residents of Abyaneh want to donate historical artifacts
to their local museum, but there is insufficient space.
director of the Research Center of Abyaneh believes that
the 100-square-meter museum is inadequate, explaining,
“The museum was established by the people. They are very
interested in the museum and are willing to donate their
historical items, but, unfortunately, there is not enough
the idea of enlarging the museum, Azimeh Riyahi said that
winter will restrict the construction activities, so it is
hoped that the construction process will begin when it
are planning to make use of the current museum building,
part of which is occupied by the research center, and
Riyahi thinks that the whole building will be dedicated to
located on the northwestern slope of
, 70 kilometers southeast of Kashan, is one of
’s oldest villages.
its unique reddish structures, it is like a living
architectural and anthropological museum.
village attracts a great number of Iranian and foreign
tourists throughout the year, especially for its
traditional feasts and ceremonies.
is a village of living traditions, unique architectural
styles, and probably the most interesting example of human
adaptation to nature.
village is compact, with narrow and sloped lanes and
houses located on the slope as if placed on a stairway.
The roofs of some houses are the courtyards of other
houses higher up on the slope.
are many buildings inspired by Islamic and Zoroastrian
architectural designs in the village.