irrigating some villages on its course, in the vicinity of the coastal ... MORE
This river is formed from the over flow of the Imamzadeh and Garmabdasht Rivers, 16 km. southeast of Gorgan. After irrigating some villages on its course, in the vicinity of the coastal village of Qarah Soo, it enters the Caspian Sea.
More information about Zereshk Mountain in Gorgan
Zereshk Mountain
in Gorgan City
The semi forested Zereshk Mountains is situated 24 km. to the south of Gorgan and 7 km. to the east of Haj Abad Village. Its height is 2,770 meters and the Sooteh Rood and Khase Rood ... MORE
The semi forested Zereshk Mountains is situated 24 km. to the south of Gorgan and 7 km. to the east of Haj Abad Village. Its height is 2,770 meters and the Sooteh Rood and Khase Rood originate from here.
More information about Ziyarat Spring in Gorgan
Ziyarat Spring
in Gorgan City
The Ziyarat Spring is situated in a village with the same name, in Golestan province. It has a beautiful greeneries and landscapes. In summer and winter, it attracts many people. MORE
The Ziyarat Spring is situated in a village with the same name, in Golestan province. It has a beautiful greeneries and landscapes. In summer and winter, it attracts many people.
More information about Gorgan Museum in Gorgan
Gorgan Museum
in Gorgan City
This museum is situated in center of the city and on the west side of Imamzadeh Abdollah. It was completed in 1976 and has two floors and a basement. Objects and Anthropology views ... MORE
This museum is situated in center of the city and on the west side of Imamzadeh Abdollah. It was completed in 1976 and has two floors and a basement. Objects and Anthropology views are exhibited in the basement. Ancient objects from Toorang Tappeh, Noor (Behshahr) and Gorgan are on display on the second ...
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