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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  • A wonder, go really early before the arrival of the bus and the Iranians visiting. Don't hesitate to borrow the markets to go up to the highest view. On the road stop at the bakery to buy hot Iranian bread.
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  • Kandovan (Persian: كندوان‎‎, also Romanized as Kandovān and Kandavān; also known as Kanvān)[1] is a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, ...  more »
  • Highly recommended to have a visit of this small town which is just 2 hour far from Tabriz city also if you have time you can rent a room and stay one night with awesome view of mountain but in warm s...  more »

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