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To the credit of its historical significance, Abyaneh is a spectacular village with an extraordinary view. Meander along alleys in this amazing, red village has earned a place in Unesco’s tentative list!

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Where is Abyaneh?

in the Isfahan province, 40km before the city of Natanz, at the foot of Mt. Karkas, there lies a village known as the red clay village: Abyaneh Village. Abyaneh is a multi-leveled village constructed by local materials. People are mostly farmers, orchardists and ranchers.

Why to visit Abyaneh?

The red clay village is one of the most extraordinary villages of Iran. Imagine wandering in alleys where all walls and buildings are red. The characteristic of this red clay is that with every rain the clay becomes harder. On these spectacular wall, you see exquisite Lattice wooden windows where kind smiles of locals await.       

Top Sights in Abyaneh

The historical village is undoubtedly the main attraction of this trip. With its red mud-brick walls, alluring wooden balconies and lattice windows, the ancient village still has its traditional atmosphere. People here wear special clothes and speak the Middle Persian language.

Located exactly in the middle of the village, the mosque is the most significant building here. there are some other smaller mosques but when you visit this one you will comprehend the reason why it is so popularly important.

Dates back to the Sassanid era, the fire temple is called Harpak. The temple is the oldest monument of the village. The four-vaulted temple is a sample of Zoroastrian fire temples.

Practical information

The Abyaneh Village is an all-round year destination. If you are looking for the best time to visit the village, choose either spring or autumn. The agreeable climate in the first half of the year and the colorful nature in the second are all emblems of an area where you can record a memorable trip.

Do not forget to wear trekking shoes when traveling to Abyaneh. A one-day backpack would be enough, since the village is not far from Tehran. Grab your camera and be prepared for capturing amazing landscapes.

As Always, take care of natural and historical treasures. Just leave our footprints and take beautiful memories.


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2018-10-29 | by
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