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Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Esfahan
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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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  • 從市中心可搭公車前往,上車前先向司機確認即可,司機也會主動通知下車地點。 上山約十來分鐘,不是很好爬,但視野相當好,可直接看到伊斯法罕。 建議大晴天再前往,入口不好找,到附近問當地人比較妥當 
  • you need to arm yourself with half an hour and some breath for the climb, but well worth it, in part because of the scenery but primarily for secular sacredness of the place, with a unique history and atmosphere that only in Nepal we heard equal (but there the bodies burn them, here we were ravenous for reasons of hygiene);
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  • The Fire Temple is not the Tower where bodies were laid out in circles for birds to devour. The Temple houses both the eternal (1,500 putative years anyway) and a museum explaining the philosophy of Z...  more »