FIRE TEMPLES IN IRAN (category)

More information about Palace of Ardashir-e Babakan
Palace of Ardashir-e Babakan
in Firooz Abad (Firuzabad) City
The palace of king Ardashir I, the founder of the Sasanian Empire, was built opposite the city he had founded, Ardashir Khureh ("fame of Ardashir"). Although one had to cross a river, ... MORE
The Castle of Ardeshir-e Babakan (Palace of Ardashir Papakan), also known as the Atash-kadeh, built in 224 AD by Ardashir I, is a castle located on the slopes of a mountain which Ghaleh Dokhtar is also situated on.
More information about Bandian Archaeological site
Bandian Archaeological site
in Dargaz (Daregaz) City
The Bandian fire temple or Bandian Site-Museum (Archaeological site) is a Sassanid era sanctuary and temple where zoroastrians during the sassanids dynasty practiced their rituals ... MORE
The Bandian Fire Temple is an archaeological site near Dargaz in Razavi Khorasan Province near the medieval city of Abiward. The primary excavations were carried out to reveal precious remains of art and architecture of the pre-Islamic Iran, dating from the Sassanian period (224-651 AD) when the archaeological significance of Bandian was recognized.
More information about Espeyeh Mosque (Espi mazget)
Espeyeh Mosque (Espi mazget)
in Talesh (Hashtpar) City
Espeyeh Mosque (Masjed-e Sefid or White Mosque) is situated near the Dinachal Village (Near Talesh in Gilan Province) and amongst its remains are the signs of plaster work and an inscription ... MORE
Espeyeh Mosque (Masjed-e Sefid or White Mosque) is situated near the Dinachal Village (Near Talesh in Gilan Province) and amongst its remains are the signs of plaster work and an inscription in the Kufic script revealing its long history. The Espeyeh Mosque is the oldest in Gilan, and due to the passage ...
More information about Bahram fire temple
Bahram fire temple
in Ray (Rey) City
city: Ray (Rey)
Bahram Fire Temple (Rey Fire Temple or Mil Hill) dates back to the Sasanian Era and is located in Ray City (Shahr-e-Rey). 12 kilometers South East of Rey city toward Varamin, on the ... MORE
Bahram Fire Temple (Rey Fire Temple or Mil Hill) dates back to the Sasanian Era and is located in Ray City (Shahr-e-Rey). 12 kilometers South East of Rey city toward Varamin, on the high hills of Ghal'eh Noe Village, there remains the ruins of the palace or the fire temple. This fire temple is ...
city: Malayer
Nushijan Citadel (Nooshijan Fire Temple or Noushijan Tappe) lies 20km northwest of Malayer and 60 kilometers away from Hamadan in Hamedan Province, in the district of Shurkat. In ... MORE
Nushijan Citadel (Nooshijan Fire Temple or Noushijan Tappe) lies 20km northwest of Malayer and 60 kilometers away from Hamadan in Hamedan Province, in the district of Shurkat. In this region three cycles of civilizations have been distinct. The first of which being in the second half of the 8th to ...
More information about Mil Milooneh Fire Temple
Mil Milooneh Fire Temple
in Mahallat City
city: Mahallat
In the midst of agricultural land to the west of Nimvar City near Mahallat in Markazi Province, is a column compiled of minute stones, cemented together by mortar. This column is to ... MORE
In the midst of agricultural land to the west of Nimvar City near Mahallat in Markazi Province, is a column compiled of minute stones, cemented together by mortar. This column is to a height of 7-8 m. and reveals the indications of a quadrangular structure which was used to be a fire temple. This is ...
More information about Atashkooh Fire Temple
Atashkooh Fire Temple
in Mahallat City
city: Mahallat
Atashkooh Fire Temple (Also known as Chahartaghi Nimvar) is located near the Nimvor Fire Temple (Atashkadeh) Village, and dates to the Sassanide period. The structure consisted of ... MORE
Atashkooh Fire Temple (Also known as Chahartaghi Nimvar) is located near the Nimvor Fire Temple (Atashkadeh) Village, and dates to the Sassanide period. The structure consisted of cylindrical stony columns (supporting the ceiling). Besides which there were covered chambers and a porch that was the location ...
