On the southern coast of the Caspian sea, there are two provinces called Gilan and Mazandaran covered with beautiful forests and cities. The diverse nature of the provinces features plains, prairies, forests and rain forest stretching from the rugged and snow-capped Alborz mountains. This picturesque land enjoys a rich history dates back at least 75,000 years ago, a rich verity of cultures and costumes, and a rich culinary tradition. This paradise is a famous Iranian tourist hub especially among domestic tourists. The regionsmost important and beautiful cities are Rasht, Anzali, Lahijan, Noshahr, Chaloos, Noor, Babol, Babolsar and Ramsar.