The Historical Village of Abyaneh
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
Village of Abyaneh, Isfahan Province
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Village of Abyaneh is one of the Iranian historical villages that contains some works from Sassanid period to the present time. It owns several unequal attributions just like the unique temple of "Herpak", a Chief mosque with a unique mihrab from Seljukian period, houses harmonious with climate and mountainous land. One can see Sassanid Pahlavic words in daily conversation as well as villagers' clothing that is rooted in earlier times.
Statements of authenticity and/or integrityThe present villagers' clothing and dialect, existing buildings and unearthed objects from excavations and relevant written documents.
Comparison with other similar properties
Inside Iran, it may merely be compared with the Village of Masouleh. Both villages are multi-leveled and constructed by local materials but Abyaneh has kept its architecture, ceremonies and culture, language, clothing and etc.