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cool off during a hot day

force from water from the ghanats were used to turn giant circular stones and ground wheat, barlet... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Farzad K
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 22 April 2018
Abos S
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

force from water from the ghanats were used to turn giant circular stones and ground wheat, barlet etc. you will climb down so it is very cool during hot days.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Farzad K
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you meet a young student which aspires to be a guide, don't follow him. He'll bring you to this place and where he seems to have a deal with the guy at the entrance. After you buy the tickets and go in, he'll try...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlexandreC4006
Reviewed 12 May 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 22 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ahmad-Tavakoli
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Touringpersia
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank shadmehr
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rashid s
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ursula H
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MizuhoK
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