Iran Journey 2015: The Village of Kandovan in Photographs

Despite the sunny weather, the air is very cold here. The slopes of the mount Sahand surrounding the village are covered with snow. “I imagined it bigger,” says Nane as if reading my mind. We wander around the village, take photographs, and observe the locals, passing by their souvenir shops with handmade bags, spices, herbs, magnets and other colorful items that attract strangers. I was hoping to see a small and quite village where we could spend time talking with people and exploring their daily life. Instead, we came across big groups of tourists walking up and down the muddy alleys. As we will learn later, most of the inhabitants live here only during the summer months, and only few families spend the snowy winters in the village because of cold.
Read the full text about our visit to Kandovan || How to get to Kandovan from Tabriz

The historical village of Kandovan, Iran


The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran
The historical village of Kandovan, Iran

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