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Water Museum

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The Weak Knee Traveler wrote a review Oct 2020
Singapore, Singapore11,217 contributions629 helpful votes
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The museum showcases showcases ancient aqueduct construction, featuring tools & technology. Some of the exhibits are underground and hence not really suitable for wheelchair. Worth visiting if time permits.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Rod F wrote a review Feb 2020
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom2,057 contributions285 helpful votes
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The museum, owned by the Regional Water Corporation is set in a buildings of the former Kolahdooz Mansion, built in 1888, and a truly beautiful building. There is everything here you need to know about the old water management system of Iran, which is still functioning today. The mansion itself is fed by the 75km long Zarch qanat which was first dug ca 2000 years ago.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Alk S wrote a review Nov 2019
Greece43 contributions55 helpful votes
A very interesting small museum which could solve all the questions you have about water and the management of it in the desert. I think it's important to have somebody to explain you some things in order to understand it better. Also there are some nice photos of the contractions of that amazing system which still work!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Nadia E wrote a review Oct 2019
Shiraz, Iran163 contributions101 helpful votes
When in Yazd, definitely take a double care not to miss the Museum called “ Water Museum “. Being located in a real desert, getting water is the biggest challenge of the people in Yazd. In this museum, you will learn about “Qanat” system which is one of the most ancient but amazing Persian techniques that helps the subterranean water running on the ground.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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TomfromBalaclava wrote a review Oct 2019
Melbourne, Australia51 contributions13 helpful votes
Water is life, and in a place like Yazd that only gets 2 inches rainfall a year, it is amazing at the ingenuity over Millenia to harvest and supply water. Take your time, and if necessary get someone to help explain (we had an excellent tour guide). You have to do it if you want an understanding of the history and culture
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Date of experience: September 2019
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