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Mazanderani Language in Chalus

A banner in the Mazanderani language on Chalus’ Main Street.

Although the languages of northern Iran have long literary traditions, today it is rare to see either Mazanderani or Gilaki in their written form. 229 more words


The Bazaar of Nowshahr in northern Iran

Nowshahr bazaar on Iran’s Caspian coast: fish, fruit, and every kind of pickled food you can imagine!



Iran's most famous Hyatt hotel

The Hyatt hotel in Ramsar was one of the first major American hotels to open in the country around 1972.

With a prime beachfront location on the Caspian coast it quickly became a symbol of the kind of modernity and “Westernized” leisure that Tehran’s rising middle class was looking for in a domestic beach vacation. 156 more words