Rasht Tourism

Rasht (Persian: رشت‎‎ Rašt; Gilaki: Rəsht; also Romanized as Resht and Rast, and often spelt Recht in French and older German manuscripts) is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. As of the 24 October 2011 census, its population was 639,951. Rasht is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center between Caucasia, Russia and Iran using the port of Bandar-e Anzali. Rasht is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh in the adjacent mountains and the beaches of Caspian as some of the major attractions. Historically, Rasht was a major transport and business center which connected Iran to Russia and Europe, and because of this was known as the "Gate of Europe". The city has a history that goes back to the 13th century but its modern history dates back to the Safavid era during which Rasht was a major silk trade center with numerous textile workshops.

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Planning a vacation to Rasht in Iran? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Rasht.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Rasht.

  • Know the pollution level of Rasht before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Rasht for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rasht.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 65.84 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 57.18 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 74.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.15 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rasht

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.38 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 168.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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