Tag: Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

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List of World Heritage Sites in Iran

List of World Heritage Sites in Iran List of World Heritage Sites in Iran. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. Iran accepted the convention on 26 February 1975, making its historical sites eligible for inclusion on the list. As [...]
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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System are a set of connected structures including water mills, dams, tunnels, waterfalls, and canals from the Sassanid era in Shushtar, Khuzestan Province. The system uses very special and complex techniques in order to manage the flow of the water and turns water mill. In order to achieve this, artificial waterfalls [...]
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Chogha Zanbil

Chogha Zanbil Chogha zanbil is an ancient temple in Khoozestan province, in south-east of Shush. It was built approximately 1250 BC and is the first Iranian site to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List (1979). Choga Zanbil was first discovered in 1933 during archaeological excavations in Susa. The construction was erected in five floors and was [...]
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