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Kariz-e-Kish

Address: Olympic Sq. | Mirmohana, Kish Island, Iran
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Type: Historic sites, Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Tehran, Iran
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Most Irainian who have visited kish island have never heard of this place which is a shame,here is a very special and historical underground aqueduct .I really recommend seeing this place.

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Tehran, Iran
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31 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Before the Roman aqueduct, the people of pre-Islamic Iran had developed their own hydraulic system called a qanat. A qanat is a series of vertical wells, built along a gentle slope to filter water toward arid areas. The Kish Qanat is an excellent example of this ancient technology and provides visitors with an opportunity to get face to face with... More 

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Tabriz, Iran
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28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Kariz is a 2500 years old underground aqueduct system for providing drinkable water for Kish island people. it was built with ancient Mussels and Corals between 270 to 570 million years of age. Kariz has 2 specific features: 1- its in only total coral island 2- it has natural coral and mussel roof. you can go there by taxi. it,s... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I love this place and the underground city you must visit it but you better go in the winter because it's so hot inside the city , bad ventilation, visit it afternoon because most of the shops are closed at morning

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This is a very interesting site to visit and certainly worth to pay the visit. It provides a good opportunity to see Kish aqueducts very closely and see how people have developed such sophisticated system thousands years ago. At the end of the tour you can have a nice relaxing tea!

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Tehran, Iran
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26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The fact that people used to live in this underground city is quite interesting. It has recently been renovated but it originally goes back to 2500 years ago. If you visit this place in hot seasons, the temerature inside is really cool! There are canals inside this tunnel which I've heard boats will be sailing in them soon. Overall it's... More 

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Karaj, Iran
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

visit it even for one time and you may not be contrite, This is our attribute but we don't dimension it

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Bandar Abbas, Iran
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The aqueducts of Kish date back to 2500 years ago and provided the islanders' drinking water. Today, it has been transformed into an amazing underground city, with an area of 10 000 square meters. It is now called Kariz-e Kish. now, Kariz has opened up a new exceptional chapter for all nature lovers who are able to visit the largest... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

you just go and see the underground city you can go there with taxi and buy a ticket every where in island and you can buy a one day trip tour with this plan

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Tehran, Iran
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

you really feel cool 15 meters under the ground.You'll feel the paradise with that cool water of wells in a tropical island.

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