Zavareh is a historical village located in the north of Isfahan province in central Iran near the salt desert of Ardestan. It has been named after the brother of Rostam, a mythical figure in renowned Persian poet Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh.
Zavvareh village (Zavareh City) is one of the archaic villages with a famous Jame' mosque which is said to be a fire-temple in the pre-Islamic period. In addition to which, there are four pilgrimage sites here. The architectural affects of this village also prove extremely interesting.
Zavareh is located at the northeast of Isfahan Province, next to the central desert area. It is known that Zavareh had a Sassanian fire temple and was an important trade center in the Seljuk period. The town is named after Zavareh, the brother of Rostam, a mythical hero of Iran.
Zavareh, a warm and dry region with desert steppe vegetation, has a muddy structure and has preserved its ancient Persian architecture. In this village, some people still have their original jobs.
It has been named after the brother of Rostam, a mythical figure in renowned Persian poet Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh (Book of Kings). The village used to be called the Madinat-ul-Sadat (City of Prophet Muhammad’s descendants) since the fourth century AH.
During the past centuries, it has been a centre of science, literature and culture, and many historians have been working on Zavareh and its prominent personalities.
Due to its dry climate and adjacency to the desert of Lut and the central desert of Iran, the village is a suitable place for camel breeding. Camel breeding has a long history in the village of Zavareh.
Ardestan is within the limits of ISFAHAN province (Esfahan Province) of Semnan in the north, to its south is Esfahan (Isfahan), whereas, in the east and west are Naein, Natanz and Kashan respectively. The erection of this township is associated to Saam the father of the ...
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