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Kushkno Watermill

Seyed gol-e-sorkh, Yazd, Iran
+98 913 151 2294
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Sewerage smell

Most probably this place was very important for the inhabitants of Yazd many years ago, when they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
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a must see

beware of lots of stairs. this is an old underground watermill in a Qanat canal. be sure to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Abos S
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“water mill” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Seyed gol-e-sorkh, Yazd, Iran
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+98 913 151 2294
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most probably this place was very important for the inhabitants of Yazd many years ago, when they had to get water from underground. Right now it is kind of a museum, which shows how it was done back in days. It is interesting to walk...More

Thank Shimnik
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beware of lots of stairs. this is an old underground watermill in a Qanat canal. be sure to visit Water Museum before visiting this place so before coming here you have a more clear idea about its structure and function. definitely no place for young...More

1  Thank Abos S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to know about watermill of this old area and you want to know how people got and used water , it is very good to visit this place.

Thank Ahmad T
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

From outside, you won't be able to realize what's inside.Right after you enter, you decent through a narrow corridor for almost 25 meters under the ground to get to the genius water mill system.It's worth mentioning that the grand children of the owner have put...More

Thank Touringpersia
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

It is an engineering feat. Walking 22m down to the watermill and up might be tiresome, but it's worth a try. Not similar to other mills across the world, Kushkno Watermill was used to be run by three Qanats. It is not operational at the...More

Thank shadmehr
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

the mill is belonging to the pre-Islamic and the path of Zarch water is dating back more than 2500 years ago. the mill in the old neighborhood Kushknoo of Yazd, on of the oldest neighborhoods in the city is located in the edge of tower...More

Thank rosh60
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

You pay 150000 rials for going under ground, getting a little bit scared of the narrow sidepaths, and watching the water running in underground canals. There is no information about what the mill was for, what it looked like, how it was working... But it...More

Thank Ursula H
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

althogh there are some signs on streets in old town to reach this watermill, it is still hard to find here. we could not find the place for the first time since construction was taking place when we nearly came to the entrance. We tried...More

Thank MizuhoK
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Because Yazd located in the middle of desert , getting access to water was quiet a big challenge so people came up with a brilliant system and found underground water channel known as Qanat. This water mill is a sub branches of Zarch Qanat the...More

Thank samane m
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

this is located in the oldest mosque in the historical texture of yazd, with the distance of 150 meter from kohan kashane hotel

1  Thank kohan h
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