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The Wonderful Underground City in Iran

The Wonderful Underground city in Iran is locating in Nooshabad, Kashan. However, this famous city is one of the most amazing and beautiful underground cities in the world which gazes any eyes.

Noosh Abad, the Wonderful Underground city, dates back to 1800 years ago to the Sassanid period. Moreover, it was one of the capitals of Sassanid kingdom during the rule of Anoushirvan which is discovered about 13 years ago.

Noosh Abad , The Wonderful Underground city

Nooshabad , The Wonderful Underground city

Underground city in Nooshabad, Oyi

The city is formed under the whole city of Nooshabad and the depth of the city is estimated to be 4 to 16 meters. However, it is estimated to be 4 km to the outside of Nooshabad.

Furthermore, Oyi is created as a hand-cave under the texture of the city of Nooshabad as a collection of rooms, corridors, wells and canals in three floors.

Due to the difficulty of the land of this region, however,  archaeologists believe that the tools used for drilling should be diamond-like.

Oyi, Nooshabad , Underground City

Oyi, Nooshabad , The Underground City

Oyi Architecture; Nooshabad

The first floor of Noosh Abad has actually been the corpses and corridors in order to mislead potential followers and also as the food storage, the second and third floors were used as shelter in case of danger and war.

However, the city has twisted corridors, small and large rooms, defensive and protective traps which seemed to have been used during an invasion of the enemy.

Moreover, except the height of its entrance, all other parts has the height of a person between 170 – 180 centimeters.

Nooshabad , The wonderful Underground City in Iran

Nooshabad , The wonderful Underground City in Iran

The wonderful Underground City in Iran

Furthermore, vertical wells played the role of communication paths between the floors and U-shaped wells for air conditioning. Actually, there were some paths from the houses, social centers, the bath and the mosque and also from the close castle of Nushabad to this part.

Anyway, there some spaces that act as ventilation system on the basis of different air pressure. This system, however, made it possible to circulate fresh air for breathing.

However, small chambers, elemental sanitary facilities, shelter spaces, communication tunnels, air conditioners and water wells, were the included spaces in the underground city.

Nooshabad , Iran Underground City

Nooshabad , Iran Underground City

The Unknown Underground City in Iran

Furthermore, there is an unknown underground city in Noosh Abad, – called Oyi. However, one purpose of the underground city was to protect people from Mongol attacks.  However, due to the flood and over the times, many parts of city is lost. Interestingly, some potteries may date back to 1800 years ago.

Nooshabad , Iran Ancient Underground City

Nooshabad , Iran Ancient Underground City

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