Autumn is known for the season of colors, and Marin village in the north of Gachsaran city, despite the pleasant weather, beautiful nature from the autumn leaves in the forests near the village to its gardens, local foods such as fresh and dry autumn fruits, can be a land of thousands of attractions. It is called autumn color.
Marin village, which is known as a lost paradise due to the terraced houses of Masoleh in the south of Iran, and because of its beautiful gardens, Saran spring with abundant water, pristine and dreamy nature, is a perfect example of nostalgia that can be imagined for a village.
This beautiful part of our country, which is surrounded by three mountains, Khami, Dil and Deliganj, has a magical nature in the autumn season, as the fallen leaves dance next to the trees that are green and the trees that have autumn fruits on their branches. It evokes the glory of God’s everlasting power for every free human being.
The hardworking people of this pristine land, who make a living with the income from agriculture and animal husbandry, produce various products, and seeing how they are produced and harvested is a new experience for tourists.
Autumn is the season for harvesting and producing all kinds of fresh and dry forest and garden fruits in Marin, from acorns, acorns, hawthorns to pomegranates, raisins, and dried figs. They eat fresh products and some people bring them to their friends and acquaintances according to the old Iranian tradition.
One of the delicious products produced by the people of Marin village is the forest fruit pistachio, which the people are collecting these days, so that the men of this village go to the heart of the mountain to pick pistachio seeds, and the small seeds of this forest fruit are collected from the trees. they pick
Marini women first spread the small seeds of forest fruits on a wide clean cloth and after they dry, they pour and pound them in a serco or a mortar, and then they sieve and wash the seeds and pour them into the pot. It is cooked for 2 hours until its green core turns black and cooked.
In the next step, the tubers are pounded again in vinegar, and after pounding, they are washed until the skin is removed, and they are placed under the sun for an hour, and then the tubers are steamed in a large pan with heat.
This work is done manually and with smooth stones, which is very attractive to attract tourists. In the next step, the core and the skins of the tuber are mixed together by hand or sieve, and the tuber core is prepared, and in the last stage, the core is given some They add water and salt and put it in the refrigerator, and after cooling and tasting, these delicious nuts are ready to eat.
Among the garden fruits that are produced in Marin village, the fame of Marin pomegranate has reached all parts of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad.
Marin’s pomegranate orchards, which have the largest share among its orchards, witness the efforts of the people to harvest from the first days of August to November every year.
A number of residents of Marin village turn their products into pomegranate seeds (dried pomegranate) or pomegranate paste in sour, sweet and sweet flavors to earn more money, and observing these activities is also a memorable attraction for tourists.
Fresh and dried figs and grapes are other Marini products that have many fans because of their quality.
Other attractions of Marin
Stepped houses, natural springs, orchards, pleasant weather and beautiful views are among the natural attractions of Marin village, but nature is not all the capacities of this pristine and dreamy land, but the preservation of the traditions of the past by the natives. Along the royal road from Susa to Persepolis and Bishapur (in the Achaemenid period), which passes seven kilometers from this village, has made this a fantastic area for tourism.
Marin is surrounded by three mountains, Khami, Deil, and Deliganj, and is located on the gentle slope of the valley. Residential units are built on one or two floors, and the roof of the house is the yard of another house, and this feature makes the village similar to Masoleh.
This village is located in the gentle slope of the valley, the residential units are built on one or two floors, and the roof of the house is the yard of another house, and this feature makes the village similar to Masoleh.
The architecture of the village consists of flat roofs, porches, small windows and thick walls, which are made of materials such as stone, clay, mud, bricks and wooden beams.
When you enter the village, narrow streets to the point where cars can barely travel, the passage of cattle such as donkeys and cows and the smell of watered soil promise a trip to the past for tourists.
The song of birds, the sound of cattle, the blue sky with white clouds, a peaceful environment without smoke and car tails and air pollution are part of the experiences of travelers who travel to Marin.
Another attraction of village tourism is to know the historical background of that land so that the tourist knows whose footsteps he is stepping on.
Marin village is one of the historical villages of Iran, the royal road from Susa to Persepolis and Bishapur (in the Achaemenid period) passed seven kilometers from this village.
The special location of the village of Marin, during the Achaemenid, Ashkanian and Sassanian periods, has caused the construction of numerous monastic castles in the sphere of influence of this village.
The presence of the blessed mausoleum of Imamzadeh Bibi Hamida Khatun (pbuh), one of the descendants of Imam Musa Kazem (pbuh) next to this village, adds to the charm of this area, and tourists, upon entering Marin village, visit this noble lady.
The flora and fauna of the area includes all kinds of medicinal plants, marigolds, marigolds, and violets, and wild animals and birds such as wolves, foxes, rabbits, rams, sheep, boars, hawks, and partridges can be seen around the village.
The height of this village is 1080 meters above sea level and the climate of Marin is mild and pleasant in spring and autumn, hot in summer and cold and dry in winter.
The elders of Marin village say that in the old days there were many “snakes” in the settlements around the village, but in this village there were fewer snakes due to its special climate and that is why they named the village Marin. In this village, they used to say that there is no snake in this village.
Later, the name of this village was changed to Marin. Marin is bounded by Deliganj Mountain from the north, Khami Mountain from the east, and Dil Mountain from the southwest.
But one of the sweet attractions of this village is the special dialect of the people called Dili, which is quite evident when you talk to the elderly.
The villager of the beautiful village of Marin says: This village has various attractions for tourism in different seasons, but due to the variety of products produced and more harvest of these products along with the pleasant weather in the fall of this season, it has memorable memories for its travelers.
Ali Akbar Arjamandzadeh emphasized: Due to the stairs of the houses and the possibility of water infiltration into the downstream houses, the garden has not been built in the residential area, and all the gardens are located at the bottom of the village.
He emphasized: Marin village has 9 hectares of gardens including pomegranates, citrus fruits, figs and grapes.
The villager of Marin emphasized: Almost all the villagers have light and heavy livestock, that’s why the sound of sheep bells, the sound of shepherds and the supply of fresh livestock products such as milk, milk, meat and oil are among the other products produced by the hardworking people of Marin. .
He also said about the population of the village: Marin village has 86 households with 250 people.
The village headman stated: There is water, electricity, gas, and telephone in the village, but the internet is weak in this village.
Arjamandzadeh emphasized: Basket weaving is one of the important products of the village, which is produced with almond branches, which old women produce baskets for keeping bread and fruits.
Marin is suitable for the tourism industry
Director General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Kohgiluyeh and Boyar Ahmad said: Marine village is one of the 11 target villages for tourism in the province, which has various attractions for tourism in the fall season.
Saeed Talebipour added: “Marin village is one of the few areas of Kohgiluyeh and Bairahmad that can welcome tourists in most days of the year due to its proximity to Dasht Deil, Kausar Dam and pristine attractions.”
Marin village is located 36 kilometers north of Dogonbadan city, the center of Gachsaran.