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Water Museum, Yazd

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3.9/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Head to Water Museum and see the various ways the ancient city of Yazd acquired and distributed water, the most sought-after commodity in the arid desert region. The museum, established in 2000, sits in a restored mansion from the early 20th century and dedicates most of its displays on the history of the precious liquid in Yazd and the means used to obtain it. On a tour of the museum, you can acquaint yourself with the ancient 'qanat' systems of delivering water from the mountain slopes to the town and see a variety of artifacts and equipment used to dispense it for drinking, washing, and irrigation. By using our Yazd travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Water Museum and other attractions in Yazd.
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  • Not bad. But you can be in and out in ten minutes so it's a bit expensive for 150kT. There are 20 year old taps on display. 
  • this is an excellent presentation of traditional construction of qanats - water tunnels - which conducted water from aquifers in the mountains down to the valleys over the centuries 
  • It is not a big museum but we were not fascinated by it. Maybe if you are deeply interested in history and water systems. Price for foreigners: 150,000R - one of the cheapest sight since everywhere el...  read more »
  • You can go deep inside to some underground chamber to feel the coolness inside, which was functioned as ancient cold storage space. certainly you can also understand the qanat system through the exhibition but there is no part of real qanat system inside.
  • I think this is the water museum...anyway, it's a great museum with interesting info on the qanat system and a clear demonstration of how it keeps underground rooms cool. Well worth it.
  • If you like the architecture of Qantas go and visit it.
  • In the north side of the square, Amir chghmagh, Yazd, one of the city's architecture is its works since the first International Conference with simultaneous 1379 kariz "water Museum" in it somewhere. This building, constructed in the year 1266 solar and now water has become the world's Museum بینظیرترین. The Museum features historical monument and its five floors, and traverse a string of hundreds of years of it home. Yazd water Museum is an appropriate place for the recognition of historical buildings and monuments in various fields related to water that can be used by researchers and enthusiasts. In this museum various digging implements, tools and qanoat measurement of water volume, the means of providing light in the aqueduct water purchase and sale documents and vaqf-namah of mirabha book, the old water distribution and storage containers and carrying water, and many other valuable objects and appliances exposed to everyone's views. This museum is one of the traditional architectural monuments of Yazd, called arzshmandtrin House klahdusea is located.
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  • Very informative.
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