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Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Yazd

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Religious Site
See the flame allegedly lit in the 4th century at Zoroastrian Fire Temple. The temple, built in 1934, houses one of nine existing Atash Behram flames, which represent the most revered type of fire a Zoroastrian temple can possess. Step into the Achaemenid-style building, surrounded by a peaceful garden, to observe the sacred flame, brought from Aqda to Yazd when the temple was established. The iconic flame, situated behind a glass enclosure, supposedly traces its origins to an elaborate ritual in which 16 priests collect 32 types of fire and join them in a consecration ceremony. Plan to visit Zoroastrian Fire Temple during your Yazd vacation using our convenient Yazd trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • gives a good idea of religion zorastrienne - interesting photos inside as well as explanatory text (perhaps a bit long)
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  • The Templ is modern enouhg, it is situated in the borders of the city, you can get there on public transport or by taxi. There are many tourists from Iran and other countris who want to touch the grea...  more »
  • While this place is historically important it lacks grandeur, beauty, and any attractiveness. The only reason to visit here may be to see the fire and to know the Zoroastrian religion.  more »
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  • Very intresting the Zoroastrian religion, inside the temple is possible see the Sacred Fire that burn from 1000 years
  • It's a awesome place. I'll recommend this place to every one.
  • What a place The real essence of zoroastrianism Will be visiting it very soon again
  • The Zoroastrian Temple is a small temple with a little museum inside. The flame inside the temple is said to be transferred to Yazd for 600 years.
  • I experienced a very good time there.