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One of Iran’s unique tourism attractions are Dezful’s Kats that are in north of khuzestan,Dezful city and beside Dez river. Kats are cavernous holes that are drilled along Dez riverside.
They are known as Kat among Dezful’s people.
Kats been drilled inside riverside cliffs that are made of conglomerate.Their walls have 2 to 4 meter height and their roof is decorated with big and small stones that are in the ground naturally.Kats have 5 to more than 100 square meters area.
although Khuzestan is one of the warm regions of Iran, In north of that and Dezful city,passing Dez river through the center of this city has provided apportunities of making various reserts for warm days of the year that makes it unique in the country and has made it one of Iran’s important tourist destinations.It causes to attract people who are interested in nature and summer recreations toward Dezful.One of these reacreations is experience of staying in Kats and swimming in Dez river that’s unique in its kind.
In the past that wasn’t any cooling equipment like these days, people in Dezful creating* Kats to escape from heat in summer, use Dez river’s water, swimming in the river and enjoy environment.
similarity between internal space of Kats and caves and being close to the river made staying in these Kats pleasant and enjoyable for people without using electrical and cooling equipment to escape from mechanical life
In addition,in places where the depth of river is suitable,swimming in the river is an enjoyable entertainment with observing safety rules(use life jacket, be familiar with swimming techniques and swim in parts with suitable intensity of water flow).Being close to Dez river makes oppotunity of boating and other kind of water sports like jet skiing, fishing ,… .
There are many hand-carved Kats along the river.The number of Kats goes over than 800 that have been drilled in riverside’s cliffs gradually.
Kats still have retained their popularity these days and have became amusing place with tourism function.Many tourists come Dezful from different cities in warm days and spend some hours in these Kats and beside beautiful beach of Dez river.
According to Dezful’s climate, Kats can be receptive to tourists and interested people since May to October.However in other months of year this special and valuable attraction can be used
Translated by: Jamileh Ehsani
Text & Photo: Mohammad Azarkish