Golestan province is one of the most beautiful parts of the north of the country, with plenty of spectacular places, massive woods and many waterfalls. This province was part of Mazandaran province until 1376 AHS, but it became an independent province (Golestan province) that year and the city of Gorgan was chosen as its center. Most of the towns in this province originated from the spread of its villages, and none of them are so old, however, the cities of Gorgan and Gonbad-e Qawus are rooted in history.
The most important cultural heritage of Golestan is the Gonbad Qaboos (or Qawus) Tower, which is located in the Gonbad Qawus city.
Another of Golestan’s historic attractions, located in Gorgan, is the Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar Palace, which is considered as the only remaining architectural element of the government of Aqa Mohammad Khan.
Golestan has many countless natural attractions, including the Kabudwal Waterfall, Rango Waterfall, Alangdare Forest, Nursery Forest Park, Tooshan Lake, and many natural beautiful attractions.