Ostan-e Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Travel Guide

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  • Orumiyeh - Van(Turkey)

    Orumiyeh Transportation

    at Orumiyeh Terminal you can find some company that leaves Orumiyeh to Van & vice versa.they stop somewhere at beginning of Cumhuriyet Cad. in Van.most buses smuggle gasoil or carry cargo, they just need some passengers (2-5) for crossing border legality.try to find buses with at least 15 passengers, also cargo buses move very slow.costs 180,000...

  • Bus, Orumiyeh - Tehran

    Orumiyeh Transportation

    Orumiyeh - Tehran by Seiro Safar co.Leaves Orumiyeh to Tehran every day on 18:00costs 100,000 IR, 12hours.in the year 2009/88


    Orumiyeh Things to Do

    From Tabriz we took a Savari(not reccomended!) until Orumiyeh city. After around 1:30 hour we arrived at the bus station. To the center was a big walk but we did it. We visited the Bazaar , a nice small mosque from the Qazar period (Sardar mosque) and St.Mary´s church , claimed as the last resting place where the 3 magi stopped at their trip to...



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  • Restaurant in Kandovan

    Kandovan Restaurants

    Across the river from the cave houses and shops of Kandovan are a few restaurants and tea houses.This restaurant ( I'm afraid that I don't know its name) had the traditional raised platforms (takhts) covered with carpets, that you sit on to eat your meal. This is something that I found quite uncomfortable at times during my trip around Iran. I...

  • Kandovan - visit a typical house

    Kandovan Things to Do

    We visited a 'typical Kandovan House' This was a 'tourist attraction' a small fee was paid - I'm not sure how much as Majid paid as part of my tour.The ground floor was used to keep the animals- there weren't any animals there at the time, but there was evidence that they'd been there- the aroma from the straw strewn floor was quite pungent!...

  • Kandovan - Exploring the village

    Kandovan Things to Do

    Climbing the paths and steps up through the village, offers views of village life. Donkey trains transport locals and goods through the winding alleys. Chickens scratch in the dust, sheep can be heard bleating from the nearby pastures. Women emerge from their rock hewn homes to hang out washing or to sweep clean their 'yards' Men sit 'putting the...



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  • Good food in Takab

    Takab Restaurants

    This was included in the cost of my tour with Persian Voyages, so not sure of the cost.I was a bit surprised when I met up with Majid prior to our evening meal, that we would be eating in the hotel - I was expecting that We'd be going out to a local restaurant. I was assured that this was the best place to eat in Takab.Well, I really enjoyed my...

  • The throne of Salomon

    Takab Off The Beaten Path

    Outside Takab lies the ruinated city of Takht-e-Soleiman. The ruins in itself, lying around a beautiful little lake on a mound are beautifull but not spectacular, despite its historical significance. . What make up the day are the ruins in combination with the trip to them, especialy in early morning or late afternoon. The gentle, farmed land are...

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