Friday, April 27, 2012

The village looked Stone, Kandovan

Kandovan is the only village that is built entirely of stone, all the houses in the village are built of stone, sometimes there are already seven centuries old!

Unique city of stone is located between the city of Osku and Tabriz. The only hotel in this place is The Kandovan Tourism Cliff Hotel is the second most unique hotel in the world under the sole of the Cave Hotel of Turkey.

According to legend, the town first came to escape pursuit by the Mongolian army. They ran and dug hideouts in the volcanic rock and stay there, until even the danger had passed.

The place was originally developed as a place to hide a house complete with kitchen, bathroom, even a family gathering place. The houses in this village using a glass with beautiful colors to the windows of their homes.

Once you approach the city of Osku or Kandovan of Tabriz, you will be greeted with a great view of the green leaves of trees, so you will not forget that you are in Iran is barren and dry. Getting closer, you will be enchanted by the unique shape of the house are incredibly beautiful.

In every part of the city there are many signs that offer a visit to one of the houses with certain costs. Some of the houses have been converted into stables or mews. But a lot of houses completely untouched by modernization, makes you nostalgic atmosphere will carry life seven centuries ago.

Population Kandovan mostly farmers or herders Lamb profession, but the source of their income comes from tourism. They realize the great potential of their ancient homes and begin to learn to live together with the travelers from all over the world.

Visitors can choose to sleep in Kandovan Tourism Cliff Hotel 5-star, and is located in the heart of the village, or at one of the visitors, provided you can speak Farsi.

Along the river that divides the village from this stone, there are many cafes, where you can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of juice Zam-zam cool, gentle breeze filled with fragrant aroma of roses.

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