Masuleh Village, founded in the 10th century, is the oldest continually inhabited village in Iran. The village is built into the side of a steep hill 3,500 above sea level, with an elevation gain of almost 1,000 feet. The rooftops of one tier of houses serve as the street for the houses above. Protected as an Iranian Cultural Heritage Site, Masuleh is a fascinating place to wander. Visit the local shops to see the brightly colored socks and dolls that are handmade by the women of Masuleh.
PUBLISHED: July 18, 2013