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Asia > Middle East > Iran > Western Iran > Khuzestan > Abadan


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Abadan is a city in Iran.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By train[edit]

Nearest railway station is in Khorramshahr, about 10 kilometers north of Abadan. Daytime trains from Ahvaz as well as overnight trains from Tehran and Mashad are available.

By ferry[edit]

There are river ferries from Basra, in Iraq, to nearby Khorramshahr several times per week. The ferry is run by Valfajr Shipping Company and journey time is just under one hour.

Get around[edit]


Traditional bazaar

  • Khorramshahr Holy Defence Cultural Center (War Museum), Ahmad Abad Avenue (Next to Naft (Oil) University). Museum reveal Abadan and Khuzestan's ancient history as well as the Iran-Iraq war, specifically how Abadan was successfully defended by the Iranians against the Iraqi invaders.


Play golf

Visit Shadegan wetland (bird watching)


Khuzestan handicraft.


lots of sea foods like: 1-ghaliye mahi(a kind of food made of fresh fish) 2-medfune 3-khoroshte bamie 4-mahi sobur( a specific fish tht is barbequed) and lots of desserts made of local dates.

  • 1 Baba Taher Restaurant, Shahid Taleghani St, +98 930 203 1980. 24 hours daily. Fresh kebabs.


High quality tea is available anywhere.


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