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Harireh - Ancient City

Address: Kish Island, Iran
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Tehran, Iran
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great place to remind one of the old civilization Several beautiful and full of nostalgia . Strange city on top of one civilization.

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Tehran
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183 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The ruins of the ancient city of Harireh measure around 120 hectares. This vast area surface tells the tale that a large and prosperous city once existed in this region with a thriving population. The Port of ancient Harireh was a concrete, well-knit city with an extrovert architecture. Choosing this part of the island to build a city was a... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wanna know how people used to live around Persian gulf? And how life has changed? Enjoy history and have a taste for nice pics? If answered anyone yes then give it a visit

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Esfahan, Iran
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

not bad to see this place, its not far , kish is a littel island and most places are near each other so visiting this ancient area is a good mind

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Tehran, Iran
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When you go to Kish Island, during a day tour you will go to Harireh.. which is a very nice and old city in the heart of the island.. it's amazing that how people around 800 years ago could match their life style with the hot weather and the island conditions.. every house has a complete service, kitchen, rooms, etc... More 

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

There is a 1/2 day island tour that includes the Greek ship, the underground city, the green tree complex and the duty free shopping. Enjoy it all

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Tehran
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

it is located near Green tree. َAn archeological site which has been estimated to belong to about 800 years ago.Good to visit

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Tehran, Iran
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I can't say it was so good because I've seen many better places at Iran,It was ok bot not that special

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Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This ghanat made by an iranian engineer and is a tourist trap; if you want to see a real ghanat go to Yazd.

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Tehran
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Harireh City is near Green tree complex, 2 min walking, based on Archaeological studies, Harireh is as old as 800 years ago. After a massive earth quick local people left the city. I always wondered how people could survive in great humidity and high temperature of the Kish Island in summer, amazingly architecture of the houses and alleys was is... More 

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