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sahand, Tabriz, Iran
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First visit to Kandovan

#2 on Trip Advisor's list but I will move it to #1. If you are visiting Tabriz, don't miss out on... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina

A very old village from Stone Age. There are two caves that were amazingly reserved and it shows... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Orange County, California
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sahand, Tabriz, Iran
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

#2 on Trip Advisor's list but I will move it to #1. If you are visiting Tabriz, don't miss out on visiting Kandovan. Wear comfortable shoes. Bring a lught wind breaker or light rain jacket as you may encounter some sprinkles. If you see something,...More

1  Thank gazalep
Reviewed 9 May 2017

A very old village from Stone Age. There are two caves that were amazingly reserved and it shows how primitive humans lived. Take a walk to the houses, they offer visits for free and you can buy gifts from locals for a very good price.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place with minimal crowd. Tourists are mostly Iranians, though I could spot few westerners. The place is well preserved. Highly recommended if you are visiting east Azerbaijan region of Iran.

2  Thank Pawan1287
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Kandovan is truly a mini Cappadocia in Iran. It troglodyte cave-like house is excavated into the rock and on the slope of mountain. The village is the most lively one among all three ancient millennium year old villages that we visited (abyaneh near Kashan and...More

1  Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

It's really interesting place, historical and natural homes, all of them made by stones, also there are stone hotel, it's really unusual place and very attractive for foreigners, around Kandovan you could also visit of beautiful nature and mountains, traditional local stories believe its water...More

Thank hojjat2020
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place is magical and wonderful . It looks like the little houses for little people in cartoons 😊 it has a very nice and happy atmosphere .. I would like to come back and spend a night in one of these houses.. definitely A...More

Thank Babak S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very good natural place for vaction and mountaining and eat delicious food .very good place for have launch and enjoy your time with family and friends.price in some shop is average and some of them is high.

Thank Pedram Z
Reviewed 27 March 2017

First when I saw kandovan I shocked , because I couldn't imagine that houses can built in rocks and inside the mountains . I think this village shows the mankind's art and Intelligence . The art of Architecture is easily seen in this village ....More

Thank Reza N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a great and pure piece of nature and it shows us how human can live in peace with nature.there r full of houses in the mountain that carved in the mountain. The honey of Candovan is very famous and great.but the main problem...More

Thank zara30may
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This village exemplifies man made cliff dwellings which are still inhabited. The troglodyte homes, excavated inside volcanic rocks and tuffs similar to dwellings in the Turkish region of Cappadocia, are locally called "Karaan". recently built a hotel in the village . The Hotel name is...More

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از تبریز تا کندوان اگه از طریق تاکسی ویژه برین دوازده تا پانزده هزارتومن اگه از اسکو برین ارزون تر تموم میشه چون خط ویژه اتوبوس هم داره