Kandovan Village, houses built into rocks

Kandovan

Kandovan┬ávillage lies 62 km southwest of Tabriz and 22 km south of Oskoo. From the architectural point of views this village is interesting as the settlements are rocky dating back to the 7th century AD or even the pre-Islamic period. These houses resemble caves being ‘dug out’ in the
mountains and therefore are reputed worldwide. Mineral water in this area is also used for treatment of diseases. There are various other
interesting villages in the province having specific architectural features.

Typical Houses

Typical Houses

Hotel Laleh in Kandovan

Hotel Laleh in Kandovan

 

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