Tourist attractions in SHUSHTAR (city)

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.
More information about Mostofi House in Shushtar
Mostofi House
in Shushtar City
This edifice is related to the late Qajar period. From its garden the Shateit River and its surroundings can be observed. The walls and ceilings of this house have been decorated by ... MORE
This edifice is related to the late Qajar period. From its garden the Shateit River and its surroundings can be observed. The walls and ceilings of this house have been decorated by brick work. Its large shabestan (nocturnal praying area) has fine and beautiful brick made pillars. The other places ...
More information about Jameh Mosque of Shushtar
Jameh Mosque of Shushtar
in Shushtar City
Jameh Mosque of Shushtar (Masjed'e Jameh'e Shooshtar) is located in west of Shooshtar in Khuzestan province, and is a remnant of the early Islamic period. It was constructed ... MORE
Jameh Mosque of Shushtar (Masjed'e Jameh'e Shooshtar) is located in west of Shooshtar in Khuzestan province, and is a remnant of the early Islamic period. It was constructed by one of the Abbassid caliphates. This old mosque was repaired during the Safavid era. The current structure of the ...
More information about Imamzadeh Abdullah in Shushtar
Imamzadeh Abdullah
in Shushtar City
The tomb of Abdullah (Imamzadeh Abdollah) is located on an elevation in the south of Shooshtar, around which is an old cemetery. Its stone entrance is related to the Safavid era. The ... MORE
The tomb of Abdullah (Imamzadeh Abdollah) is located on an elevation in the south of Shooshtar, around which is an old cemetery. Its stone entrance is related to the Safavid era. The tall portal has two minarets on either side and these are adorned with tile work. This Imamzadeh also has a quaint wooden ...
Band-e Kaisar (Caesar's dam) or Pol-e Kaisar (Caesar's bridge) or The Shadorvan Bridge runs parallel to the newly constructed bridge located on the Shooshtar-Dezful Road. This ... MORE
The approximately 500m long overflow dam over the Karun, was the core structure of the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System from which the city derived its agricultural productivity, and which has been designated by the UNESCO as Iran's 10th World Heritage Site in 2009.
More information about Band-e Mizan (Mizan Dam) in Shushtar
Band-e Mizan (Mizan Dam)
in Shushtar City
Band'e Mizan or Shapour Dam is a relic of Sassanide era and divides the Karoon River (Karun) into western and eastern sections. This dam is attributed to the Shapur First of the ... MORE
Mizan Dam (Band-e Mizan) is one of the Sassanid dams of the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System being registered in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Band-e Mizan divides Karun water into 2-4-ratios between the rivers Shatit and Gargar.
More information about Sika Water Mills in Shushtar
Sika Water Mills
in Shushtar City
One of the oldest and most beautiful structures of Shooshtar is the Sika Water Mills. It is an area with small rooms and narrow corridors, alongside which streams of water canals are ... MORE
One of the oldest and most beautiful structures of Shooshtar is the Sika Water Mills. It is an area with small rooms and narrow corridors, alongside which streams of water canals are observed. It has outlets to the Gerger River. In these mills the high pressure of water current from up to down, move ...
More information about Shooshtar Bazaar in Shushtar
Shooshtar Bazaar
in Shushtar City
The ancient bazaar of Shooshtar is known as Qeisariyeh. Construction of this bazaar dates back to the times when Kaiser of Rome was captive in the hands of Shahpour Sassanid. Its architectural ... MORE
The ancient bazaar of Shooshtar is known as Qeisariyeh. Construction of this bazaar dates back to the times when Kaiser of Rome was captive in the hands of Shahpour Sassanid. Its architectural structure is cross shaped. It is a covered bazaar with some sutures for the passage of light. In the past, ...
More information about Bara'-ebne Malek Tomb in Shushtar
Bara'-ebne Malek Tomb
in Shushtar City
The same lies to the north of Shooshtar. It is opposite the Salasel Castle, and is one of the oldest tombs of the Islamic period in Iran. Bara'-ebne-Malek Ansari was one of the disciples ... MORE
The same lies to the north of Shooshtar. It is opposite the Salasel Castle, and is one of the oldest tombs of the Islamic period in Iran. Bara'-ebne-Malek Ansari was one of the disciples of the Prophet Mohammad (AS). Bara'-ebne-Malek was martyred during the conquest of Shooshtar in the year 17 or 18 ...
More information about Dastova Archaeological City in Shushtar
Dastova Archaeological City
in Shushtar City
The ancient city of Dastova is located 3 km. south of Shooshtar, alongside the Dariyoon stream. According to evidences, Dastova city was constructed during the Parthian rule by 'Shilhak ... MORE
The ancient city of Dastova is located 3 km. south of Shooshtar, alongside the Dariyoon stream. According to evidences, Dastova city was constructed during the Parthian rule by 'Shilhak Inshushinak'. But in the early Islamic era, this city became deserted and forlorn. The writer of the book 'Al Ansab' ...
