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Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Esfahan
Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
See the atashgahs (four arch buildings) that held the sacred fires at Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple. The complex contains the archeological remains of 20 different buildings that now stand as ruins, but used to serve as the residences for pilgrims and priests to which the place was sacred. The Burj-i Gurban (watch tower) rises 20 m (65 ft) high above the complex. Take in views of the city landscape and experience the dessert wind on the location of a civilization long gone. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple by using our Esfahan travel itinerary maker.
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If you're feeling fit, and the weather is right then this is an interesting excursion. Beware of double pricing if you're a foreigner for entry (I really hate that they do this). At the bottom you can... read more »
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The Zoroastrian Firetemple in Isfahan itself is a little disappointing as the temple itself is small and reconstructed. The ruins around it are not to impressive as well. Still it is an interesting pl... read more »
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