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October 4, 2010

The Rock Village..

Kandovan is the only village that was built entirely of stone, all the houses in the village are built of stone, stone that even 7 centuries old! Unique city of stone is located between the city Osku and Tabriz. The only hotel in this place is The Kandovan Tourism Cliff Hotel. The second most unique hotels in the world under the sole hotel from Cave of Turkey.



According to legend, the city population was first come, to escape pursuit by the Mongolian army. They run and dig hiding, in the volcanic rock cliffs and stay there, until even the danger had passed.Place initially as a hiding place developed into homes complete with kitchens, bathrooms, even a family gathering place. The houses in these villages using a glass with beautiful colors to the windows of their homes.

Once you approach the city Kandovan Osku or Tabriz, you will be greeted with a great view of the green leaves of trees, so you'll forget that you are in Iran is barren and dry. Closer and closer, you will be charmed by the unique form of house is incredibly beautiful.


In every part of this city, there are various signs that offer a visit to one house with certain costs. Several houses have been converted into stables or aviary. But a lot of houses completely untouched by modernization, make you nostalgic atmosphere of life will carry over 7 centuries ago.

Population Kandovan profession mostly farmers or herders Lamb, but the source of their income comes from tourism. They realize the great potential of their ancient homes and begin to learn to live together with the travelers from all over the world.



Visitors can choose to sleep in Kandovan Tourism Cliff Hotel 5 star, and is located in the center of the village, or in one of resident's house, provided you can speak of Persia. Along the river, which divides the village from the rock, there are many cafes, where you can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of cold juice Zam-zam, with gentle breezes, the scent of roses filled with fragrance.

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