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Sar Agha Seyed Village

Located 130km from Shahrekord and 45km from Kuhrang County, Sar Agha Seyed is a monument in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran.

The village is well-known as the roofs of the houses below, are the yard of the houses above which is the same as Masouleh Village in Gilan Province but Sar Agha Seyed has a larger population and more houses. The houses are surrounded by the mountain.

During your hiking around the village you will see Salt Fountain, Cave Fountain, Astoona Waterfall and Bakhtarian Nomads. This is a good opportunity to see closely how nomads live and work. The village is one of the best places in Iran to practice and enjoy climbing.

Local crafts

Most of the people are nomads of whom some are farmers. They also create local art crafts including weaving carpets, kilims and black tents or they produce and process salt from Salt Fountain. Many people plant natural plants (lush vegetable). The vegetables are used either as souvenirs (growing in the surrounding mountains during spring) or to eat on the meal table. Also, certain types of these vegetables have healing application.


The village is inhabited by about 3000 Bakhtiarian nomads who speak Luri. They are called “Ashayer” in Persian. They began to build these spectacular architecture around a holy shrine (Seyed Eisa) about 600 years ago.

Male dress code includes Kolah, Chogha, Dabit and the female costumes contains Lachak, Meina, Shalvar Gheri that are significant especially in wedding ceremonies.

The dancing performance is congregational in a way that people hold other’s hands during the dance. It symbolizes the alliance, identity, kindness and altruism between them.

Sar Agha Seyed Near Attractions

On the road to the village, you can see Ice Cave Chama, Shikh Ali Khan Waterfall, Kuhrang ski resort, Kuhrang Tunnel and local Bakhtiarian Nomads

Best time to visit

The best time to visit the place would be the summer, the late spring and the early fall. In other seasons the village is full of heavy snow. For this reason the village is not crowded in some seasons and they immigrate to Esfahan Province.

Local Guide and Guest house owner: Mr Rouhollah Dadvar

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