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Historic Village of Massoleh
11-APR-2008 Ali Majdfar

Historic Village of Massoleh

Gilan Province

Masooleh is a historic village enjoying a moderate climate. Local architecture, springs, waterfalls, River and dense forests all make it an attractive tourism spot. Masooleh's integrated architecture and its houses are of two stories.
These comprise of an entrance corridor, callers and other unique architectural features, and are linked to each other by a staircase. The terrace of each house is the court-yard of the house above. Masouleh architecture is unique. The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets.
Fog is predominant weather feature of Masouleh.
This historic village, during its 1000 age, is an obvious type in fantastic harmony between nature and human.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
1/500s f/8.0 at 28.0mm iso400 full exif

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jan madsen17-Jul-2008 18:40
Fantastic image
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sue anne13-May-2008 01:54
Beautiful with all the houses on the side and the view. V.
Carol Breton02-May-2008 17:46
A fantastic scenic Ali. V
Ceya24-Apr-2008 19:38
Fantastic scene, Ali! The misty background gives your image extra charm.. V!
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