While small, this museum is well presented in a 1930s house. Its mannequin displays illustrate Gilaki lifestyle, amid a selection of...
Rasht’s most identifiable landmark, the Shahrdari’s colonial style is tempered by a token mini-dome topping a distinctive whitewashed...
Kuchuk Khan Statue & Mausoleum
The central horseman statue (Shohada Sq) is Kuchuk Khan, the Jangali leader of ‘Soviet Iran’. A steady flow of well-wishers also visit...
Saeed Coffee Shop
Gently stylish cafe, south of the centre, serving good strong espressos. There’s a billiard hall and decent pizzeria in the same block.
Gaz Sq, Namju Blvd · interesting places nearby
Soft Mediterranean music, sepia photos and displays of olive-oil bottles create a delightful atmosphere in this very un-Iranian Italian bistro where talented chef Bijan (trained in Sheffield rather than Sorrento) turns out scrumptious pastas served with huge bowls of Parmesan. It’s south of Park-e Shahr.