Kandovan village is an up-country area of Sahand Mountains that its natural and specific architecture has made it globally popular. Historical village of Kandovan is one of the three rocky villages in the world.
Antiquity of this tourist village gets backs to 6000 years ago. Researches of archeology has estimated its age up to 7000 years old.
What gives Kandovan an antique nature is presence of 117 families and houses inside rocky cone and pyramid-shaped masses in which villagers has made houses, corral, warehouse and workshops. Appellation of Kandovan is due to hive-shaped houses which have been embodied inside conical rocks. The properties of these houses are that the weather inside is warm in winter and cold in summer. About traditional architecture of Kandovan, some researchers and geographers believe that kandovan has no similar in Ian, and its architecture is rocky architecture. And they define that rocky architecture is much more important than common architecture from renovation aspect.
Existence of tasty mineral water, unique rocky and conic houses, green valley, desirable mountainous weather, pleasant dairies and natural honey have made this village under attention of followers, together with sedative environment and evening silence and a graceful breeze.
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