Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh is a city in and the capital of Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 36,298, in 10,558 families.
Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh is a major peanut, rice, silk, and fragrant medicinal herbs producing town. It lies close to the town of Rasht and the Caspian Sea. The mausoleum of Seyed Jalal od-Din Ashraf, brother of Imam Reza, as well as the tomb of Mohammad Moin, the Iranian lexicographer, and compiler of Persian Dictionary, are located here.
The great Sepidrud river crosses the town on the northwest side. The main highway connecting the eastern and western parts of the province passes through Astaneh, over a c. 1-kilometer-long bridge.
Visiting this city need a day tour without accommodation.
We start this day tour with a transfer trip to Niaku village and visit a historical bridge in this area. After we enjoy this area, we will go to the Agha Seyyed Jalajedin Ashraf Tomb in the center of this small city. this is one of the top 10 important shrines for Iranian Shias.
If our tour is on Monday or Thursday we can enjoy the famous traditional bazaar near to this shrine.
We also take a look at Dr. Moein Tomb. One of most famous persons in the Persian literature.
In the afternoon we have a car tour in Safrabasteh Road. One of the most beautiful in Iran.
For the end of our trip, we enjoy the Saheli Park in Astaneh Ashrafieh. This park located just beside the Sepidrud river.