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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

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Address: Shushtar, Iran

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Simply amazing! A long trip but a place to visit. Built by romans it's a engineering and hydraulic heritage: wonderful. Bring a bottle of water because can be very hot and take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gavi, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply amazing! A long trip but a place to visit. Built by romans it's a engineering and hydraulic heritage: wonderful. Bring a bottle of water because can be very hot and take your time to visit the full area, if you can, come back in the evening after dark.

Thank MaraS78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

When we were here in the morning, end October, it was very quiet which surprised us, because the view over the waterfalls, made by Roman prisoners in the third century, is in my view worth the entire journey to Shushar. So we were probably lucky and we were glad to have flown from Isfahan to see this.

Thank Roel H
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A remarkable ancient feat of engineering, but to be honest it is just as well viewed from various points of the perimeter without paying the excessive entrance fee which, like everywhere else in otherwise charming Iran, has been hiked dramatically for foreigners.

Thank irantraveller2016
Brasschaat, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Watermills disappeared but the irrigation systems , cascades and ancient man-made feeder tunnels are still impressive.

Thank wimAntwerp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I visited Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in a tour visit of Khuzestan Province in 2014. I rank it as the top attraction in Khuzestan and even south of Iran. Highly recommended.

Thank shahramRE
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We really enjoyes strolling through this UNESCO heritage site. It is kind of pricey but a very nice place to enjoy in the evening just before sunset

Thank Cyril C
Shiraz, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

you can not imagine how could they make this extra ordinary structure 2000 years ago . this place is accessible for wheelchair . the entrance fee is 3000 tomathis ns . the best months for visiting this place are January to middle of April . that the weather is not so hot . remember to visit a workshop that an... More 

Thank MohammadZunoubi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This place is a must visit. It can get really crowded so I suggest going as early as you can. The entrance fee was 3000 toman (almost a dollar) which was great. We stopped by the sherbet stall and bought ourselves a couple of cooling drinks (each). Mind you it can get really hot so the drinks were much appreciated... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

One of the best places I have visited in Iran. It is crowded, so go early in the morning. There is a tourist information office inside, with some nice booklets about the hydraulic system, and the city of Shushtar.

1 Thank Ana L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

100% recommended, you'll be amazed of its historical origin and ingenuity. Spend time exploring all parts, and don't forget to go to Mar'ashi house to have a complete view of the area from top of the hill.

Thank Shaghayegh K

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