Really Amazing Civilization in Iran

Written by Adnan Yawar

Topics: Art, Nature, Weird


Kandovan(also spelledCandovan) is a tourist village in the province ofEast Azarbaijan, nearOskuandTabriz,Iran. Its fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings.Some of the houses are at least 700 years old and are still inhabited. Kandovan is also known for its scenic beauty. A popular resort, it offers hotels and restaurants to serve tourists. Its mineral water is also popular with visitors and is believed to be a cure forkidney disease.source(Wikipedia).

It is a major Iranian Tourist destination as well.

Take a look and share your thoughts on these amazing pictures :)






ancient Kandovan village

ancient Kandovan village

ancient Kandovan village


19 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. Kathy says:

    What village is this?

    • admin says:

      No idea, just found something very interesting on internet and thought would share. Although I researched a lot after your question, couldn’t find the name or location.

    • faeze says:

      hi.here is IRAn.this vilage is in TABRIZ city and its name is KANDOVAN.
      I am an IRAINIAN girl.we are kind eopl.we are peacefull and will be very happy to see you in our country.there are many amazing civilization to visit.
      Thanks a lot :*

  2. ibrahim mansour says:

    I think man can do everything impossible to possible .

  3. If I am not mistaken, this village is in Iran.

  4. i s says:

    Actually I think I’ve been here, and if I’m right it’s not Afghanistan, it’s in Turkey and it starts with K I think… that’s all I can remember sorry.

  5. Fred says:

    Google Cappadocia

  6. Dan says:

    It’s Tatooine!?

  7. admin says:

    You are right. Thanks a lot….

  8. melika says:

    also we have in IRAN same this civilization,to name Kandovan village & Abianeh.there r very nice

  9. selma says:

    it’s in turkey. and yes the region is called kapadokya, rgp greme.. these houses are not man made; these are natural formations of volcanic tuff called ‘fairy chimney’. then manking comes and adapts the environment to itself for houses and churches..:)

  10. farzaneh says:

    this vilage is kandowan…in iran,not in turkey….!!!!!!!!!!!!
    in picture no 11 you see a woman who wears chador…that just iranians women wears this…..im sure it is kandowan…in iran…corect this post please..!!

    • admin says:

      Thanks farzaneh, you are right,although the two seems very similar (turkish and iranian) But as it turns out, this one is in Iran. Time to correct the post third time, and hopefully final time :D

  11. this is simply amazing ….. where ever its is i love it

  12. niloofar says:

    Tanks for correcting the post…

  13. dilawar khan says:

    nice place like dakhte rustam
    in samangan province of afghanistan

    so nice

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