Top 10 Iranian Stairs villages
Whenever we speak about Stairs villages with their beautiful and attractive architecture,everyone is remembered the Masouleh and ultimately Abyaneh.But due to the special mountainous situation in many regions of Iran there are a number of other specific with its own feature and specialties.
1-Masoule, Guilan: In middle of a paradise by the name Fouman
A village in the middle of the lush green mountains of Gilan
Stairway with a specific architecture,the houses of village are built on each other and the roof of each house is the courtyard of his upper Neighbor.This is a social contract among the people.
2-Palangan, Kordestan: Amazing village mixed with culture
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In this village, history and nature and culture have a close relationship with each other.You will see simple houses but attractive and nice.The village's staircase architecture reminds you of the Masoule village, but this time this spectacular Masoule is formed in the heart of the mountain.
3-Nayband Village, Tabas:The Masoule of Desert
The village of Nayband is one of the examples of staircase architecture which is called the Masouleh of Desert.The village looks like a green island amongst the desert, and it has an amazing effect.At the middle of the Tabas International Road to the Ravar, the green cover of palm trees attracts every passenger.This green cover looks like a mirage in the desert.But in fact what is happening to you is a village called Nayband, which has been formed in a form of a step called the Masouleh of Desert.
4-Hajij, Pave, Kourdestan Province: Stony Masoule
Another unique village in Iran, which is based on the principles of staircase architecture and only using the rock.This village is known as the cleanest village in the Uraman[Kourdestan Province] region.The pristine nature and the flow of water along the river Siervan next to the village will give you masterpieces.Houses are made on 2 floors without yard, and the roofs of the houses have a sidewalk role for pedestrians and also the upper house courtyard.
5-Sar-e-Agh Seyed Village, Choharmahal & Bakhtiary Province:The Masoule of Zagros
The village is located at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level and is known as the Zagros Masoule.This place is the summer camp for tribes of the region.Saraqa Sayad is an example of a staircase architecture in the central Zagros region.The most important thing that attracts your attention in the village is the coverage, dialect, clothing and indigenous culture of the people, which is completely preserved and reflects the religious culture of its inhabitants.
6-Boujan, Neyshabour,Khorasan Province.A Paradise on the ground
The village of Bojan is one of the villages of Iran, which was built on the slopes of the mountain.The pristine nature, waterfalls, springs and other natural effects have added to the attractiveness of the village and has made it one of the tourist destinations.
7-Kong Village, Torghabe,Khorasan Province.Iranian Village, A reminder of pre-Islam
Pure nature,Long and old trees,the sound of the river and the birds
all are the gifts of the village of Kong to its visitors.
The village of Kong is dating back to pre-Islam and is the perfect destination for the touch of history.The village of Kang has a temperate climate due to its high mountains and abundant trees.
8-Shilandar, Zanjan: The Lost Masouleh
It is 64 kilometers northwest of Zanjan province.The architecture of this village is similar to Masuleh in Gilan.The village is located in a mountainous area with a cool mountainous climate.
9-Esfidan Village, Bojnoord, Khorasan Province.The most beautiful Village of Iran(Award for the best villages of 1385 AH, 2007 )
This village is located in one of the lush mountain valleys of Khorasan province.Specific geographic features of this village like
abundant trees,River, Pristine nature and hospitable People has become the village as a tourist destination.
10-Zanoozag Village,Tabriz Province: The red Masoule
The unique architecture of this village is a picture of staircase architecture and red houses in Abyaneh.On the way to the city of Tabriz, the colorful gardens will attract your attention.The village is located in a mountainous area with a cool mountainous climate.