Rasht

What is Rasht known for?


skills training

University # Institute of Higher Education for Academic Jihad of Rasht # Guilan Technical & Vocational Training Organization # Gilan Advanced Skills Training Center # Rasht Technical and Vocational Institute Transportation Railway Rasht is served by Rasht railway station. International airport The Rasht International airport (Rasht Airport) is the only airport in the small province


weightlifting

of Rasht.jpg 700px thumbnail center Sardar Jangal Stadium of Rasht Following football, wrestling, judo and weightlifting (Olympic weightlifting) are the most popular sports of youth in Rasht and that is due to the enchanting appearance of Iranian wrestlers and weightlifters in the international competitions like Olympics. The outstanding figure of world weightlifting and the two-time olympics Gold medal winner Hossein Rezazadeh is a main inspirer of Rasht youth to try Olympic

weightlifting Weightlifting as their professional job. Asghar Ebrahimi who was the squad captain of Iranian weightlifting team at the 2008 Olympics is from Rasht and a successful example of those youth from Rasht who tried this national field of sport after Hossein Rezazadeh. Colleges and universities # University of Gilan # Gilan university of medical sciences # Islamic Azad University of Rasht # Jaber ebn Hayyan Institute of Higher Education # Payame Noor

The intellectual poet of 20th century in Iran *Aydin Aghdashloo (Born 1940) *Ebrahim Poordavood (Born 1885) *Mahmoud Namjoo The world's weightlifting champion *Arsen Minasian The Armenian founder of the first modern sanatorium in Iran *Ardeshir Mohassess A cartoonist from Rasht *Sadeq Saba Head of BBC Persian Service *Susan Taslimi Actress *Dariush Ramezani, Cartoonist *Anoushiravan Rohani Musician *Marjane Satrapi World award-winning film director


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of the silk trade with numerous textile workshops. History ''For a more comprehensive treatment of the region, see the history (Gīlān Province#History) section of Gilan (Gīlān Province).'' thumb right An old mosque in Rasht, 1886. (File:Rasht mosque.png) thumb 200px Tomb of Dana ye Ali, a famous resident of the Black Stalk Village in Rasht. (File:Dana Ali in Rasht.jpg) Timeline *682: Rasht was first mentioned in historical documents. *1669

was established with its capital in Rasht *1937: A revolt, sparked by the desire to collect a "road tax" from the Russians, was suppressed. *1974: First university established in Rasht. Rasht was first mentioned in historical documents in 682 CE, but it is certainly older than this. It has seen the Sassanid era, the armies of Peter the Great (Peter I of Russia) and later Russian rulers, and British colonialism. The people of Rasht also played a major role in the Constitutional


military success

to capture Baku. Russian military success and the Turkish invasion of Persian possessions in the Southern Caucasus in the spring of 1723 forced the government of Tahmasp II to sign a Saint Petersburg peace treaty which surrendered Derbent, Baku, and the Persian provinces of Shirvan, Gilan, Mazandaran, and Astrabad to the Russians on September 12, 1723. '''Etemaad''' (اعتماد in Persian (Persian language)) is the biggest-circulation reformist newspaper in Iran that publishes in Tehran. BBC news It is managed by Elias Hazrati, who was representative from Rasht and Tehran in the Parliament of Iran. Etemaad translates to "trust" in Persian. WikiPedia: Rasht


intricate+wooden

’ in 150 hectares of woodland. On open days, local crafts (thatching, mat-making, cloth-weaving) are displayed and there are tight-rope walking mini-shows. *'''Mirza Kouchak Khan Tomb''' *'''Mirza Kouchak Khan House''' The horseman statue is Kuchuk Khan, the Jangali leader of 'Soviet Iran'. A steady flow of well-wishers visit his mausoleum on Manzariyeh St, sheltered by a contemporary brick gazebo with intricate wooden roof. *'''Danaye Ali Tomb''' is topped with a faceted pyramid of blue tiling


de amp

established_title established_date area_total_km2 180 area_footnotes population_as_of 2012 population_total 622,209 http: bevoelkerungsstatistik.de wg.php?x &men gcis&lng de&des wg&srt pnan&col adhoq&msz 1500&geo -106 population_density_km2 auto population_density_km2 auto timezone IRST (Iran Standard Time) utc_offset +3:30 timezone_DST

