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Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)

in Iran Shahr city | Sistan va Baluchestan province
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Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)

Related to Iran Shahr city (located in Sistan va Baluchestan province)
The remnants of crypts or towers of silence (Sokoot) can be observed in various parts of the province. Till centuries after the Arab conquests, the Zoroastrian preaching and religion held good in Sistan. Vestiges of these towers (of silence ) or fire-temples of the province are reminders of such periods.
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