Tourist Attraction

Zoroastrian Graveyard

in Ahvaz city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Zoroastrian Graveyard

Related to Ahvaz city (located in Khuzestan province)
In the eastern mountainous region of Ahvaz, there are some engraved crypts right in the heart of mountain, which was supposed to be the burial place for Zoroastrians of Ahvaz in the pre-Islamic era. The present appearance and condition of crypts reveals that these places probably used to be temples, and later on became a burial place or graveyard.
The township of Ahvaz is situated in the central portion of the province and has a warm and humid climate. Ahvaz is the center and largest city of the province and is located 874 km. from Tehran. In ancient times it was called "Hormozd Ardeshir" and then "Soq-ol-Ahvaz". ...
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