The historic oasis of Shushtar lies on the scorching plains of southern Khuzestan, advantageously located on the Karun River, where a fascinating ancient hydraulic engineering system provides water for surrounding irrigation and industry.
Explore the bridges, canals, dams and watermills that compose the Unesco-listed scheme. If you get sick of all the water activities, there’s also a smattering of imamzadehs -shrines and lovely restored Qajar buildings.
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