Category: Khuzestan

CHOGHA ZANBIL
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June 21, 2016January 24, 2017

CHOGHA ZANBIL

The Gem of Mesopotamia: Chogha Zanbil
Built in honor of the mighty Sumerian god, Inshushinak, the ziggurat at Chogha Zanbil is the greatest of a vast

SHUSHTAR HIRTORICAL HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
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December 17, 2015June 7, 2017

SHUSHTAR HIRTORICAL HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

Dubbed ‘a masterpiece of creative genius’ the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, of the Khuzestan province, is the pumping-heart that turned this expansive semi-desert land into urban residences, farms and orchards. Dating back to the time of Darius the Great, 5th century BC, this ancient collection of dams, bridges, basins, mills are a testament to the...

THE CITY OF SUSA
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December 12, 2015July 31, 2017

THE CITY OF SUSA

The modern day city of Shush in the Khuzestan province is where lies, what used to be, one of the most important cities of the ancient Near East, the city of Susa. It sits in the lower Zagros Mountains, between Dez and Karkheh rivers and 250 kilometers east of the great Tigris River. The city...