Abyaneh Village

Visiting time:
Visiting the museum of anthropology: 9 to 19
Weekly holiday:
Museum is closed on Mondays
Annual holidays:
Days of mourning
Entrance fee(Iranian):
About: Abyaneh Village

Abyaneh is a village in the central district of Natanz County in Isfahan Province. It lies 40 kilometers northwest of Natanz in the Karkas mountainside. Due to its local architecture and various historical monuments, Abyaneh is one of the famous villages of Iran. The village is about 1500 years old and, it is one of the oldest human settlements in the margin of Iran's dessert. Considering the age of the village, Abyaneh features many ancient monuments belonging to different historical periods. 
The existence of several historical monuments as well as some ancient traditions among the people of Abyaneh led to the registration of this village in Iran's National Heritage on August 21, 1975 under the registration number of 1089.

General Specifications
In the local tongue, Abyaneh is called "Viuna". "Vi" means willow and "Vianeh" means willow garden, which is the old name of Abyaneh.
A date of 1500 years has been estimated for it and it is considered to be one of the most ancient human habitats on the border of Iran's Dasht-e Kavir.
Local language
The local dialect of Abyaneh is stated as Parthian Pahlavi.
Customs and traditions
The inhabitants of this village have still kept some of their pre-Islamic and Zoroastrian beliefs traditions and customs.
Local products and souvenirs
Wheat, barley, clover, apple, plum, walnut, almond, apricot and pearand etc
A village with a lot of different customs, traditions and historical monuments.
Important parts to visit
Fire temples, khanqahs, the structure of the village
Best time to visit
Spring till Winter
Duration of visit
Atleast one day
Similar villages and monuments
Access route
80 kilometers southwest of Kashan, 20 kilometers west of the asphalt road of Natanz and Kashan, 40 kilometers northwest of Natanz, Isfahan province, Iran
More details
This village also has a clinic but lacks a gas station and gets its fuel from around.
Abyaneh Village
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