The first water reservoir in Qeshm was constructed in the year 1202 AH. by the spouse of Sheikh Abdollah, (ruler of the times). Its ceiling has been repaired for several times. The architecture of this water reservoir is interesting.
About Qeshm (Gheshm) Island
Qeshm (or Gheshm), formerly also known as Kishm, is an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz. Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir.The average temperature on the island is approximately 27 °C (81 °F). The warmest months are June through August, and the coldest from October to January.Historical records concerning the Qeshm ...read more about Qeshm (Gheshm) Island
Qeshm (Gheshm) Island Attractions
Kharbas Village – Qeshm
The ancient village of Kharbas is on Qeshm Island and located on the fork road of Qeshm -Dargahan. Nestling in the heights of this village are historical evidences revealing architectural effects in the rocks.Some believe this to be the place of ...
Kharbez Archaeological City and Caves – Qeshm
This ancient city is related to the Sassanid era, and till the 4th century AH. was a thriving city. Earthenware and other evidences have been found through surveys made here. The estimated length of this city is 7 km. and sweet-water was utilized ...
Harra (Mangrove) protected area – Qeshm
Harra Protected Area and the International Khor Khoran Lagoon is a collection of green Mangrove or Harra coastal trees which are located arund Qeshm Island, Bandar-e Pol, Hormoz Island and Khamir Island in Hormozgan Province and are considered the ...
Qeshm Island – Qeshm
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this island with an area of 3 sq. km. and at an elevation of 10 m. ...
Fashafuyeh Recreational Lake – Qeshm
Tehran has no beaches. When you visit its sides, you either reach the desert or mountains, forests and beaches belong to the other side of the mountains.But you shouldn’t move that way, you have to turn around 180 degrees and move toward Imam ...
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar – Qeshm
This is one of the most interesting bazaars in south of Iran, and is according to the traditional style. A part of this bazaar is covered.
Kharbez Water Reservoir – Qeshm
The above mentioned is located near the archaeological city of Kharbez, southwest of the Qeshm Island, between the city and a temple known as Mehri. This large reservoir is a remnant from the Sassanid era. The same was in a state of ruins, but in ...
Shah Shahid Pilgrimage – Qeshm
The same is located near the ancient city of Kharbez, beyond the Mehri Temple and on the edge of a precipice. It comprises of two inter-connecting rooms constructed of sun baked bricks and clay, with an area of 4 m x 3 m.