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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar, Iran
+98 913 207 0430
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Ingenious use of nature's resource

This is the no. 1 reason to come to this dusty hot town close to the iraqi border. We lingered here... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Casa62
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Brisbane, Australia
A historical wonder

These ancient roman built hydraulic mills are a definite must see. It's absolutely amazing how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marco F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the no. 1 reason to come to this dusty hot town close to the iraqi border. We lingered here a while, had tea with a local guide stationed there and paid a bit extra for the sluice to get opened with a photo...More

Thank Casa62
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These ancient roman built hydraulic mills are a definite must see. It's absolutely amazing how clever and intelligently they were built, resisting the inclemencies of time. There are guides who can well explain all details such as dates, periods, what was done and how. Best...More

Thank Marco F
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I traveled to Shushtar to see this historic blue mill and I was surprised to see it, and I was surprised that there were many steps that would cause problems for the elderly

Thank amin f
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a nice site for historical water engineering.Fantastic ancient Engineering unbelievable Structure from years and years ago” this place is a world cultural heritage site with beautiful landscape. it is worth to go down to the site.

Thank Ardalanyekta
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Shushtar Historical Aquatic Structures A coherent mix of bridges, gangways, mills, waterfalls, canals, and water guiding tunnels that work in conjunction with each other and made during the Achaemenids to the Sassanians to make more use of water. I would suggest that you may visit...More

Thank amirhossein f
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Maybe it depends on the season but when I was there after some rains water was brown dirty and full of rubbish. Watching from the city walls was enough and for free. Get ready to pay as always in Iran . There is a good...More

Thank very-sunny
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

t was very impressing to go there! If you go downstairs to the ancient "industrial area of Shushtar, the sight gets more and more impressing. You can really hear the enormous power of the water, rushing down! The former workshops of the millers, stone millers...More

Thank Bienle L
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to see - mills and tunnels in natural stones - must see place for sure . Fantastic vista points inside for photography

Thank rezaakk
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Shushtar is one of the oldest and most beautifully decorated tourist attractions in Iran. Shushtar's water sculptures are one of the oldest places in history. I was excited to see such a system that was built with such an idea in ancient times. A relaxing...More

Thank afsaneseylan
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a nice site for historical water engineering. You can admire it from abobe street but if you ever end up in Shustar, it is worth to go down to the site. Perhaps one of the local un/official guides can tell you about the...More

Thank jusaja
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