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. Work out when and for how long to visit Kandovan and other Tabriz attractions using our handy Tabriz trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    I live in tabriz, if anyone come to tabriz city, I will glad to help him or her sightseeing❤️ my instagram account: tabriz_crs  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Kandovan is a very beautiful and worth visiting village and has lots of naturally produced products. What caught my attention was the price of the product which were very reasonable!  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    amazing village with nice and kind people. it is the only cave village which still people live there. nice and fresh climate and beautiful foods.  more »

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