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Kandovan

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For other places with the same name, see Kandovan (disambiguation).

Kandovan is historic village with houses carved in the rocks in Azerbaijan region of Iran.

Kandovan view stone houses

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Kandovan is known for its rock-cut architecture, particularly its cliff dwellings. The architecture is similar to that of Cappadocian Turkey, with the exception that the houses in Kandovan are still occupied by people.

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By car[edit]

Going by car from close Tabriz is easiest way to get there. It will take around one hour.

Kandovan: Input City

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Beautiful view of the mountain opposite Kandovan

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Sleep[edit]

  • Laleh Kandovan Hotel (Kandovan Tourism Cliff (Rocky) Hotel) (is located at the heart of the village). 5 star, it is the first of its kind in Iran and the second in the world after Turkey's rocky hotel.

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