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Bandar-e Anzali,Bandar Pahlavi,Anzali Bay


Anzali is a harbor town on the Caspian Sea, in the Iranian province of Gilan, close to Rasht. Anzali city port has a population of approximately 150,000.Anzali is one of the most important seaports in the north of Iran. It consists of an island called Mian-Poshteh and the surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower, the long harbor promenade, and the water-logged delta of and beach along the Sefid Rood.Anzali is the place where the Polish Anders Army landed on April 1, 1942, after evacuating from the USSR. The Polish Cemetery in the city was created the same year.The Anzali Lagoon divides the Anzali Port in two parts. The town is connected by two bridges to the Beheshti Island. There is a caviar processing factory in Anzali port, some old ruins from 19th century and the popular Shanbeh Bazaar. Tourbebar is a beautiful village about 40 kilometers from Bandar-e Anzali, near the Anzali Lagoon.Iranian Caviar: Anzali is known to be the world capital of precious Persian Caviar. The preparation and marketing of the precious black eggs is a state monopoly, handled through The Iranian Fishing Company under the control of the Finance Ministry. The public is not admitted to the immense refrigerated hangars where tons of sturgeons, each between 2 and 3 meters long that weigh between 75 and 100 kilograms, are stored after the removal of the caviar, usually equivalent to about one tenth of their weight.Anzali is also famous for Malavan Football Club playing in Iran's Premier Soccer League. (Wikipedia) - Anzali

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Sands and Seashells on the shores of Anzali by the Caspian Sea. The 20km public seaside is a great place for swimming and recreational activities, thus attracting millions of tourists from all around Iran each year. Undated replica of Ayatollah Khamenei's Basij ID Card installed in port city of Anzali A family photo taken in by the shore of the Gilan Sea in Anzali circa 1950s. Children play around a Russian made Pabeda automobile and the liscence plate is 9-R meaning that it was the 9th car in Rasht, explaining the attention. Tranquil under the clouds at Anzali Seaport, at sunset, July, 2010. The historical Anzali harbor at the Anzali bay area by the Caspian Sea, the greatest lake in the world. A row of cranes loading and unloading goods behind the customs area. The Miyanposhteh Palace & Museum in Anzali 2010. The Miyanposhteh Palace & Military Museum complex is built between the Qazian Bridge and Anzali Bridge in the middle of a nice garden full of citrus and cypress trees. This Portuguese Cannon made of brass from Hormoz Island is on display at the Miyanposhteh Palace and Military Museum in Anzali. The Portuguese Occupied Hormoz Island on May, 4/, 515 and was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622.
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