Kish Island's Historical Cistern

                                                                               Kish Island's Historical Cistern

 

Kish Island's Historical Cistern or Ab anbar, A method for storing water at old days in Kish. An area nearby derakhte sabz, A twin water reservoir is constructed with five windward by Iranian(yazd) architectural style in area of Harireh which is one of the tourist centres in Kish. An attractive entertainment with a special decoration. This monument is a technical architecture of southern cities of Iran

 

This cistern is consisted of 2 domes and 5 funnels. Its architecture is the same with classical architecture of Yazd. Funnels were used for cooling inside the cistern. There are small holes on the funnels for balancing the air. There are also some small holes on domes that are working like an air fan. Unfortunately, there is no water in this cistern a lot. Since Iran has a dry weather, people decided to build a cistern for saving water in the past, but today with the development of technology, humans use some systems for saving water and cisterns have lost their significance.

 


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