Rural tourism is one of the types of travel that is more popular among the general public and is also very attractive. There are many villages in Iran that you may not have even heard of. But they are so beautiful and spectacular that it is recommended to visit them. In this article, we intend to talk about the most fascinating villages in Iran that are worth visiting. Also, we will introduce some of them to you. You can join our team, Iran Destination, and get more acquainted with these villages. Iran travel agency, Iran Destination, will organize your trip to Iran. You can offer your tailor-made trip to Iran or visit our programs on the Iran tour page. You can contact to our Iranian travel agency, our agents are online to answer all your questions.
Most fascinating villages in iran
Abyaneh village one of the most fascinating villages in Iran
There is an attractive village 40 km away from Natanz called Abyaneh. This village is one of the tallest residential areas that attracts many tourists every year. The height of Abyaneh village is about 2222 meters above sea level. In addition, you will add the local architecture as well as the existing historical monuments. This village is one of the stepped villages of Iran. The most important issue that has made this building famous is the shape of the building and the special architecture of Abyaneh. The people of this village are very hospitable and you can enjoy the atmosphere of the village for hours. It is not bad to know that the name of Abyaneh village went on the list of national monuments of Iran in 1975. Also, it is on the list of world heritage site of UNESCO.
Masouleh village of Gilan
Masouleh is one of the villages that always has its name among the most fascinating villages of Iran. This village also has a stepped architecture and is considered a part of Fooman forest in Gilan province. Masouleh is very strong in terms of tourism and a variety of handicrafts and local food can be prepared for tourists. On the other hand, it is possible for interested tourists to spend the night in rural houses. Masouleh’s name went in the national list in 1975. Fortunately, it is under the protection of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran. This village is very important both in terms of architecture and in terms of history and tourism. So, if you have not visited it to date, we recommend that you do not miss this beautiful destination.
Kandovan village of Azerbaijan
Kandovan village is located in Osko city, which is a part of East Azerbaijan province. This village is famous for its rich history and the special type of architecture of its houses. The village is about 7,000 years old and the houses you see in it look like beehives. The name of the beautiful village of Kandovan was registered in the national list in 1997 and is now part of the national monuments of Iran. If you choose this village for a walk, you can see the ancient rock architecture up close. The beautiful village of Kandovan is one of the three most important rock villages in the world. It is said that the presence of snow and rain for thousands of consecutive years has caused the strange shape of the houses in Kandovan village. Currently, it is possible to spend the night in Kandovan village.
Meymand village one of the most fascinating villages in Iran
Meymand village is another rock village in Iran in Babak city of Kerman. The villagers live in rock houses dug by hand in the heart of the mountain. The village is said to have been inhabited for 3,000 years ago. However, the stone carvings found around the village date back to 10,000 years ago. “Cultural landscape of Meymand historical village of Babak city” was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2015 due to the houses dug in the heart of the mountain. The semi-nomadic villagers migrate with their animals as the seasons change. The culture and customs of the people of this region show their strong connection with nature. In other words, the 3,000-year-old village of Meymand is the only historical village in the world where traditional life relations are still going on. Meymand village is undoubtedly one of the oldest and most attractive places in Iran.
Filband village in Mazandaran province is one of the most beautiful resorts in Iran, which is similar to legends. The village is located above the clouds, so that most days the clouds play like the calm and endless blue sea. Even when there are no clouds and fog and the weather is completely clear and sunny, you can watch the surrounding scenery from this village, which is located at the highest point of the region. It can be one of the best places to escape from the daily hustle and bustle and relax in this relaxing environment. The best time to visit this summer is from the end of May to the beginning of October.
Siah Bisheh village of Mazandaran
Siah Bisheh is one of the dozens of scenic villages in northern Iran, which is located in Marzanabad and Chalous city. This village is famous for its proximity to Chalous and its beautiful nature. Every season you go to Siah Bisheh, you will see this village in fog, and that is why it is famous as Siah Bisheh.
Palangan Village of Kurdistan
The steppe village of Palangan is located at the foot of Shahu Mountain in the beginning of Oraman Takht region of Kurdistan province and is similar to Masouleh in terms of architecture. The first-floor houses of the village are located on the eastern and western slopes of a valley. The village of Palangan dates back to the Samanid period and the remains of a castle from the Seljuk period still exist on top of this village. Because the Palangan is located in the middle of the mountains, it is completely separated from the modern world and evokes a sense of appreciation for nature in human beings.
Mazichal village of Mazandaran
Mazichal is a very beautiful village in Mazandaran province, which is not far from Kelardasht. The distance to the city of Chalous is about 48 km. The village is famous for its amazing nature because its geographical location is such that it is located at an altitude. This creates a landscape that seems to be above the clouds. One of the positive points of Mazichal village is that it has its own charms in each season. You can visit it in all seasons.