Ahvaz city


Ahvaz city



The city of live nights


Ahvaz is the center of Khuzestan province. the history of the city of Ahvaz aren’t  well known, Elamites built around Ahwaz called "Auxin". After its destruction, the city of Ahvaz was rebuilt during the Ashkanian period, and after the Ashkanians, Ardeshir Sassanid reigned in the rebuilding of Ahvaz, and in the post-Sassanid period, the city of Ahwaz was wrecked and rebuilt.
Ibn Manshadh writes: Ahwaz is a great city, its people are Zoroastrian and Muslim, and the warehouse of goods and products of Khuzestan, sugar, woolen fabrics, garments, fabrics and other products from all cities of Iran to Ahwaz, and from this city and by ship They carry the Persian Gulf to India and China through Basra, Iraq, and Isfahan to other countries of the world. Merchants, traders and foreigners are profitable in the city. The name of Ahwaz with sugar and textile goods was famous all over the world, and so the Arabs called the city "Soukhalahuaz".



Ahvaz has a desert climate  with long, very hot summers and mild, short winters. Ahvaz is consistently one of the hottest cities on the planet during the summer.  However, in winters, the minimum temperature can fall to around +5 degrees Celsius. Winters in Ahvaz have no snow.

Famous Places

Moien al tojjar historical monument:                                                                                                                         
One of the main works of Ahwaz can be the building of Mo’in al-Tajar. This building was related to the Qajar period of the kingdom of Nasir al-Din Shah and is one of the remnants of the ancient city of Ahwaz. After granting the privilege of the Rhine Ships in the Karoon River to the British government (1266 AD), one of the Iranian businessmen enjoying this privilege. Haj Mu'in Bushehr, known as Mo'in al-Tajar, was a merchant of Bushehr, who entered the city of Ahwaz at the beginning of the Naseri port.

Ahwaz Falafel Market:
Enter Anousheh Avenue in the Arabian Neighborhood of Lashkarabad, Ahvaz, where you can smell falafel and pickle, your appetite opens, the farther you go, the only thing you see is the Falafel, many sales that are on both sides of the street and have a general customer base. They crafted with crafty sandwiches of Falafel malt, yes, here is the famous Falafel market in Ahwaz. It is so famous here that it is considered as one of the tourist attractions of Ahvaz. Falafel is self-service here, and except for Falafel, Samosa, Kopet and other snacks..

Eighth Cable Bridge:
The largest cable bridge in the Middle East with a beautiful view on the Karoon River has been built and ready to be exploited. This bridge, which is the longest cable bridge in the country and the Middle East, was completed by the municipality of Ahvaz in order to facilitate intra-city traffic and simultaneously stained and illuminated it, and Ahwazi citizens now have a beautiful symbol on the Karoon River. The bridge has a length of 1014 meters, which, due to this feature, has been dubbed the longest bridge in the Middle East. The bridge has two 372 m long eastern and western group rails, a 325 m concrete bridge deck, 20 m wide and 20 in width 60 cm wide widths, and a width of 13 m and 60 cm.                                                                                                                                                                


Ahwaz waterfall:                                                                                                                                     
The longest and most beautiful Middle East artificial waterfall can be found in Ahwaz. Municipality officials have recently constructed this artificial waterfall on the seventh bridge of Ahwaz, which is located on the Karun River, in order to enjoy the people seeing this waterfall and crossing the bridge. Fountains can be seen on both sides of the bridge in the river, and at night, by turning on these colorful fountains, the beauty of the night and bridge is given. The play of water and light caused the Ahwazi to pick this bridge for fun.

Bamdej pond:                                                                                                                  
Bamdagh pond is one of Khuzestan province's ponds located 40 km northwest of Ahwaz adjacent to Mazraea, Bamdgeh, Sadat Tavar, Seyyed Jassim villages and Shawvar dam, canal Tavana and Ahwaz-Andimeshk railway line. The vegetation of the region has two distinct spring and autumn features. One-year-old plants and many perennial plants grow in the spring, from March to April, this wetland has pasture and lush vegetation. Wetlands pelanets also grew more in autumn. In Bamdeg wetland, there are 134 species of herbs that can be mentioned such as Hedysarum Khazari, Hedysarum Persian, Tranjban, licorice, fumitory, borage.

 City Center Mahziyar:                                                                                                                            
You can find reputable and well-known brands in Mahdizar's commercial units in Ahwaz. The complex is one of the most expensive and expensive shopping centers due to the existence of brands. Mahviz Ahwaz Complex has been designed and implemented in an area of 1,400 square meters in 11 floors. The complex has 175 commercial units; other parts of the shopping center are as follows:
- Commercial units in 6 floors
- Fur Kurt is a 1-floor suite with traditional tablecloths in the roof
- Town hall on 2 floors
- Hypermarket on 2 floors
Mehziyar Commercial Complex in Ahvaz each floor has its own business units. The classes are as follows:
In the basement floor of the hypermarket, on the ground floor are brands and reputable brands, women's clothing on the first floor, men's clothing, and bags and shoes on the second floor, on the third floor of the Department store, on the fourth floor (watches, glasses, acssesories, cosmetic products ), On the fifth floor of the child's products, on the sixth and seventh floor of the restaurant.

Ahvaz souvenir:

Dates :                                                                                                                             
Dates are the best souvenir of Ahvaz. Khuzestan province and especially Ahvaz have many palm trees in their hearts that each year fill a large percentage of the country's needs. In this city, we can see the different types of dates, and try each model according to your taste. In general, dates can be divided into two categories:  fresh dates,dry dates.fresh dates such as MAZAFATI. Dates alongside the warmth have many properties that can be mentioned in terms of energy, a rich source of iron, protein, edible fiber, potassium and vitamin. Many people know the dates as a  full meal, which returned the lost energy to the body. If you are looking to buy dates in Ahwaz, there are several models available.

Is a dessert and a dry sweet, which is like Halva. To make this pastry, it is make by dates and walnuts, which results in a very high-energy food.


Gelim weaving:                                                                                                                                               
Weaving Gelim is one of the most valuable handicrafts of Ahvaz, which is mostly woven by women and girls from rural and tribal areas. it is woven like a carpet, except that it is said to be an unpile lining. Each region has its own profile for example which is woven by the Arab villagers of Ahvaz has  woolen fiber and the colors used in their tissues are green, orange, pink, red, blue, white and blue. Also, the designs used in them are geometric and inspired by the mind. One of the most famous woven cloths in the province of Khuzestan is the  Haftkhel  Gelim which has a stunning beauty.

 Is one of the arts that is prevalent in various cities of Iran. This art creates decorative dishes that attract everyone. If we want to define the art of toreutics, we can say that the art of drawing is on various metals. The method of work in the stamping is that the inside of the container is filled with sawdust or bitumen mixed with ash and plotted on it, and created with a hammer and pen on the designs, and then the depleted areas Fill with enamel paste and put it in the oven. Putting in the furnace creates a colored and transparent enamel layer on the dented portions.

Aba weaving Ahvaz:
Aba Weaving in Khuzestan is one of the traditional arts that dates back to more than 500 years. In the past, it was more common in cities such as Susangerd, Shush, Behbahan, and Dezful, but today they are taking place in Susangerd and Behbahan. The color of the woven beads in these areas is more black, gray and brown. There are also two types of tissue, the type is woven by thin cotton and is used in the summer, and the second type is thicker and more dense and suitable for winter .