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Culture and nature entertwin in an amazing cave

A natural amazing and mysterious cave, invaded with human communities and partly carved and... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
BRaissiyan
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Tehran, Iran
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Fabulous cave

I have been visiting this cave and enjoyed its man-made sides, Highly recommended to those who are... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Persia Travelin... C
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Shiraz, Iran
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

A natural amazing and mysterious cave, invaded with human communities and partly carved and converted to a settlement and a perfectly defended Castel since ancient times. There have been evidences of pre-historic lives, pre Islam (ancient Persian) era and after Islam. The cave in its...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

I have been visiting this cave and enjoyed its man-made sides, Highly recommended to those who are looking for visiting somewhere unique

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Persia Travelin... C
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Karaftu Cave is located 60 km from the north of Divandareh and near the village of Yozh Bashkandi Kandy and is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the province. Karaftu Cave is a natural and calcareous cave that has been changed in different...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

It was really amazing with 3 different level and we reached there with about 2 hours driving. It is a recommended spot if you want to explore west of iran. Good to spend 2 hours there and have lunch in Sardasht.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Mehdi K
Reviewed October 25, 2015

I didn't even know about these caves until my hotel dude told me in Takab. So I went. It was well worth it. There were nice caves but there are a lot of steps to go up. You see how some lived in caves back...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

If you're on your way to the northwest of Iran and traveling via this route, make sure you're visiting this amazing cave! The first 6, 7 hundred meters is masterfully handmade and had been a reliable shelter for its residents for ages. the ramainig parts...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Amiralij
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Karaftu: Secret of Kurdistan Heights: The Caves of Karaftu are situated about 70 km from Seqiz (Saghez) among the most spectacular and scenic regions of Kurdistan province in Western Iran. Strategically, this site connects the ancient road from Syria and Iraq, leading through Iran to...More

Date of experience: June 2013
7  Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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