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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar, Iran
00 98 913 207 0430
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Heaven in the middle of the desert!

It's is definitely interesting to visit a cool and green are while you are walking in a dry and hot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nooshin_Hashemi
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Shiraz, Iran
Wow .. so much more than you first see

Overlooking the area from the bridge gives a false impression if the scale of what was built and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rdella
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 days ago
“Heaven in the middle of the desert!”
4 weeks ago
“Wow .. so much more than you first see”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's is definitely interesting to visit a cool and green are while you are walking in a dry and hot area. You will surprised when you enter this beautiful area after crossing a narrow stairway!

Thank Nooshin_Hashemi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overlooking the area from the bridge gives a false impression if the scale of what was built and when! Clear water coming from every direction and for Iran, a lot of wildlife ... Turtles, wild geese, herons and fish. Make use of a local guide...More

Thank rdella
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Shushtar is UNESCO World Heritage, because of its unique antique water regulation system. Water comes through canals, Qanats, the underground water canals, it feeds a lot of watermills. This is the most spectacular part, but if you pass the surrounding fields you see the abundance...More

Thank Gottfried Z
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the hydraulic dam first thing in the morning, when it wasn't scorching hot. Entry IDR200.000. A lot of the areas are shut off so to make the most of your visit head up the hill to Marashi House once you have finished exploring....More

Thank Watergirl168
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of the most beautiful historical places in Iran To describe this place in Shushtar Shushtar and would recommend to anyone

Thank tabibhouse
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is definitely an amazing engineering site to see. Can be appreciated very well from various viewpoints around it, the bridge near the entry gate, as well as from the historic house on the hill nearby which has free entry but erratic opening times. There...More

1  Thank missamrita
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I am from Iran. My father was born in Shushtar. This city has a very ancient history. This history mainly return back to Sasanid Dynasty. At that time the king came to Shushtar during winter time. There is another historical site near Shushtar named Susa...More

1  Thank pmpproject78
Reviewed 11 March 2017

One of the suprises of our trip, was great just strolling around this site in the evening hearing the waterfalls and reading about the history of the different uses this site had throughout its history. From being used as a mill to make flour to...More

Thank bsmswm
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The hydraulic system at Shustar can be traced back to 5 C BC (some parts of it), that is the Age of Darius the Great Achaemenid King. This ancient water system of dams, canals, tunnels and water mills is really worthy of a detailed visit....More

1  Thank Alex
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place where you have to visit if you come to Khuzestan province. It is great rather than historical for the visitors love water system and maybe it is useful in nowadays mayor system! Try yo plan for visiting here as it closes...More

Thank sedi j
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