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Address: Tabriz, Iran

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My first cave village

Wandering round the narrow streets was very interesting. I thought we could see a real cave dwelling, but the nearest we got was a local renting out a cave with facilities, not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Amersham, United Kingdom
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wandering round the narrow streets was very interesting. I thought we could see a real cave dwelling, but the nearest we got was a local renting out a cave with facilities, not quite the same as seeing how a family live in these conditions. I bought honeycomb from one of the many shops selling the produce from the many hives... More 

Thank 479Liz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the 5-star hotel there and they arranged a car to pick us up from Tabriz. the hotel is great but there is some guesthouse in the village that you can also stay a night in the cave. About 50 USD. Per night but with spacious room and clean toilet.

Thank Amy I
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Kendovan, ıts not have any more like Turkey/Capadocia... You feel some health, breath, local people hott directly combination tranqulity.

1 Thank Özgür Onur D
Brasschaat, Belgium
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119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Dozens of souvernir shops bock your view on this, once beautiful village and the steady stream of cars complete the picture.

Thank wimAntwerp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

There is very very fantastic and beatifull handmade village ever seen. The local people are so likely and happy and polite. But unfortunately environment was polluted by plastic and disposals.

Thank flint l
Tehran Province, Iran
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Driving about 50 Km to the south west of Tabriz facing to this little village at the end which its pix are more attractive that it is .if u can't go up the steps don't go there . Some guys are selling honey , dairy and herbs which I ve heared the honey is made from sugar and is fake... More 

Thank Nassrin70
Tehran, Iran
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Really here is very beautiful village. all people are kindly and help you to see their houses. Village have a Street for cars. I like the nature of that but there is many sound of the cars horn. You can stay there with your family near the river. both side of the main street you can bought handicrafts and native... More 

Thank AbbasMHosseini
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It had a long drive ( 1/5 hours from Tabriz) but well worth. The village is still functioning in very very old structured houses. The locals were very friendly and had lots of different herbs and delicious honey.

1 Thank Nooshin F
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I found Kandovan very unique, interesting and peaceful. It is so unique that I doubt you could find a similar place. The houses are carved in the stone (mountains). Even in hot summer days of June, it was pleasantly cool inside the small stone house. It's so amazing how old people and kids could commute through the town. we were... More 

Thank tesfand
Tehran, Iran
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you live in a city, Kandovan is really fascinating to you. For me visiting Kandovan is less attractive than being inside one of its stone houses. I won't go there but for being inside those lovely stone houses. Also selling honey is popular there and its honey seems to famous but I myself prefer just visit the places. Remember... More 

Thank sedi j

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