عنوان مقاله [English]
As the center of the city, Lahijan, historically and economically, socially and culturally attractive, as well as the numerous natural tourism opportunities of historical, recreational and nature tourism can become a regional and even trans-regional tourism hub. The city with its area of influence and surrounding area and historical attractions (such as Sheikh Zahid Gilani's tomb, Mir Shamsuddin's tomb, Kashf al-Saltanah tomb and Tea History Museum, Lahijan adobe, Golshan Lahijan bath), cultural (such as the Four Kings Mosque, Mosque) Akbarieh, Lahijan Jame Mosque), a natural (mountain and waterfall of Satan Mountain, Sastan Wetland, Amir Kalieh Wetland) is one of the tourist centers of Gilan province.
However, due to the lack of natural, historical and cultural landscapes of the city, it has many problems to develop and develop. In this regard, the present study is an attempt to study descriptive-analytical method and factors affecting tourism development in Lahijan. The method of collecting data and information was questionnaire and library documents.
The sample size of the sample population (including university professors and tourism experts) is 100 tourists in Lahijan who were selected randomly. Chi-square and Friedman tests were used for data analysis. The results showed that natural attractions, historical attractions, and adequate security in the city of Lahijan are the most important factors for attracting tourism in the city, respectively.