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Water Museum

Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
6268340
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Not Worth It

To preface this review, we did not have a guide. Maybe it the experience is significantly improved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hobochiken
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Kofu, Japan
via mobile
Take a guide to explain

This is a really interesting museum, but you need a guide to tell you the history and techniques... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Antonyh1952
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“old house” (14 reviews)
“water supply” (6 reviews)
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Amir Chakhmagh sq., Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To preface this review, we did not have a guide. Maybe it the experience is significantly improved with a guide, but I highly doubt it. As previous reviews have said, there is not much to see here. A few antique pieces of digging equipment and...More

Thank Hobochiken
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a really interesting museum, but you need a guide to tell you the history and techniques used in getting underground water flowing through the city

Thank Antonyh1952
Reviewed 8 January 2018

You will be definitely impressed after realizing how the water distribution system, wells, had been built. You will gain lots of useful information. This museum is located in the corner of Amir-Chakhmagh Square. It is easily accessible.

1  Thank Amirafshar M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Water museum is definetly overrated. There is not much to see and the explanations are missing or not good enough. I still don't know much about these qanats. But the colourful windows in the yard are beautiful.

Thank Raphinson_Crusoe
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to know the story about the qanats and how people deged it and used it and how they got water and which things they used for this goal, also if you want to see one of the old traditional house of Yazd...More

Thank Ahmad T
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I thought it was very interesting.you should visit this at the begining of your yazd trip. Very information ,you can learn a lot about water distribution in this city.

Thank maryam e
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

In addition to artifacts that represent how the water used to be found, transferred, managed, stored, etc in this desert-surrounded city, you’ll be astonished by the building itself; the adornments, rooms and corridors, beautiful slash windows and doors, and all the other wonderful parts are...More

Thank frerah
Reviewed 9 December 2017

It is an old luxurious house turned into a museum. A visit paid to this museum teaches you the way people would obtain water in a drought-prone area. Its underground spaces are also open to visitors.

Thank shadmehr
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The best in this museum was going down and you could feel nice, cool air. You will really appreciate this in hot day. But museum as a whole is not so special. Just next poor museum.

Thank Bojka
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Personally I did not find this museum very interesting. There is nothing wrong with it, but nothing exciting either. The maquette gives you a nice overview. I enjoyed more the visit to the cellar of the Vasi museum hotel. From the dining room you go...More

Thank OTR19
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