More information about Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
in Ray (Rey) City
city: Ray (Rey)
The ancient relics in the surrounding area of current Ray (Shahr-e-Rey) are remnants from the pre and post Islamic era. As an example we may point out the Tabrak Castle (Cheshmeh Ali), ... MORE
The ancient relics in the surrounding area of current Ray (Shahr-e-Rey) are remnants from the pre and post Islamic era. As an example we may point out the Tabrak Castle (Cheshmeh Ali), the center of Saljuqi city, the Naqareh Khaneh Tower (Naghare-Khane), Chal Tarkhan, the castle and rampart of Ray, ...
More information about Chahar Ghapi Fire Temple
Chahar Ghapi Fire Temple
in Qasr-e Shirin City
Ghaharghapi (Charghapi) is a historical monument of the Sassanide era in Qasr-e-Shirin. It was constructed of stone and gypsum and was counted as one of the largest fire temples of ... MORE
Ghaharghapi (Charghapi) is a historical monument of the Sassanide era in Qasr-e-Shirin. It was constructed of stone and gypsum and was counted as one of the largest fire temples of the Sassanid period. The fire temple has a square shaped chamber in the center with a domed ceiling, which closely resembles ...
More information about Karkooy Fire Temple
Karkooy Fire Temple
in Zabol City
city: Zabol
Karkooy Fire Temple (Also known as Karkousha or Karkoo) is located in Karkooy or Karkouyeh Village (Hirmand County) at a distance of 25 km from Zabol, in the middle of marshy lands ... MORE
Karkooy Fire Temple (Also known as Karkousha or Karkoo) is located in Karkooy or Karkouyeh Village (Hirmand County) at a distance of 25 km from Zabol, in the middle of marshy lands of Sistan, and close to Iran/Afghanistan borders. Its special features and architectural design reveal the fact that the ...
city: Natanz
Sassanid Fire Temple is located near the Natanz mosque and is amidst a platform which is at an elevation of 2m from ground level. Only two of its four ceilings that connected the ... MORE
Sassanid Fire Temple is located near the Natanz mosque and is amidst a platform which is at an elevation of 2m from ground level. Only two of its four ceilings that connected the structure to the dome made of stone remain. The main structure was constructed of stone slabs coated with gypsum. The main ...
More information about Gonabad Fire Temple
Gonabad Fire Temple
in Gonabad City
city: Gonabad
These fire-temples (Atashkadeh Gonabad or Gonaabaad Fire Temple) located in Geysoor as well as other parts of the township of Gonabad and date back to the Achaemenian period. Near ... MORE
These fire-temples (Atashkadeh Gonabad or Gonaabaad Fire Temple) located in Geysoor as well as other parts of the township of Gonabad and date back to the Achaemenian period. Near this fire-temple are ancient forts such a Dokhtar-e-Shoorab and Gabr-e-Peeran Veiseh and Pashan which belong to the eras ...
More information about Peer Harisht Fire Temple
Peer Harisht Fire Temple
in Ardakan City
city: Ardakan
This shrine is located at a distance of 15 km. in the Ardakan Road and is on the skirt of low lying mountains. Several rest houses and three water reservoirs have been built near this ... MORE
This shrine is located at a distance of 15 km. in the Ardakan Road and is on the skirt of low lying mountains. Several rest houses and three water reservoirs have been built near this shrine. The Zoroastrians visit this region and stay there on (Farvardin 18th) or 7th April annually.
More information about Bazeh Hoor Fire Temple
Bazeh Hoor Fire Temple
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
There is a fire-temple in the village of Robat Sefid (Mashad) and most probably this square shaped structure dates back to the Sassanian Dynasty. MORE
There is a fire-temple in the village of Robat Sefid (Mashad) and most probably this square shaped structure dates back to the Sassanian Dynasty.
