Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. It is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. The city is also a major trade center between Caucasia, Russia and Iran using the port of Bandar-e Anzali.
It is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh in the adjacent mountains and the beaches of Caspian and the dense forests as some of the major attractions.
The city has a Mediterranean climate , with warm summers and cool winters that is one of the wettest in Iran. As one of the green cities of Iran, It welcomes many travelers during different time of the year. Travelers also visit the other surrounding green cities of the Northern Iran.
Rasht became chosen as the city with most diverse Cuisines. It has been chosen as the city of creative cuisines by UNESCO. Gastronomy is one of the reasons people visit the city.