Kandovan, Tabriz

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See the ancient cave houses of Kandovan, a small village on the slopes of Mt. Sahand. The village attracts visitors with its houses carved into the volcanic stone cliffs, hundreds of years old and still inhabited. Admire the eclectic structures sprawled across the rocky cliffside, eroded into interesting cone-like shapes, home to more than a hundred local families, and equipped with furniture, power, and some even with running water. The village also boasts a rock hotel, where you can stay in a stone-carved room for the night. To visit Kandovan on your trip to Tabriz, use our Tabriz trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • The village is located in the hills. It is located quite far away. If departing from tabris could use public buses can be obtained in the area of railway squere. But not until this bus to kandovan. Only to the nearest village, namely osku, from there just is no taxi. Better home straight do not over night if you want to use public transport, since bus only operates until the afternoon. If they don't bother to ganti2 vehicles could use the services of a tourguide. The village is housing in the hills which until now still at home. The air is clean, free of pollution.
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  • We have no Western tourism seen here during our visit. The rotshuisjes were impressive to see. You may look in the cottages, most of which are partially converted to shop with local wares.
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  • A small Cappadocia only a short distance from tabriz ... we went in 1/2 day by taxi and we found the snow even more distinctive, but careful not to slip!
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