The Complex of Handmade Settlements in Iran (Maymand Village)

Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
Maymand, Kerman Province
Ref.: 5183
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This village shows the way of continuous life of human beings through the history; those who utilized at most the existing natural facilities and harmonized with the surrounding nature.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

Different aspects of architectural anatomy, structure, the inhabitants' daily life and activities.

Comparison with other similar properties

In Iran: Villages of Kandovan, Hille Var, Sour, Ghorveh, Vind, Tamin, Kharg Zoroastrian hypogea, Zorosterian houses around Tabas, Jahlkhaneh in Bushehr, Kapadocia, Metra, some regions in south of England, Jordan and China.