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پلنگان ، پالنگان

The historical Palangan Village near Kamyaram city of the Kurdistan Province of Iran is a touristic attraction. Houses are built using stones on steep mountains on two sides of a valley. They are built on top of each other and the strange structure gives the feeling of an apartment where the terrace of the house above is actually the roof of its neighbor below, in that; resembling the beautiful Masouleh Village in Gilan.The Tangivar River passes from the middle of the Palangan Village. Palangan means leopards in Persian; probably the name was attributed because of its scenic, still virgin wild life.The Samanid era Palangan Castle is located near the Palangan Village. (Wikipedia) - Palangan

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A view of Historical Palangan (leopards) Apartment village perched above a river 47 km north-west of Kamyaran in Kurdistan province, about 660 km southwest of Tehran on May 11, 2011. It takes about 2 hours from Sanandaj to Palangan with a stop at Kamyaran Lights of houses at Palangan Village in Kurdistan Province illustrative of many of Iran's rural settlements, an ancient culture of eco-friendly, sustainable development, traditional apartment; roof of one house is the yard of the upper neighbor.

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