Gilan is one of the most beautiful Provinces of Iran located along the shores of the Caspian Sea, in the north of Iran. Rasht is the capital of Gilan province. Nature of Gilan with mild climate, dense forests, and beautiful landscapes such as sea, waterfalls, forest-covered mountains and plenty of flowing rivers, green gardens and countryside has created very attractive potentials for tourism. The forested coastal plains rise up quickly into the Alborz Mountains. The most famous handicrafts in Gilan can be explained as wickerwork, bamboo weaving, pottery, woolen and knitted handcrafts, weaving carpets, embroidered crochet, glazing & etc.
Agriculture is the most important indicator of economic activity in Gilan and also its rice is famous in the world. Some of the tourist areas of the province are Masouleh Village, Rudkhan Castle, Saqalaksar Lake, Visadar Waterfall, Masal County, Astara Grand Beach Bazaar, Sheytan Kooh, Mohtasham Garden, Gisoom Beach, Anzali Lagoon, Khalkal - Asalem Road, Lahijan Telecabin, Bojagh National Park, Rasht Museum, Milash Waterfall, Lonak Waterfall, Lahijan Waterfall, Hyrcanian Forest & etc.