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“Fantastic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kariz-e-Kish

Kariz-e-Kish
Olympic Sq. | Mirmohana, Kish Island, Iran
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Tehran
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

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 metres. Kariz-E-Kish is 14 meter under ground and although it was more that 37 Celsius on the ground with extreme humidity, but it was cool , quite and less humid underground. I could feel some sort of spiritual sensation that only after a long meditation one can reach to it.
It really worth to be visited because Firstly, Kariz is situated in the heart of the only coral island in the world. Secondly, it is the only structure with a ceiling of natural shells and corals, for which there were only two ways to be sees– natural museums or scuba diving in free waters.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Kish Island, Iran
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Wrong Photo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Kariz-e-Kish is a must to see in Kish, a mysterious underground city but the photo mentioned here is not Kariz-e-Kish, but it's Shayan Hotel in Kish Island.

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dubai
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“underground must visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

its a nice place to explore, you will discover how the locals live during the time where they were the center of bombings of Iraq. how they manage to survive and live a life... very inspiring...

Visited January 2012
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“Must Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Great place to visit, make sure your guide speaks English so you can understand the story behind this great under ground structure.

Visited February 2012
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