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Kariz-e-Kish

Kish Island, Iran
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Type: Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Traveler Description: Kariz-e-Kish (Qanat) Kariz-e-Kish is an old subterranean aqueduct which includes a network of wells and underground tunnels.  It is the secret in the... more »
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Tabriz, Iran
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Tehran, Iran
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

it's an underground place that many years ago ,provided water for people who was living there.i offer you to see it although it's too humidity . it was one of the best experience for me.

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shiraz
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

i didnt see it in this trip but i saw it long ago but i offer the travelers to see it,it is nice because it show the base of kish isalnd how had be created

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