Winter has started in northern parts of Iran. Masuleh, an ancient village in Gilan province, is covered in deep snow.
Masuleh was founded in 10th century AD and is famous for its architecture. The roofs of houses on lower tiers are used as courtyards for houses on the tiers above.
In some cases, public streets are laid out along interconnected roofs.
The following are the photos Mehr News Agency posted of the historical village: