Abyaneh Red Village
Abyaneh is a village in the central district of Natanz county, Isfahan Province. The village is one of the oldest villages in Iran which is also a cultural heritage in UNESCO. Moreover, this village is attracting numerous native and foreign tourists every year for its traditional feasts and ceremonies.
However, women in Abyaneh, typically wear a white long scarf which cover the shoulders and upper trunk, that has a colorful pattern and an under-knee skirt.
As you enter Abyaneh Village, the first thing that is interesting for any tourist is its unique architecture, traditional colorful clay houses and the style of clothing.
Interestingly, the roofs of some houses are the front yards of the next one up because the houses are arranged like steps up the hillside. The locals use traditional materials, timber, straw and clay which shows one of persian unique arts that we can call it as independency or self-sufficiency.
Walls are in red mud bricks that get stronger when exposed to the rain. However, doors designed with the beautiful patterns, poems and, sometimes, the names of the owner and mason are carved on the front.
Furthermore, there is a Friday mosque in the village which has a wooden prayer niche around and carved decorations that dates back to the Seljuqi Period. Inside there is a beautiful sanctuary hall with large wooden pillars. There are some other places in the village which worth to visit that include the Zoroastrian fire-temple, three castles, a few pilgrimage sites and a mill.
Souvenir of Abyaneh Village
There are many handicrafts, traditional clothes and delicious cooked fruits that are known as Abyaneh’ local souvenirs. A kind of stew (Gipa), cooked with mutton and it’s a local dish that serves on special occasions and feasts. There is other specialties of the region which include Jovin, made with barley, curd and fried onions, and Ardine, made with local vegetables and yogurt.
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