Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System


Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Khuzestan is a province with warm weather in southwestern part of Iran. This city attracts tourists every year because of the situation and some places like Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System.

About  The City of Shushtar

This city is located 70 km far from Ahwaz and it’s known because of hydrolic systems. This systems are also known as water mills.

About Hydraulic Systems

Antiquity of this systems date back to Achaemenian and Sasanid era and they were mostly used for transferring water. Collection of canals, mills and waterfalls were the biggest industrial works before industrial revolution.

Antiquities in This Place

There are many antiquities in this place and we refer to the most important antiquities:

1. Mizan Dam

2. Kolah Farangi Tower

3. Band-e Kargar Bridge

4. Waterfalls and Water Mills

5. Ayar Tower Dam

6. Band-e Mahi Bazan or Fishing Dam

7. Salasal Castle

8. Darioon Creek

9. Band-e Shadravan Bridge

10. Band-e Khak or Soil Dam

11. Band-e Lashkar and Shah Ali Bridges

12. Band-e Sharabdar

13. Gar Gar River

You can see the images of these places, below in gallery.

This place was recorded in 2009 in World Heritage Sites as a historical place.

How to Get There?

You can get there by any vehicle because these systems are placed in central part of the city.

Address: Iran, Khuzestan Province, Shushtar city, Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

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