German (German language) manuscripts) is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 622,209. http: bevoelkerungsstatistik.de wg.php?x &men gcis&lng de&des wg&srt pnan&col adhoq&msz 1500&geo -106 Rasht is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center between Caucasia (Caucasus), Russia and Iran using the port


theories

* Zanjan (Zanjan (city)), Iran, since 2001 A serious internal threat to the Seljuqs during their reign came from the Ismailis, a secret sect with headquarters at Alamut between Rasht and Tehran. They controlled the immediate area for more than 150 years and sporadically sent out adherents to strengthen their rule by murdering important officials. Several of the various theories on the etymology of the word ''assassin (assassination)'' derive from these killers

and sporadically sent out adherents to strengthen their rule by murdering important officials. Several of the various theories on the etymology of the word ''assassin (assassination)'' derive from these killers. ** Ramsar (Ramsar, Mazandaran) - Ramsar Airport ** Rasht - Rasht Airport ** Sabzevar - Sabzevar Airport *Mashad - Mashhad International Airport *Rasht - Rasht Airport *Sari (Sari, Iran) - Dasht-e


music program

, Kavian, Sadaf, Maslehat, and others. Unlike many other literary figures of the time who got deeply involved in politics and left-leaning activities, Sayeh stayed true to his social and political consciousness but refrained from deeper involvement. He was employed at the National Cement Company for 22 years while continuing his literary activities. Later he was invited by the national Iranian Radio to produce the traditional music program "Golhaye Taze" and "Golchin Hafte."


published

Communist Party (1919) and the Jangalis and other factions. The republic was finally defeated by the Iranian army under the command of Reza Shah. The first national library of Iran was established in Rasht under the Qajar dynasty. Furthermore, Nasim e Shomal as the first modern newspaper of Iran after the constitutional revolution has been published in Rasht, but later moved its headquarters to Qazvin. First Public Library of Iran was built in Rasht City.

25, 1928 birth_place Rasht, Iran death_date Life He was born February 25, 1928 in Rasht, Iran, and had his primary schooling there before moving to Tehran. His first book of poetry, with an introduction by eminent poet Mehdi Hamidi Shirazi, was published when he was 19 years old. During Iran's open period following WWII, Sayeh got involved in various literary circles and contributed to various literary magazines such as Sokhan

Naz Airport Iran-e-Bozorg Iran-e Kabir was a periodical published in the city of Rasht by the political activist Grigor Yaqikiān (d. January 1951). It advocated the unification of Iranian peoples (e.g., Afghans (Afghanistan), Kurds, etc.), who, in Yaqikian's view, included the Armenians. Yaqikiān believed that, with education and the rising of the levels of people’s awareness, such a goal was feasible through peaceful means. The journal benefited from


horror movie

The hotel '''Ordibehesht''' (off Shohada square) is a centrally located hotel offering twin rooms with bathroom for around IR 110,000 per night. The building is reminiscent of a palace in a horror movie but the rooms are all right. The reception can arrange fairly cheap taxi tours all over the area. Budget There are a cluster of cheap, centrally-located ''mosaferkhanehs'' clustered just south of Shahrdari Square, off Emam Khomeini Street. As with other such establishments, many of them suffer noise and cleanliness problems. * Until now '''Caravan Guest House''' (''signposted as Karavan Gesting House'') has been the most popular with travellers, because of its cheap rooms--singles (IR 47,000), doubles (from IR 50,000) and triples (from IR 80,000)--available both with, and without private bathrooms. Go next Masooleh historical village WikiPedia: Rasht

Rasht

'''Rasht''' ( is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 622,209. http: bevoelkerungsstatistik.de wg.php?x &men gcis&lng de&des wg&srt pnan&col adhoq&msz 1500&geo -106

Rasht is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center between Caucasia (Caucasus), Russia and Iran using the port of Bandar-e Anzali. Rasht is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh in the adjacent mountains and the beaches of Caspian as some of the major attractions.

Historically, Rasht was a major transport and business center which connected Iran to Russia and Europe, and was therefore entitled the "Gate of Europe". The city has a history that goes back to the 13th century but its modern history dates back to the Safavid era during which Rasht was a major center of the silk trade with numerous textile workshops.

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