On the shores of the Persian Gulf lies the beautiful city of Bushehr. This city is one of the most important Iranian seaports and a great destination for travelers visiting Iran in the fall and winter as Bushehr’s hot and humid summer temperatures turn into a pleasant warmth in the colder months of the year.
But what should you expect in Bushehr? Walking along the shore and watching seagulls spread their wings over the sea in search of food. The seagulls of Bushehr are comfortable around humans and feeding them has become an attraction for all visitors.
Driving 144 kilometers southeast of Bushehr to see the Jashk Salt Dome with its salt waterfalls, tent rocks, salt crystals and salt caves. This dome spans an area of 3,666 hectares and initially appears to be covered in snow!
Standing on the rocky coast of Rey Shahr (also Reishahr) to enjoy the endless blue of the Persian Gulf and the cool sea breeze caressing your face. You can walk barefoot on the wet sands where waves meet the shore!
Rey Shahr is the ruins of an old Elamite city named Liyan, which was rebuilt by Ardashir I (180-242 CE) the Unifier, the founder of Sassanid dynasty. The city was once an important literary and scientific center where countless books were written and housed in its libraries.
Going for local food! Not surprisingly, there are several good seafood restaurants in Bushehr where tasty local dishes like Qalieh Meigoo – a spicy, sour stew made with shrimp, cilantro, fenugreek and garlic in a red pepper and tamarind sauce- are served.
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