Masuleh

  • Traditional Muharram mourning ceremony "Alam Bandan" in Masuleh

    Traditional Muharram mourning ceremony "Alam Bandan" in Masuleh

    MASULEH, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Every year on sixth of Muharram, people in Masuleh prepare themselves to hold traditional ceremony of “Alam Bandan” for mourning Imam Hussein (PBUH). This historical and religious ceremony, which dates back to nearly eight centuries ago, attract many visitors from different parts of Iran and the world. In this traditional ceremony, religious gatherings gather separately in order to receive “Alam” and return to their neighborhoods. “Alam” is a banner, emblem or steel structure which is hoisted by mourners during Muharram mourning ceremonies.

  • Rasht city of silver rain

    By: Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Rasht city of silver rain

    TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) – Rasht is located in the north of Iran around 25 km from Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is one of the most important destinations for tourism in Iran because of its natural and historical attractions.

  • Snowfall in historic village of Masuleh during Nowruz

    By: Pouya Bazargard

    Snowfall in historic village of Masuleh during Nowruz

    TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (MNA) – Historic village of Masuleh is one of the must-see sites in Gilan province with breathtaking views which attracts many domestic and foreign travelers every year. Masuleh is a stair village in the Sardar-e Jangal District, in Fuman County, Gilan Province.