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sahand, Tabriz, Iran
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In this village houses are really odd, they are like caves. People many years ago came to these... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Mahsa J
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amazing place with wealthy culture 👌🏻

very nice & special village in highland,the cottages made middle rocks!😮😉👍🏻 there's many... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Mina K
via mobile
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sahand, Tabriz, Iran
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

In this village houses are really odd, they are like caves. People many years ago came to these caves to save their lives from the attack of moguls.

1  Thank Mahsa J
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

very nice & special village in highland,the cottages made middle rocks!😮😉👍🏻 there's many galleria and shop stores and restaurants

Thank Mina K
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This small village is wonderful. People are living in hand sculptured houses in the rocks! But unfortunately the haven't had enough care about this touristic place. You can see a lot of wires for electricity and telephone that disturbing your eyes and you can't take...More

Thank Shurideh
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This village is built into the mountains west of Tabriz. It is only about a 45 mins trip so worth the journey. It is possible to do it in half a day. You can wander around among the houses, but it is steep so wear...More

1  Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 23 May 2017

#2 on Trip Advisor's list but I will move it to #1. If you are visiting Tabriz, don't miss out on visiting Kandovan. Wear comfortable shoes. Bring a lught wind breaker or light rain jacket as you may encounter some sprinkles. If you see something,...More

2  Thank gazalep
Reviewed 9 May 2017

A very old village from Stone Age. There are two caves that were amazingly reserved and it shows how primitive humans lived. Take a walk to the houses, they offer visits for free and you can buy gifts from locals for a very good price.

1  Thank Ibo1980
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place with minimal crowd. Tourists are mostly Iranians, though I could spot few westerners. The place is well preserved. Highly recommended if you are visiting east Azerbaijan region of Iran.

3  Thank Pawan1287
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Kandovan is truly a mini Cappadocia in Iran. It troglodyte cave-like house is excavated into the rock and on the slope of mountain. The village is the most lively one among all three ancient millennium year old villages that we visited (abyaneh near Kashan and...More

3  Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

It's really interesting place, historical and natural homes, all of them made by stones, also there are stone hotel, it's really unusual place and very attractive for foreigners, around Kandovan you could also visit of beautiful nature and mountains, traditional local stories believe its water...More

Thank hojjat2020
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place is magical and wonderful . It looks like the little houses for little people in cartoons 😊 it has a very nice and happy atmosphere .. I would like to come back and spend a night in one of these houses.. definitely A...More

Thank Babak S
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از تبریز تا کندوان اگه از طریق تاکسی ویژه برین دوازده تا پانزده هزارتومن اگه از اسکو برین ارزون تر تموم میشه چون خط ویژه اتوبوس هم داره