HISTORICAL STRUCTURES (category)

city: Shushtar
The Shooshtar Waterfalls (Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System) are considered to be an attractive historical site. They are located alongside a branch of the Gerger (Gar Gar River), ... MORE
Shooshtar Historical Hydraulic System (Shushtar Watermills) is an island city from the Sassanid era with a complex irrigation system located in Iran's Khuzestan Province. The site has been referred to as "A masterpiece of creative genius" by UNESCO.
city: Tabas
Tabas, a fertile plain and a major producer of cereals in South Khorasan, has a large number of windmills. The six windmills (Also known as Asbads) are mounted on mudbrick platforms ... MORE
Tabas, a fertile plain and a major producer of cereals in South Khorasan, has a large number of windmills. The six windmills (Also known as Asbads) are mounted on mudbrick platforms in Kheirabad neighborhood of Tabas-e Masina and they date back to Qajar era (1789-1925). Windmills are structures used ...
city: Shushtar
This ancient dam also known as Sabei Kosh (Sabeikosh) Dam has been constructed on Gargar River in order to raise the water level and deviate the water to meighbouring gardens. There ... MORE
This ancient dam also known as Sabei Kosh (Sabeikosh) Dam has been constructed on Gargar River in order to raise the water level and deviate the water to meighbouring gardens. There are also some hand-carved structures in the rocks, known as the temple of Sabe'in (Sabians). Borj-e-Ayar was the ...
More information about Old Bridge of Dezful
Old Bridge of Dezful
in Dezful City
city: Dezful
The old Dezful Bridge was constructed during the Sassanid era (Sassanian Empire), and accounts for one of the ancient bridges in the world. At present this bridge connects Dezful and ... MORE
The oldest still-standing bridge in the world. It remained in full functionality until recently. The ancient bridge was originally commissioned in 260 AD during the Sassanid era (circa 224-661 AD) by King Shapur I, who used 70,000 Roman prisoners of war to construct the great monument.
More information about Ice-Pits in Yazd
Ice-Pits in Yazd
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
Ancient icehouses (Ice Pits or Yakhchals; an ancient type of evaporative cooler) are very interesting samples of old urban structures in Iran, which were constructed to store ice. ... MORE
Ancient icehouses (Ice Pits or Yakhchals; an ancient type of evaporative cooler) are very interesting samples of old urban structures in Iran, which were constructed to store ice. Icehouses (Bricked ice storage) consist of four basic parts as follows: the Ice house, dome, main wall and a little pool. In ...
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