There is a village named Kandovan in Iran. The people of this village have lived in nest-like houses for the last 700 years. These houses built on the hills look exactly like the nests of birds.

Tehran: Like the lyrics of the Hindi film ‘Ek Bangla Bane Nyara ‘, everyone aspires to have a dream home. However, it is not in everyone’s power to fulfill the dream of a bungalow or palace, but everyone wants to make a small, beautiful and comfortable home. At the same time, there are some people in the world who live in the forest, mountain etc. Today we are going to tell you about one such community, who live by making nests like birds.

These houses are in Kandovan

There is a village named Kandovan in Iran. The people of this village have lived in nest-like houses for the last 700 years. These houses built on the hills look exactly like the nests of birds. Their families have been living here from generation to generation. However, their houses, which look like normal nests, have some specialties as well.

Houses were built to avoid attacks

The people here also had a special reason to live in these houses. In fact, when there was terror of Mongol invaders on these areas, at that time there was a search for safe places to avoid attacks, where these people could protect themselves from Mongol attacks. In such a situation, these people went to the hills and built such houses there. They dug rocks and prepared houses to hide. Over time, this house became a permanent place for them to live.

weather friendly houses

However, these houses look ordinary. Seeing them, it seems that it would be very difficult to live here, but it is not so. These houses remain friendly in all types of weather. These houses remain hot in winter and cold in summer. These houses may look strange in appearance, but they are quite comfortable. People living in these houses do not use heaters and air conditioners.

center of attraction for the world

Now you must have understood that after all, why the people of Kandovan village of Iran live in these nest-like houses. It may not be as beautiful in appearance, but its texture is such that people here like to live in them. Today these houses have become famous for their artwork all over the world. 

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