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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
A dredging project has started at parts of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, a UNESCO-registered ensemble in southwest Iran, which is known globally as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’.
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