Tourist Attraction

Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)

Related to Isfahan city (located in Isfahan province)
Also known as: Atashgah-e Esfahan, Isfahan Fire Temple
The Fire Temple of Isfahan (Atishgah or Atashgah) is the local name for a Sassanid-era archaeological complex (Zoroastrian Fire Temple) situated on a rocky mound that rises 86 meters above the surrounding Marbin (or Marabin) Plain outside of Isfahan city. The mound on which the complex sits is located just north of the road running west from Isfahan ...
Fullscreen Map
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Fire Temple in Isfahan is a remarkable memorial left from Sassanid dynasty which is located on the Mount Atashgah. It is one of the three fire temples remained from Iranian Ancient history in Isfahan. | Copyright: Morteza Zangane
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city. | Copyright: Poorya Vali
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The fire temple is placed on a hill which is 105 meters higher than the road level. For this reason, when you reach the top of the hill you are faced by an amazing view over Isfahan. Also, an admirable landscape of groves and farms can be seen from up there.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Fire Temple in Isfahan is a remarkable memorial left from Sassanid dynasty which is located on the Mount Atashgah. It is one of the three fire temples remained from Iranian Ancient history in Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The architecture of Atashgah is a wonder of its time. The design is round with eight sides all of which has a large window that enabled people to see the fire from each window. There is also an entrance door. Base on the evidence, Zoroastrian priests made fire inside the temple and started to say prayers.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The Fire Temple of Isfahan (Atashgah-e Esfahan) is a Sassanid era archaeological complex located on a hill of the same name (Atashgaah) about 8km west of city center of Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah was one of the seven large and important fire temples during the Sasanian Empire. The ancient name of this Atashgah is Mehrin. It is located above a hill of the same name about eight kilometers west of city center of Isfahan. | Copyright: Maryam Almomen
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The circular tower at the top of the Maras or Marbin hill is the signature monument of this place. This circular fire altar is five meters in diameter which is surrounded by a wall cut with eight windows. This structure had a tall dome to protect the fire.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The hill, which rises about 210 meters above the surrounding plain, was previously called Maras or Marabin after a village near there, and it is by that name that the site is referred to by Arab historians.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
This site is located on top of Atashgah mount, the building was used as a fire temple during the Sassanid Era.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The hill, which rises about 210 meters above the surrounding plain, was previously called Maras or Marabin after a village near there, and it is by that name that the site is referred to by Arab historians. | Copyright: Alireza Javaheri
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The Fire Temple of Isfahan (Atashgah-e Esfahan) is a Sassanid era archaeological complex located on a hill of the same name (Atashgaah) about 8km west of city center of Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
This site is located on top of Atashgah mount, the building was used as a fire temple during the Sassanid Era. | Copyright: Ivan Mlinaric
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The fire temple is placed on a hill which is 105 meters higher than the road level. For this reason, when you reach the top of the hill you are faced by an amazing view over Isfahan. Also, an admirable landscape of groves and farms can be seen from up there. | Copyright: Ivan Mlinaric (Slovenia)
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The fire temple is placed on a hill which is 105 meters higher than the road level. For this reason, when you reach the top of the hill you are faced by an amazing view over Isfahan. Also, an admirable landscape of groves and farms can be seen from up there.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Fire Temple in Isfahan is a remarkable memorial left from Sassanid dynasty which is located on the Mount Atashgah. It is one of the three fire temples remained from Iranian Ancient history in Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Fire Temple in Isfahan is a remarkable memorial left from Sassanid dynasty which is located on the Mount Atashgah. It is one of the three fire temples remained from Iranian Ancient history in Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah was one of the seven large and important fire temples during the Sasanian Empire. The ancient name of this Atashgah is Mehrin. It is located above a hill of the same name about eight kilometers west of city center of Isfahan. | Copyright: Maryam Almomen
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah was one of the seven large and important fire temples during the Sasanian Empire. The ancient name of this Atashgah is Mehrin. It is located above a hill of the same name about eight kilometers west of city center of Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah hill is a sedimentary rock. The building is a large, circular fireplace with multiple hatchways. The building is made of raw mud bricks 3 cm in length and 5 cm in diameter from materials, bricks, mud and gravel and reed beds. The large, sun-dried pedestals began almost from the middle of the hill of the fireplace, and at the top became strong columns with rooms in the past.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
From architectural point of view, Atashgah is considered as a wonder of its time. The design is round with eight sides all of which has a large window that enabled people to see the fire from each window. There is also an entrance door.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city. | Copyright: Maryam Almomen
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
When you reach the top of the mountain ultimately, and after refreshing your breath, you will praise the ancient temple. The amazing view of the city is also eye-capturing especially at night.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the Zoroastrian Fire Temple is a historical structure, one of the impressions from ancient Iran. In other words, in the western part of Isfahan, there is a mountain with the name of Atashgah on top of which a fire temple from Sassanid era has been left.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
This fire temple is an enormous structure with a length of 107 meters in each corner. Also, the ancient architecture of the fire temple indicates its long history. This structure had five floors, now only two levels have remained. The remainings indicate the existence of some tall pillars and stairs among the mountain and a rotary dome on the fire temple.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The building main material is mud-brick made with clay, lime and long stems of reeds. In some parts of the construction the thickness of the walls exceeds four meters. It was clarified that the whole area of the hill was covered by a five-storey huge building which the fifth and the forth storeys still remain.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The building main material is mud-brick made with clay, lime and long stems of reeds. In some parts of the construction the thickness of the walls exceeds four meters. It was clarified that the whole area of the hill was covered by a five-storey huge building which the fifth and the forth storeys still remain.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah was one of the seven large and important fire temples during the Sasanian Empire. The ancient name of this Atashgah is Mehrin. It is located above a hill of the same name about eight kilometers west of city center of Isfahan.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The circular tower at the top of the Maras or Marbin hill is the signature monument of this place. This circular fire altar is five meters in diameter which is surrounded by a wall cut with eight windows. This structure had a tall dome to protect the fire.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The building main material is mud-brick made with clay, lime and long stems of reeds. In some parts of the construction the thickness of the walls exceeds four meters. It was clarified that the whole area of the hill was covered by a five-storey huge building which the fifth and the forth storeys still remain.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
On the top of the mountain, you will see an adobe round chamber with eight corners which is surrounded by eight windows. Most people believe that due to the existence of these windows, this chamber was the place to keep the sacred fire by Mobad of Zoroastrianism.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah, the fire temple located on the top of the hill outside the center of Isfahan, is a Zoroastrian Temple. It is located on the western road of Isfahan, eight kilometers from the city.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
Atashgah hill is a sedimentary rock. The building is a large, circular fireplace with multiple hatchways. The building is made of raw mud bricks 3 cm in length and 5 cm in diameter from materials, bricks, mud and gravel and reed beds. The large, sun-dried pedestals began almost from the middle of the hill of the fireplace, and at the top became strong columns with rooms in the past. At the top of the hill, there is a round building, with no taller building. The building has eight corners and a window facing each corner.