More information about Chak Chakoo Fire Temple
Chak Chakoo Fire Temple
in Ardakan City
city: Ardakan
It is a place located amongst the mountains of Ardakan and Anjireh (on the way to Tabas) which is at a distance of 46 kilometers from Yazd. Chak Chakoo has its name for the water dripping ... MORE
It is a place located amongst the mountains of Ardakan and Anjireh (on the way to Tabas) which is at a distance of 46 kilometers from Yazd. Chak Chakoo has its name for the water dripping from the stone-cut mountains. This vicinity has suitable accommodation for pilgrims.
More information about Kheir Abad Fire Temple
Kheir Abad Fire Temple
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
This relic is located on the right side of the Dehdasht - Behbahan Road, and to the left of the Kheir Abad River and is related to the Sassanide era. This construction is known as ... MORE
This relic is located on the right side of the Dehdasht - Behbahan Road, and to the left of the Kheir Abad River and is related to the Sassanide era. This construction is known as the Kheir Abad Fire Temple. It is a square shaped structure and has been made of plaster and slabs of stone. It has four ...
More information about Dareh Shahr Fire Temple
Dareh Shahr Fire Temple
in Dareh Shahr City
There is a fire-temple in the city of Dareh Shahr which is a four-arched building which is locally called Taaq. Originally the building was constructed by rubble stone and gypsum, ... MORE
There is a fire-temple in the city of Dareh Shahr which is a four-arched building which is locally called Taaq. Originally the building was constructed by rubble stone and gypsum, and has recently been repaired.
More information about Sassanide Grand Fire Temple
Sassanide Grand Fire Temple
in Firooz Abad (Firuzabad) City
At the distance of 30 km. south of Firooz Abad, there are the ruins of a monument which probably used to be the greatest aggregate of fire-temples of the Sassanide era. The exterior ... MORE
At the distance of 30 km. south of Firooz Abad, there are the ruins of a monument which probably used to be the greatest aggregate of fire-temples of the Sassanide era. The exterior wall is 85 m. long and 40 m. wide. Inside the fortification, where the fire-temples and residences of Zoroastrian priests, ...
More information about Firooz Abad Fire Temple
Firooz Abad Fire Temple
in Firooz Abad (Firuzabad) City
It was made of well-carved stones on a large foundation, upon which the fire temple was situated. On the top of this structure a dome was placed overlooking the city. At present only ... MORE
It was made of well-carved stones on a large foundation, upon which the fire temple was situated. On the top of this structure a dome was placed overlooking the city. At present only the tower has been remained.
More information about Dogoor-e-dopa stone columns
Dogoor-e-dopa stone columns
in Dogonbadan (Gachsaran) City
Dogoor-e-dopa stone columns (Dogour-e Dopa Fire Temple) is located in the agricultural lands around the Susa Village of Gachsaran (Shoosh Village). It has two pillars that are very ... MORE
Dogoor-e-dopa stone columns (Dogour-e Dopa Fire Temple) is located in the agricultural lands around the Susa Village of Gachsaran (Shoosh Village). It has two pillars that are very high and are known as Goordopa. According to a narration these two pillars are the remnants of a fire temple belong to ...
More information about Kooh Sangy Fire Temple
Kooh Sangy Fire Temple
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The said fire-temple can be considered as one of the most ancient historical heritages of Esfahan. It is located at a short distance from the Zayandeh Rood, and distinctly draws ones ... MORE
The said fire-temple can be considered as one of the most ancient historical heritages of Esfahan. It is located at a short distance from the Zayandeh Rood, and distinctly draws ones attention in being outstanding in the western plains of Esfahan. Above the Kooh Sangy is a round and large clay brazier ...
More information about Dar Mehr Fire Temple
Dar Mehr Fire Temple
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
The Zoroastrian fire temples come under three categories in terms of importance: Dadgah fire that is lit at residence and has no consecration ceremony. It is lit by the Zoroastrian ... MORE
The Zoroastrian fire temples come under three categories in terms of importance: Dadgah fire that is lit at residence and has no consecration ceremony. It is lit by the Zoroastrian priests, but ordinary people could light it too.
