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...
Gilan Rural Heritage Museum
Many more traditional Gilani cottages have been reassembled in the grounds of this excellent museum 18km south of Rasht (2km off the...
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.
Lonely Planet review
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.