Abadan City


Abadan City



Land Of Black Gold


Abadan is the name of the port and the Delta Island, which was formerly called "APPHADANA". This city is located in central west of Iran. The island is bounded in the west by the Arvand waterway and to the east by the Bahmanshir outlet of the Karun River (the Shatt al-Arab), 53 kilometers from the Persian Gulf, near the Iraq-Iran border.
In the year 1909, the oil company set up refineries and huge refineries in Abadan following oil extraction operations in Khuzestan. After the establishment of the refinery, the island's economic, political and international importance increased. During the reign of Reza Shah, Pahlavi changed the name of Ebadan to Abadan. The city of Abadan, before the Iraqi invasion of Iran in the year 1973, was considered to be the most magnificent cities of Iran. Currently, the renovation and renovation work of this city has been completed. Arvand River and Karoon are considered as the most important rivers of the region and Iran. Abadan is located on the island side of the Persian Gulf and its climate is warm and humid. Abadan city has various types of land, air and sea roads because of its economic importance.



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 Abadan Armenian Church:

The Holy Garapet Church was built in Abadan during the Pahlavi period and in 1958 (1336 AD), and one of the three churches in this city, which remained healthy.

Abadan Museum:                                                                                                                                                                                           
The Abadan Museum is one of the oldest Iranian museums in which the museum was opened in 1338 with a collection of works from our prehistory and works from the late period to the Qajar period as well as works by artists from traditional workshops. The Abadan Museum was established in the  the southwest side of Abadan Oil Department with an approximate area of 1,800 square meters by Ali Hannibal and in cooperation with Abadan Oil Company and was exploited in 1340.

Bajul Sightseeing Area:                                                                                                 
Bajul is a cool and humid area, south of Izeh city, in Khouzestan province. Over the past few days, parts of the area have been underwater due to the construction of the dam on the riverbank. Bajul area is one of the Izdeh tourism areas that became a tourist attraction after dipping Karun 3 dam Lake and overlooking the slopes of the Mangash Mountains and dam Lake. One of the historically rescued works of the area, the outstanding feature of Bajul, which dates back to the time of the local kings of Oliyama during the period of the Parthian Empire.                                                                                                                                                                   

Abadan Cable Bridge
Abadan Cable Bridge is the first dry land bridge in the world. It is known as the Tanki Abolhassan, among the people of this city, which is located almost in the geographical center of this city and one of the main entrances of the city and in Behind the main bridge, which passes through the river Behmanshir.

Memorial time on Minoo Island:

One of the most important tourist attractions in Abadan is the beautiful Mino Island, which can be a memorable journey for every traveler, especially the nights of this island are very spectacular. The island is formerly a holy shrine and is located between Abadan and Khorramshahr, where two branches of Arvand River take it. The island is 10 meters high from the sea level and is located 10 km from Khorramshahr.
There are several traditional restaurants in Minoo Island, where the fish bars are very delicious. Halva fish, cooked in a special oven, is the main menu for these restaurants. The oven and the method of cooking this fish are similar to the cooking of Taftoon bread.


Arvand River
Arvand River is a large river in the southwest of Iran and on the border between Iran and Iraq. This boundary river is composed of the Euphrates, Tigris and Karun rivers. The Euphrates River originates from the highlands of the Caucasus , and is formed by the joining of the rivers flowing from the Iranian flats and the current state of Turkey. About 60 percent of the water in the Tigris River originates from the Zagros Mountains (Iran). According to the Tigris and Euphrates, about 40 percent of the river's water, which consists of joining the two rivers, is supplied from the current Iranian land.

Abadan Central Market:                                                                                                                                                    
The central market is located near the water in two floors and opposite the fish market, and everything in this market you can find from home appliances to bags and shoes and clothing. There are also good prices and sometimes to get a great quality with a cheap price.

Bahmanshir Bridge:                                                                                                                                                         

The Bahmaneshir Abadan Bridge of the Seventh Station is related to the first Pahlavi era, and in Abadan, the field of the oil station And this work was recorded on March 19, 2001 with the number 5002 as one of the national works of Iran it is arrived.                                                                                                                                                              


 Museum of Contemporary Arts Abadan
The museum was designed and built by the Abadan Reconstruction Team and the municipality of this city in 2003 provided it to the General Directorate of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Khuzestan. The museum has 1375 meters underground and three galleries, an amphitheater, a specialized bookstore and an official site, and the Abadan Department of Culture and Guidance is responsible for managing it.

  ABADAN Biodiversity Museum

The Museum of Biodiversity is located 10 km from the Gufah Road. The museum consists of more than 152 pigeons and 21 creepers and two bi-12 specimens of salty and sweet water and seafood types of Iranian seas.

 Abadan Souvenirs:


one Of the popular and famous souvenirs of Abadan, the tasty fish of the Persian Gulf, which are of the most popular types of fish in the city, can be Halva White (Zebidi), Rashgoo, Shiridah, Shang, Tongue, Sangar, Euskh, Hamoor, Shahab, Saboor , Ghobad and Lion.

Dates are one of the souvenirs of the southern provinces of the country, and in particular Abadan, which has many properties and types, including Sa'mran, Bari, Gantar, and Zahedi. The cultivar dates that have a large cherry blossom have a delicious flavor compared to other dates. Pearyani, Bari, Kukabab, Halawi, Hamrawi, Deri, Sarkh, Souidani, Arooyi, Farsi, Zahedi, Ghasbi, Gantar, Lilo, Majol and Macnam are also other kinds of dates in these areas.


 Among the souvenirs in Abadan, maybe the spice has attracted passengers more than other cities. Basically, the people of Abadan have a lot of interest in consuming spices, especially Indian and Pakistani spices, turmeric, coriander, depending on their southern and marine nature and the type of foods that are special in these areas. In the Abadan market, fresh spices brought by Indian from India are sold at reasonable prices.

Mat weaving

At present, the most common and most used abadan handicrafts are brooms woven by Date’s leaves. The wicker hat, mattress,  bread basket ,are from other Abadan handicrafts, which are made from Date’s leaves.