More information about Varharam (Bahram)
Varharam (Bahram)
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This monument which is listed as one of the Yazd's architectural works has been built by Yazd's Zoroastrian and Indian Parsis under Mr. Arbab Jamshid's supervision and Guardianship, ... MORE
This monument which is listed as one of the Yazd's architectural works has been built by Yazd's Zoroastrian and Indian Parsis under Mr. Arbab Jamshid's supervision and Guardianship, in 1934. The main building is amidst a large courtyard and on a height. The fire is located in a container higher than ...
city: Yazd
Other Zoroastrian religious sites are as follows: The Peer Sabz Fire Temple ,Ardakan, Yazd Daremehr, Darekohan, Darbmehrnush and Daredastooran in Yazd, Pirangah Sarvocham, Pirshah ... MORE
Other Zoroastrian religious sites are as follows: The Peer Sabz Fire Temple ,Ardakan, Yazd Daremehr, Darekohan, Darbmehrnush and Daredastooran in Yazd, Pirangah Sarvocham, Pirshah and Varharam Izad in Khoram Shah, Pirmehriz in Abshahi,, Pirnarstaneh Nazdik in Bid, Pirbanu in Zarju Aqda Village, Pirnarly ...
More information about Abadi Sobh Fire Temple
Abadi Sobh Fire Temple
in Damgan (Daamghan) City
This fire-temple is situated 5 km. north west of the Qoosheh village of Damqan, and currently only the huge and thick pillars remain. MORE
This fire-temple is situated 5 km. north west of the Qoosheh village of Damqan, and currently only the huge and thick pillars remain.
More information about Other Fire Temples
Other Fire Temples
in Dareh Shahr City
Other fire-temples of the province are: Sikan Fire Temple (four-arched) in Sikan Village, Mehdi Abad Fire Temple (four-arched) in Mehdi Abad, Dareh Shahr, Sepa Fire Temple in Zarneh, ... MORE
Other fire-temples of the province are: Sikan Fire Temple (four-arched) in Sikan Village, Mehdi Abad Fire Temple (four-arched) in Mehdi Abad, Dareh Shahr, Sepa Fire Temple in Zarneh, Aivan, Maymeh Fire Temple in Zarrin Abad, a Two-storey Fire Temple in Chardavol region totally relative to the Sassanide ...
More information about Gol-e-Sorkhdan Fire Temples
Gol-e-Sorkhdan Fire Temples
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
These three fire temples are at a distance of 50 m. from each other. Moqaddasi has called these effects "Katibeh Alamjous" or the fire-temple of 'Five Worshippers'. These fire-temples ... MORE
These three fire temples are at a distance of 50 m. from each other. Moqaddasi has called these effects "Katibeh Alamjous" or the fire-temple of 'Five Worshippers'. These fire-temples are located at the skirts of the limestone mountains of Tizang. The architectural effects and internal plaster works ...
city: Kazeroon
At the vicinity of Naqsh-e-Rostam, on two sides of the Haji Abad Mountain, two small stony towers exist which belong to the Achaemenian period. On top of these towers some holes are ... MORE
At the vicinity of Naqsh-e-Rostam, on two sides of the Haji Abad Mountain, two small stony towers exist which belong to the Achaemenian period. On top of these towers some holes are seen which were supposed to be the fire places. On much higher spots of the mountain, at different altitudes even more ...
city: Kazeroon
This fire temple is situated in the old Kazeroon - Firooz Abad Road, and was constructed by Mehr Nersi in the Sassanide era. MORE
This fire temple is situated in the old Kazeroon - Firooz Abad Road, and was constructed by Mehr Nersi in the Sassanide era.
More information about Jareh Great Fire Temple
Jareh Great Fire Temple
in Kazeroon City
city: Kazeroon
This place was the location of one of the five fire temples which were constructed by Mehr Nersi in areas between Kazeroon and Farash Band. The lenght of each side of this fire temple ... MORE
This place was the location of one of the five fire temples which were constructed by Mehr Nersi in areas between Kazeroon and Farash Band. The lenght of each side of this fire temple is more thn 14 m. long. The great Jareh Fire Temple belongs to the Sassanide era.
