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    • Geography Kish is part of Hormoz Province of Iran and is located in Persian Gulf, just a 19 km (12 miles) away from the mainland of Iran and is covered by an area of approximately 55.3 km2 (35 miles2). The length of the boundary of Kish is 40 km (25 miles). The shape of island is elliptical. Along Kish's coast are coral reefs and many other small islands. The length of island from west to east is 15.45 km ( 9.77 miles). The maximum width extending from the south to north is 7.5 km ( 4.7 miles). The surface of the island largely is flat.
    •  KARIZ – THE UNDERGROUND CITY  Dolphin Park  1000 YEARS OLD RUINS OF KISH CITY  MARJAN SEA SITE  GREEK SHIP SITE  PADEEDAH RESTAURANT  CITY CENTRE  OLYMPIC STADIUM
    • Spadana Hotel
    • Hustle and bustle inside Kariz – The Underground City
    • HOLE IN THE CEILING CAPTURED FROM INSIDE KARIZ – THE UNDERGROUND CITY
    • MAP OF KARIZ – THE UNDERGROUND CITY
    • Fountain in Kariz – The Underground City
    • A portrait on the stone wall in Kariz – The Underground City
    • Narrow water ways in Kariz – The Underground City
    • ARTIFACTS WERE DISCOVERED DURING EXCAVATION WORKS IN KARIZ – THE UNDERGROUND CITY!
    • The artifacts found during archaeological excavations reveal that urbanization started more than 1000 years ago that continued till 16th century AD.
    • Kariz has an area of 10,000 square meters. It is being renovated these days for the amusement of its visitors.
    • Kariz (Qanat) was used to provide potable water called “sweet water” for the citizens of Kish. It is 16 meters deep and has an 8 meter high ceiling covered by fossils, shelves and corals. The aqueducts are over 2,000 years old.
    • Portraits carved on stone wall!
    • Musical program in the restaurant at the entrance!
    • Exhibition of different shapes prepared from a variety of stones in Kariz
    • HOLE IN THE CEILING CAPTURED FROM INSIDE KARIZ – THE UNDERGROUND CITY
    • A WATER IMPACT PICTURE ON EXHIBITION INSIDE KARIZ –THE UNDEGROUND CITY
    • A restaurant cum pavilion at the entrance of Kariz
    • Water reservoir – The outer view of the cylindrical structure that is half underground and half on ground.
    • Water reservoir – Closer view
    • The entrance of the water reservoir.
    • Inside view of the water reservoir
    • Sun-set shot just near to our Hotel in Kish.
    • Sun-set shot just near to our Hotel in Kish.
    • Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • The remains located in the center of the northern coastline cover an area of 3 square kilometers.
    • Harireh City – evidences the existence of a large and cultivated city.
    • Ancient City - Harireh.
    • Remains of 1000 years old Kish Island City - Harireh.
    • Remains indicate a great and flourishing city of Harireh.
    • The houses of Kish were high and the island had palm groves and qanats full of drinking water.
    • The majority of Kish people were merchants, pearl-fishers and fishermen.
    • The archaeologists discovered palatial houses, ancient port, hammams (baths) and a mosque in Harireh.
    • Sheikh Sa’adi, Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta either traveled through Kish or mentioned it in their writings.
    • The remains of 1000 years old Kish City.
    • The 600 years old Banyan Tree in Kish Island!
    • The oldest tree in Kish Island!
    • GREEK SHIP LOST IN 1940s ACTUALLLY CAME IN KISH!
    • This is the biggest anchor in the world seen in Kish and has been noted in the Guinness Book of World Records.
    • Pudedah Restaurant - Kish
    • Statues outside Pudedah Restaurant
    • Marjan Sea Site
    • Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • Celebrations on the eve of Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • Celebrations on the eve of Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • Celebrations on the eve of Jashen – e – Nu Roz
    • CITY CENTRE, KISH – THE BUSIEST PLACE
    • A PRESENTATION BY AHMAD TARIQ BHATTI LAHORE Note [All photos used in the presentation were taken during our tour to Kish from March 26, 2013 to April 02, 2013.] ]