Being a oil business oriented city, there are not alot of interesting places to see in Ahvaz. Most people go to Kianpars street at night and stroll amongs the shops. You could visit the old and hectic bazaar area(Taleqani Street). The best places in Ahvaz are situated alongside the river. The river boulevard is a nice place to stroll and has many parks. One of the attractions of Ahvaz is the oil well flares situated on the border of the city, but it's only nice at night time.
Riverside Park, Kianpars, Ahvaz. Riverside Park the the oldest park of the city. It is located in Kianpars and beside the White Bridge. The view of Karoun river, white bridge, other side of the city and the islands are interesting. edit
White Bridge. The white bridge was the first bridge crossing Karoun river made by Swedish engineers about 80 years ago. The bridge is now considered as the main symbol of the city.
Zeytoon Karmandi is one of the oldest neighbour in Ahvaz with the nice park in middle it and its a favorite place of young people to walk along the streets.
However, Ahvaz is a great base to explore Khuzestan province. Iran National Heritage Organization lists 140 sites of historical and cultural significance in Khuzestan, reflecting the fact that the province was once the seat of Iran's most ancient empire.
Some of the more popular sites of attraction include: