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Fouman is an agricultural city in the state of Gilan in north Iran. Fouman is gradually changing to a touristic city because of its natural attractions and geographical location. Fouman is located west of Rasht and it's on the way to Masouleh. Like many other cities in north Iran lots of tea and rice farmlands are seen around the city. The Foumani people are very friendly and they are famous for their kindness and hospitality. Probably the most famous icons of Fouman are: * The Fouman Koloucheh which is a local cookie stuffed with walnut. * The Historical Rood Khan Castle which is a couple of miles to the forest. Headquarters of Mirza Kouchak Khan * The village of Masouleh which is a panoramic masterpiece of urban architecture * K. Saberi (Golagha) A very famous satirist born in Fouman in 1941. * Shivan Foumani, the famous contemporary Iranian poet who wrote numerous folk songs in his native language of Gilaki. Shivan's songs were popular for their simplicity and his leftist views (Wikipedia) - Fouman

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Tile works at the entrance of Golestan Hamam of Fouman built in 1975 adorn with a verse of Quran. The traditional Persian Hamam had a special tradition and culture specially for occasions such as weddings and celebrations. Roodkhan Castle or Ghaleh Roodkhan is a Sassanid era military complex located 25 km Southwest of Fouman, nicely built at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 meters. A vendor is cooking Zoolbia of Fouman. Zoolbia is a special sweet treat mostly popular during the month of Ramazan throughtout Iran. It's made a bit differently in Fouman where it's thicker, more juicy and lighter. Fouman is famous for Kooloocheh cookies. Path through the Forest in Gilan that leads to Roodkhan Castle, a Sassanid era fortified complex  in the splendid vicinity of Fouman. Also known as Ghaleh Rookhan; Roodkhan is the short form of Roodkhaneh meaning river in Gilaki dialect of Iran. Walking through the breathtaking Autumn Forests in Gilan near the historical Castle named Ghaleh Roodkhan 25 km Southwest of Fouman, After passing a mountainous winding road the splendid medieval castle with strong walls emerges frrom the woods, The Green Forest near Roodkhan Castle 25 km to Fouman in Gilan Province. Gilan, the province of rain and evergreen is a major tourist attraction because of its natural beauty, rich culture, good food and hospitality.
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