SHUSHTAR: CITY OF WATER STRUCTURES
Shushtar is one of the most historical cities in the world (at about 5000 years ago). This city is named capital of water structure of the world. Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is 10th world heritage site of Iran that was registered in UNESCO list (20/09/2009 NO.1315) which attracts lot of tourists to Shushtar ever year. Jane Dieulafoy as a French archaeologist (1843-1920) believes that Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is an industrial collection before industrial revolution. It consists of 12 parts in which the most famous parts are as follow:
Water mills, Band-E-Mizan Damp, Foreign Hat, Salaasel Castle, Shadervan Bridge, Dariun Canal.
If you want to buy handicrafts of Shushtar, AFZAL Caravanserai is a good place for this purpose. A group of local Craftsmen and Craftswomen works in chambers of AFZAL Caravanserai makes handicrafts, explain and sell your products.