Kandovan (also spelled Candovan) is a tourist village in the province of East Azarbaijan, near Osku and Tabriz, Iran. Its fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings. Some of the houses are at least 700 years old and are still inhabited.
Despite its rising popularity, it's easy to avoid tourists and get off the beaten track in Iran. Read on to learn about 8 off the beaten track highlights in Iran, and 5 places that just weren't worth the trip.
Pergamon Museum - Berlin, from Susa, an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about 250 km east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers.