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Troglodyte village under threat from the 21st century & tourism

Authentic but touristy troglodyte village of Meyband still has a few inhabitants, but being... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Soko2
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London, United Kingdom
Rocky village

Maymand is an amazing village sculptured in volanic rocks. Ancient people moulded this village from... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
zahabnazouri
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Kerman, Iran
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“guest house” (2 reviews)
“rocks” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Maymand, Iran
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Authentic but touristy troglodyte village of Meyband still has a few inhabitants, but being semi-nomadic, they raise their animals on mountain pastures, living in temporary settlements above in the spring & autumn. During winter months some then return to their cave dwellings, which have been...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Maymand is an amazing village sculptured in volanic rocks. Ancient people moulded this village from natural lodge shaped by erosional process in volcanic rocks. It really worth to visit. Bayond its culcural landscape, geological landforms around this village are amazing too. You can rest in...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

In this place you can feel how iranian live in villages and try their food . And to be honest the food is delicious! And If you search " discover Kerman" you can find a really good information about it and of course about attractions...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

you'll never know until you go... a wonderful village with at least 3000 years history, used to live by aboriginals till 80 years ago. in some sources, this village is mentioned as the Zoroaster's (the monotheist prophet of ancient Persia) residence place for several years...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Can stay o/nite here. If you walk up to the opposite hill where the cemetery is you will get a good panorama shot of the whole complex. Before entering here check out the unusual trees . Scenery around here reminds me of Africe with its...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Sleeping in Meymand is very unique. The views are amazing. The people in the village are a little annoying though. They came into our cave to try to sell us stuff and kept pushing without speaking English and even when we clearly did not show...More

Thank Jos v
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Trogologyte village :an ancient village with hand -dug houses amid the rocks and one of the UNESCO world Heritage Site

1  Thank Mohammadi75
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Meymand is a village of troglodytes – cave dwellers – located in the south-eastern Iranian province of Kerman. Meymand (Maymand, Maimand) village has been continuously inhabited for 2,000 to 3,000 years making it one of Iran’s four oldest surviving villages. Some claim that Meymand /...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

maymand is really a charming village to see. I suggest it to every one . it is worth to see of course

Thank Farideh M
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

A good and rare chance to experience a night stay in the ancient rocky cave guest house. Its cooling during day but cold at night. Fortunately , its equipped with heater. The village lady caters meal for stay in guests, but the food is very...More

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