Iran bans tourists to visit village in Isfahan province
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 4
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Tourists are not allowed to visit Abyana village in Natanz county of Iran's Isfahan province, Ali Abidini, representative of the executive power of Abyana village, said.
This step was taken to prevent the crowd crush in the village on September 9-10, during the 9th and 10th days of the month of Muharram (Tasua and Ashura), Abidini added, Trend reports referring to ISNA.
He added that some Abyana villagers live in big cities, but they come to the village during the month of Muharram.
Only tourists who book hotels in advance can come to the village, Abidini said.
The Abyana village, located at the foot of Karkas Mountain in Isfahan province, is the highest residential area in Iran. The village is 2,222 meters above the sea level and is famous for its historical monuments.