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Masouleh Village

Posted by
Expose (Tehran, Iran) on 17 April 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Masouleh - Gilan Province, Iran

About Masouleh :

Masouleh, an Iranian village, is located 60 km southwest of Rasht and 25km west of Fooman in the western most part of Gilan Province. Even though Masouleh is close to the Caspian Sea, but it is 1,050 meters above sea level. The difference between the highest and lowest points in the village itself is 100 meters. The architectural style of the homes in Masouleh is stair shaped and is remarkable. They are continuous and uninterrupted and have been built in the heart of the mountain. A very interesting point about the homes in Masouleh is that courtyards and roofs are basically meaningless and do not serve their traditional roles and instead serve as pedestrian areas for passersby just like a street would. The 3000-meter long mountains surrounding Masouleh are under the cloud of fog very often.

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Friends / لینک فتوبلاگ دوستان :

Alireza / عليرضا
Amir Sooki / امیر سوکی
Mahdi Behtash / مهدی بهتاش
Dr. N. Kohansal / دکتر نادر کهنسال
Mohammad Fakhar / محمد فخار
Farhang Payam / فرهنگ پیام

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Very good shot!

26 Apr 2010 11:49am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Great night shot...love all those lights!

26 Apr 2010 3:39pm

robert from United Arab Emirates

nice shot of masouleh! I was there a week ago. lovely place!

3 Jun 2011 8:53am