Kandovan, Tabriz

4.1
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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  • It is very interesting to see how people in this village carved the stones and rocks to build their houses. Unfortunately nowadays you may not see an intact village life in Kandovan, but the...  more »
  • I didn’t have such an experience before. Cold weather outside but hot jacuzzi inside. We arrived at the hotel at 10:30 PM, the weather was cold. Hotel gave us the best room in the hotel, Number 112...  more »
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