Masouleh Village , is a very famous and beautiful village with a different architecture located in Gilan province in north part of Iran . Masouleh village is founded in 10th century AD & was an important city a century ago . After the big famine in 1951 masouleh city lost most of its inhabitants who migrated to other cities . now the population is about 500 individuals .
Masuleh 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. Masuleh does not allow any motor vehicles to enter, due to its unique layout. It is the only city in Iran with such a prohibition. However, the small streets and many stairs simply wouldn’t make it possible for vehicles to enter.
Masouleh village is about two hours to Rasht – the province capital by car and you should pass Fouman city in the meanwhile . mountainous road of Masouleh village is also another attraction . we recommend you to drive there in the early morning so that you can have your breakfast there if you do not want to stay there for the night .
Masouleh village is located in Gilan province . to take more information about Gilan click here.