Friday, November 21, 2008

Around Iran # 5 : Abyaneh Village

Abyaneh is one of the well known villages in Esfahan province, in addition to which it boasts of a pleasant climate. The same is located in the northwestern slopes of the Karkas Mountains and at a distance of 28 km. from the city of Natanz. The architectural facet in this village along with the rituals and apparel of its inhabitants is a sight to witness. The Jame' mosque of this vicinity with its historical wooden altar dating to 776 AH, and its wooden pulpit dating to 466 AH. and an inscription in the 'kufi' script is greatly valued both as a historical and religious monument.

Sunshade or "Saabaat" in Farsi

Women in the traditional clothes
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For more information about Iranians tourist attractions, I strongly recommend you to visit the ITT website!