Villages of Iran

List of tourist villages in Iran. Iran Villages are highly recommended to discover for tourists and visitors.

  • Villages near Tehran

Located in (a city of  Tehran province)

Rural areas in the province can be divided into two groups one being the areas of rural settlements in the skirts and valleys of southern Alborz . These areas encompass coastal attractions, rivers, springs , both thermal and mineral water, caves, lakes, palaces and shrines. These villages are the following – Reineh, Ask Gazanak, Vana, Aab Ali, Aahar, Maygoon, Shemshak, Ooshan, Fasham, Khor, Dizin, Gachsar, Chehel Dokhtar and …
The Second group of villages to the south of the province are as follows: Tochal in Pakdasht-e-Varamin, Feshapuyeh, Mehran Abad, Niyaz Abad, Konargar Abad, Darqoo Abad, Robat Karim and Shahriyar.

  • Barsian Village

Located in Esfahan (a city of Esfahan province)

The Barsian Village is located 36 km. south east of Esfahan, and 25 km. east of the Esfahan – Ziyar Road. The Zayandeh Rood flows along the south of which. This vicinity has a Jame’ Mosque, four pilgrimage sites and a caravansary constructed in the Shah Abbas mode. This village experiences a moderate and dry climate.

  • Vir Village

Located in Abhar (a city of Zanjan province)

This village is in the vicinity of Soltanieh, Abhar. Koor Kang Dareh is located 2 km. south east of this area, and Kooh Sari Dash is located 2 km south west. It has a cold, dry climate. The Dash Kasan Cave and the mosque of the village are important sites to visit.

  • Anjedan Village

Located in Arak (a city of Markazi province)

The Anjedan Village, a district of Arak (40 km. east of Arak) is very attractive due to natural beauties, magnificant caves, hunting grounds, and historical relics. As this village after the Mongol invasion, was the center of settlement and activities of the Esmaili sect, a few tombs belonging to the heads of this cult have been remained which are related to the Safavid era, such as the mausoleum of Shah Qarib and Shah Qalandar, which have entrance doors with beautiful adornments of holy verses of Qoran.

  • Sarooq Village

Located in Arak (a city of Markazi province)

This village is located 48 km. north west of Arak. It is one of the oldest villages of this province, and is 850 years old. Imamzadeh Haftado Do Tan related to 587 AH. is located in the central and old locality of the village. Sarooq is famous for its handicrafts and carpets. Its old bazaar is also very famous.

  • Aqda Village

Located in Ardakan (a city of Yazd province)

Located near the Yazd – Esfahan Road and at the distance of 40 km. in the northwest of Ardakan, this village has the following historical edifices, Haj Abolqasem Rashti caravansary built in 1269 AH. with the structure resembling the Shah Abbasi Caravansary, Khajeh Nasir stockade built to protect the village dwellings. Saam Castle, Hamam-e- Noe built in 1055 AH., Hulakoo two-storey Mosque built in 1123 AH., Shams Mosque built in 1090 AH.and the Jame’ Mosque built in 8th century AH.

  • Haftadar Village

Located in Ardakan (a city of Yazd province)

This is located at the distance of 34 km. to the northwest of Ardakan and adjacent to Ardakan – Naein Road, and experiences a temperate-dry climate. Boz Galeh Kon Gateway which is a relic of the 9th century AH. is situated to the east of village, and Imamzadeh Seyed Mohammad attributed to the Safavid era and Jame’ Mosque with 10th century AH. tombstones are the most significant and historical edifices of the village.

  • Kharanaq Village

Located in Ardakan (a city of Yazd province)

Settled at a distance of 85 km. east of Ardakan. It has a temperate dry climate and is located in a mountainous region.
Some of its historical edifices are presented below:
Shahzadeh (princess) caravansary built under the orders of Mohammad Vali Mriza, the offspring of Fath Ali Shah. Near its cemetery, there exists an epigraph inscribed in 595 AH. It has been also said that Imam Reza has visited this village.
Jame’ Mosque which has a tombstone inscribed in 499 AH.
Baba Khadem Tomb placed amidst the fields of Kharanaq.

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