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a fire has been here for 1500 years

Zoroastrians did NOT worship fire, but it was one of their 4 essential elements. A priest has kept... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Portland, Oregon
explanation on Zoroaster in museum is very helpful

This temple is accessible from old town. The sacred fire is flaming. The building is new, and it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hino, Japan
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Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Zoroastrians did NOT worship fire, but it was one of their 4 essential elements. A priest has kept the fire going continuously (supposedly) for 1500 years.

Thank garlec
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is accessible from old town. The sacred fire is flaming. The building is new, and it is not like typical temple, believers are not around but tourists. This is it? No, please visit museum and read thoroughly, you learn about Zoroaster a lot.

Thank MizuhoK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the fire temple after see the zoroastrian museum and because of that i can find out what is the meaning of the fire. Why fire is holy for zoroastrians. The markar museum is in back of markar square and 10 minutes walking from...More

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't that interesting! I wouldn't suggest it at all, I mean there's some things written down about this fire and that's it!! you can read it by yourself in books, if you really wanna see it which is amazing that it has burned since...More

Thank ParnianHsn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice, but modern, building which houses a flame with an interesting story behind it. I spent a few minutes in the building to check out the flame and walked through the museum. This building is probably more important to believers in the religion.

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Religion and history. You should read something about the Zoroastrian religion and history before getting here. About the "eternal " fire and it's meaning. A guide would also explain to you the meaning of the symbols on top of the building.

Thank Rana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this attraction was a little underwhelming I'm interested in the Zoroastrian religion but this is just the eternal flame plus some inspirational verses on the wall

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an important place and must-see in Yazd. There are not much more places with an old fire in the world. It is small but informative

Thank Marta D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history is connected to this place and it illustrates the ancient religion of Iran before Islam. They keep an old fire there which is believed to be burning over centuries.

Thank Hananeh H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you intrested to know about other religions, it's one of the places you must see. The holy fire which has been burning since 1550 years ago is the main attraction there.

Thank Ali J
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Shatifa K
1 October 2016|
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Response from ramtinshohrat | Reviewed this property |
its 8000 tomans for foreigner its maybe less than 3 dollers
2 May 2016|
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Response from Megan K | Reviewed this property |
196 Annangrove Road Sydney, Australia 2156 I would doubt this is an actual temple as Zoroastrianism did not origin in Australia but they have a facebook page that you can get more info from. Australian Zoroastrian... More