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
This fire temple is an enormous structure with a length of 107 meters in each corner. Also, the ancient architecture of the fire temple indicates its long history. This structure had five floors, now only two levels have remained. The remainings indicate the existence of some tall pillars and stairs among the mountain and a rotary dome on the fire temple. | Copyright: Mani Bakhtiar
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
In the history book written by Ibne Rosteh Esfahani, it was stated that Atashgah was originally used as a castle. The name Marbin castle is related to the word Mehre meaning the sun which hints to the place where one can see the sun better. It can also relate to the word Mar meaning snake that can relate to the shape of the river crawling as if a serpent creeping on the ground. | Copyright: Shayan Sheidaie
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
The building main material is mud-brick made with clay, lime and long stems of reeds. In some parts of the construction the thickness of the walls exceeds four meters. It was clarified that the whole area of the hill was covered by a five-storey huge building which the fifth and the forth storeys still remain. | Copyright: Shayan Sheidaie
Atashgah-e Esfahan,Isfahan Fire Temple,atashgaah isfahan,atashgah esfahan,آتش گاه اصفهان,کوه آتشگاه,atashgah mountain,esfahan fire temple,isfahan province
Atashgah (Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Isfahan)
In the history book written by Ibne Rosteh Esfahani, it was stated that Atashgah was originally used as a castle. The name Marbin castle is related to the word Mehre meaning the sun which hints to the place where one can see the sun better. It can also relate to the word Mar meaning snake that can relate to the shape of the river crawling as if a serpent creeping on the ground. | Copyright: Shayan Sheidaie
Isfahan Attractions & Tourist Information
Isfahan or Esfahan is in a north-south position, segregates the townships of the province into two eastern and western portions. To its north is the Markazi (Central) Province and to the south is in the neighborhood of the province of Fars. In its eastern direction, are ...
EXPLORE OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN Isfahan
The most famous attraction of Isfahan city, placed at the center of Isfahan, Iran. It is one of the most important historical place listed in UNESCO World Heritage ...
Chehel Sotoun (or Chihil-Sutun) is a pavilion in Isfahan, in the middle of a park at the end of a long pool. It was built by Shah Abbas II.
Alighapoo palace (Aliqapou Edifice) was also called 'Daulat Khaneh-e-Mobarakeh Nagsh-e-Jahan' and the 'Daulat Khaneh Palace'. Its unique archaic ...
Category: Mosques
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture that was built during the Safavid Empire, standing on the eastern side ...
The Vank Church is one of the most beautiful and largest churches in the Jolfa vicinity of Esfahan. Its gilded ceiling, interior section of the dome and fine historical ...
The Zayandeh Rood (Zayanderud or Payandehrud) is one of the most important rivers of the central plateau of Iran. This Rivere has come to be known by this name, ...
ON THE SAME CATEGORY
Naqsh-e Rostam (Marvdasht)
Naqsh-e Rustam is an ancient necropolis, located in the village of Zangi-Abad, to the north of the city of Marvdasht in Fars province. This ancient site which is ...
Taq-e Bostan series near Kermanshah is one of the unprecedented historical monuments in Iran and the world which is the first stone animation in the world with ...
Mount Khajeh (Zabol)
Kooh-e-Khajeh (Khawjeh Mount or Mount Khajeh) is one of the most valuable and historical relics of this province, and is located in the territory of Sistan. This ...
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 ...
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 ...
Shapur cave is located at the end of Chogan canyon in the four kilometer distance of Bishapur City near Kazerun town in Fars Province, the most important Sassanid ...
REVIEWS
Loading Content
Your Name [required]:
Your Email [required]:
Subject:
Your Message:
Please enter this code:
SEND
Copyright 1995-2005, Iran Tourism and Touring Organization, 2005-2022 Iran Travel, Tourism and Touring Online NGO.
All rights reserved. Design & Developement: Sirang Rasaneh Interactive Web Design and Multimedia Studio