More information about Gotvand Village in Shushtar
Gotvand Village
in Shushtar City
Gotvand, is the center of the Gotvand district in Shooshtar. The Karoon River flows from north to south of the same, and the Gotvand Dam has been constructed in the north upon this ... MORE
Gotvand, is the center of the Gotvand district in Shooshtar. The Karoon River flows from north to south of the same, and the Gotvand Dam has been constructed in the north upon this river. This region experiences a moderate and dry climate, and the most important religious vestiges here are, the Elamide ...
More information about Kheraf Khaneh in Shushtar
Kheraf Khaneh
in Shushtar City
Kheraf Khaneh comprises of a series of crypts which have been made within the rocks on the outskirts of the city. There is a strong possibility that these crypts used to belong to ... MORE
Kheraf Khaneh comprises of a series of crypts which have been made within the rocks on the outskirts of the city. There is a strong possibility that these crypts used to belong to Zoroastrians of the Medes and Parthian eras. According to public opinion, when in past the families were unable to take ...
More information about Khezr Mausoleum in Shushtar
Khezr Mausoleum
in Shushtar City
This mausoleum is situated in Shooshtar, and comprises of two court-yards, the mausoleum and its porches. Upon a red colored stone arch the date of 762 AH can be observed. The mausoleum ... MORE
This mausoleum is situated in Shooshtar, and comprises of two court-yards, the mausoleum and its porches. Upon a red colored stone arch the date of 762 AH can be observed. The mausoleum in the lower section is tetragonal while at the upper section is octagonal. The ceilings under the dome have four ...
More information about Moeinol Tojar House in Shushtar
Moeinol Tojar House
in Shushtar City
In 'Dar-e-Abbas' locality of Shooshtar, there is a comparatively old house that till the year 1970 was utilized as a school (the Ardeshir school). The peripheral stone and plaster ... MORE
In 'Dar-e-Abbas' locality of Shooshtar, there is a comparatively old house that till the year 1970 was utilized as a school (the Ardeshir school). The peripheral stone and plaster work of windows are spectacularly interesting which display the delicate craftsmanship of the Qajar period.
More information about Rostam Gotvand Castle in Shushtar
Rostam Gotvand Castle
in Shushtar City
This castle is located to the north of Gotvand Village and was erected on the top of a hillock. The walls which have been constructed by cobbled stone with a mixture of gypsum and ... MORE
This castle is located to the north of Gotvand Village and was erected on the top of a hillock. The walls which have been constructed by cobbled stone with a mixture of gypsum and ... have been remained. In the past, this castle was used for military purposes, and among local people it was known as ...
More information about Saheb-ol Zaman Resurrection in Shushtar
Saheb-ol Zaman Resurrection
in Shushtar City
This structure is located in the north east of Shooshtar, alongside the main cemetery of the city. In the recent years the same has undergone overall repairs. Prominent clergy personalities ... MORE
This structure is located in the north east of Shooshtar, alongside the main cemetery of the city. In the recent years the same has undergone overall repairs. Prominent clergy personalities have been buried in its surroundings.
More information about Shooshtar Caravansaries in Shushtar
Shooshtar Caravansaries
in Shushtar City
In the past the customs office of Khuzestan was located in Shooshtar city. Thus prompting the establishment of caravansaries in this area. Of which the Hashemi and Abrisham Kari Caravansaries ... MORE
In the past the customs office of Khuzestan was located in Shooshtar city. Thus prompting the establishment of caravansaries in this area. Of which the Hashemi and Abrisham Kari Caravansaries located in the center of the city are worth mentioning. The atmosphere of these caravansaries are suitable for ...
More information about Borj-e-Ayar Dam in Shushtar
Borj-e-Ayar Dam
in Shushtar City
This dam has been constructed on Gerger River, and is also known as Sabi Kesh Dam. Borj-e-Ayar was the name of a vessel which was used to store jewels and gold. This dam has constructions ... MORE
This dam has been constructed on Gerger River, and is also known as Sabi Kesh Dam. Borj-e-Ayar was the name of a vessel which was used to store jewels and gold. This dam has constructions and facilities in both sides of the Gerger River which have been used for the deviation of water.
More information about Gorab Mineral Water Spring in Shushtar
Gorab Mineral Water Spring
in Shushtar City
At the vicinity of Shooshtar there are a number of mineral water springs, out of which the mineral water spring of Gorab Village is famous. This vicinity was held sacred. People who ... MORE
At the vicinity of Shooshtar there are a number of mineral water springs, out of which the mineral water spring of Gorab Village is famous. This vicinity was held sacred. People who have suffered from any pain used to gather here. The water is useful for treating skin diseases, eczema and infectious ...
More information about Khoda Afarin Dam in Shushtar
Khoda Afarin Dam
in Shushtar City
The said dam also known as Mahi Bazan Dam, and has been constructed on Gerger river. The same is a wonder piece of Sassanide dam construction, which is an interesting site to visit. MORE
The said dam also known as Mahi Bazan Dam, and has been constructed on Gerger river. The same is a wonder piece of Sassanide dam construction, which is an interesting site to visit.
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