Qanats of Gonabad
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
Gonabad, Khorasan Province
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The property contains of 427 water wells with a length of 33113 meters and has been constructed based on different sciences like physics, geology and hydraulics and made it possible for the inhabitants to live in such a dry land that it rains there scarcely.
Statements of authenticity and/or integrity
Discovered ceramic fragments, walls and bed precipitations.
Comparison with other similar properties
Qanats of Uroune , Moun , Chahak and Shirin.