More information about Kazeroon Fire Temple
Kazeroon Fire Temple
in Kazeroon City
city: Kazeroon
This fire temple is situated at 10 km. south-east of Kazeroon. At present, from these monuments, except for three stands and two semi-ruined domes, nothing is left. This structure ... MORE
This fire temple is situated at 10 km. south-east of Kazeroon. At present, from these monuments, except for three stands and two semi-ruined domes, nothing is left. This structure was constructed by Mehr Nersi.
More information about Other Fire Temples
Other Fire Temples
in Kermanshah City
The other fire temples of the province are as follows: Kaikavoos rock tomb in north Sahneh, related to the Medes and the Medes platform in Bistoon related to the first millennium ... MORE
The other fire temples of the province are as follows: Kaikavoos rock tomb in north Sahneh, related to the Medes and the Medes platform in Bistoon related to the first millennium BC.
More information about Sassanid Fire Temple
Sassanid Fire Temple
in Marand City
city: Marand
The remnants of this Sassanian fire-temple is full of ashes which the inhabitants use as a fertilizer. It is located in Gray hill northeast of the city. MORE
The remnants of this Sassanian fire-temple is full of ashes which the inhabitants use as a fertilizer. It is located in Gray hill northeast of the city.
More information about Pasargadae Fire Temple
Pasargadae Fire Temple
in Marvdasht City
city: Marvdasht
At the distance of 1500 m. away from the Exclusive Palace of Koorush, on the eastern plains of Morqab, two bits of white rocks, opposite a short hill at a distance of 9 m. from each ... MORE
At the distance of 1500 m. away from the Exclusive Palace of Koorush, on the eastern plains of Morqab, two bits of white rocks, opposite a short hill at a distance of 9 m. from each other, are located. They are called Pasargadae’s Qorbangah (Altar) or fire temple.
city: Mehran
In the heights of the Pishmin Malekshahi Mountain in Mehran there are the remains of two towers and a fire-temple of the Sassanide period. The area of the fire-temple is 27 square ... MORE
In the heights of the Pishmin Malekshahi Mountain in Mehran there are the remains of two towers and a fire-temple of the Sassanide period. The area of the fire-temple is 27 square meters and 5 meters high. Having four entrances, it is located in a vast olive garden with a spring and an eye-catching ...
More information about Tamar Fire Temple
Tamar Fire Temple
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This fire-temple is 2 km. from the Tamar Village in the vicinity of 'Mahal Anzal' in the suburb of the city of Orumieh. This fire-temple dates back to the Achaemenian era, and most ... MORE
This fire-temple is 2 km. from the Tamar Village in the vicinity of 'Mahal Anzal' in the suburb of the city of Orumieh. This fire-temple dates back to the Achaemenian era, and most probably was constructed during the years 530-550 BC.
More information about Aqmiyoon Fire Temple
Aqmiyoon Fire Temple
in Sarab City
city: Sarab
This structure is in the village of Aqmiyoon 8 km. north of Sarab. At present only the stone foundation of which have been remained. Originally, the structure was a fire-temple of ... MORE
This structure is in the village of Aqmiyoon 8 km. north of Sarab. At present only the stone foundation of which have been remained. Originally, the structure was a fire-temple of the Sassanian era, and during the Islamic period has become similar to a shrine. There is a tomb on an elevation in the ...
More information about Sangy (Stony) Fire Case
Sangy (Stony) Fire Case
in Semirom City
city: Semirom
The said brazier is related to the Achaemenian and Sassanid periods, but its pillars are from the Sassanide era. These are engraved with portraits of Khosrow Parviz on the upper part ... MORE
The said brazier is related to the Achaemenian and Sassanid periods, but its pillars are from the Sassanide era. These are engraved with portraits of Khosrow Parviz on the upper part of the columns. One of the two of these pillars has been damaged.
More information about Semnan Fire Temple
Semnan Fire Temple
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
This fire temple is located in the Isfanjan locality of Semnan. This relic is from the pre-Islamic period and today only the ruins of the same are left to be seen. MORE
This fire temple is located in the Isfanjan locality of Semnan. This relic is from the pre-Islamic period and today only the ruins of the same are left to be seen.
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