Discover one of the most hidden villages in the world, Abyaneh, in Iran. Let's go!
An atypical village nestled in the Iranian mountains, Abyaneh is characterized by the color of its houses, which allows it to blend in the scenery and, at the same time, hide from its enemies. The city is also typical thanks to its inhabitants, its climate and the image of life that it reflects.
A village with a story
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Abyaneh was built on Karkas Mountain (central Iran) to hide from enemy assaults. Indeed, the inhabitants used to take refuge in the castle, now in ruins.
A top pick among tourists
A typical representation of rural life in Iran, Abyaneh has become a popular destination for tourists. You can walk on its narrow streets that will transport you to another time and taste the local specialties prepared almost before your eyes. Early birds and the brave can even climb to the top to admire the gorgeous sunrises that gently color the mountains.
So if you like places that are kept as they are and still full of history, we advise you to quickly go for a walk to soak up all this atmosphere. Change of scenery guaranteed!