Historical Places

Sika Water Mills, Shooshtar

Thursday, 03 January 2008 07:03 administrator
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One of the oldest and most beautiful structures of Shooshtar is the Sika Water Mills. It is an area with small rooms and narrow corridors, alongside which streams of water canals are observed. It has outlets to the Gerger River. In these mills the high pressure of water current from up to down, move the wheels for grinding the wheat. In summers a pleasant drizzling wind  blowing in the Sika rooms which creates a cool recreational place for people of Shooshtar.

Ra'na and Golegah Old Mills, Dezful

Thursday, 03 January 2008 07:01 administrator
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This vestige is located in the west of Dezful, alongside the Dez River. Around this place various roman arches, walls made of stone and mortar along with large and small chambers in a state of ruin and can be observed. The Golegah Mills situated at a distance of 300 m. from the Balarood Dam, and is a relic of the Sassanide era. 

Shaoor (Ardeshir) Palace, Shoosh

Thursday, 03 January 2008 06:57 administrator
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The remnants of this palace is situated along the western banks of the Shaoor River, opposite the mausoleum of the Prophet Danial (PBUH). This palace has a square shaped hall with lateral installations. The columns or pillars are made of stone, and its walls are of sun baked bricks.

Sefeh-ye Sar Masjed, Masjed Soleiman

Thursday, 03 January 2008 06:54 administrator
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On the top of a hillock over looking a locality named "Sar Masjed", relics of a palace or temple has remained which dates back to the 7th century BC. Irregular polished rock stones, broken round pillars as well as arched ceilings are scattered in this area.

Ivan-e-Karkheh Palace, Shoosh

Thursday, 03 January 2008 06:53 administrator
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This is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20 km. northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh. It is known as 'Kut Karkheh' or Ivan-e-Kharkheh palace. A colossal rampart encloses the palace, and on each side there are entrances at regular intervals. 

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