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Saheb A Zaman Zurkhaneh

I went over there with a group of Hong Kong people and we saw the whole ceremony of them over there... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Bahar G
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Kashan, Iran
Don't mess with these men

You can find this place just after the Amir Chaqmargh square. These strongmen ranges from the young... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
trituty
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Singapore, Singapore
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Salman-e Farsi | Near Amir Chakhmaq Square, Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

I went over there with a group of Hong Kong people and we saw the whole ceremony of them over there i my self as an iranian person enjoyed of singing the young man who sang some thing for them but tourists enjoyed of turning...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Bahar G
Reviewed October 10, 2018

You can find this place just after the Amir Chaqmargh square. These strongmen ranges from the young to the old and they show their battle-readiness by swinging heavy clubs, doing fancy footwork and doing sets with bows. There is a drummer/ singer who channels the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Zurkhane which literally means the house of strength is a place for men to practice a form of Persian martial arts. It is located in an ally-way just north of Amir Chakhmagh Square. It is open to tourists and not only can you observe this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Farzad K
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We dropped in to this complex on the off chance something would be happening. A couple of young blokes were training and they were happy to put on a show for us. The different activities that make up this sport were very interesting to watch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank R0hanL
Reviewed May 9, 2018

if you have time make sure you stop to watch this curious workout routine! nothing like you've ever seen before. even though the audience gets over crowded, still worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The demonstration is really worth it. It takes +- 45 minutes. You can see the water tank below too. The tea etc they offer you has the be paid in the end but is as inexpensive as everywhere

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

in the evening we went there , it was over crowded and noisy but guys in the middle were doing a very nice performance after that we went under the stage which was a underground water reservoir

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We came to see the water reservoir in the morning, and didn't know what is this strange place with strange objects. But the owner showed us everything (how to use each of them), and it amazed us. Never seen a sport like it, something at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank katias659
Reviewed January 5, 2018

It is very nice to see this sport in this place. The music is so good and the men do the sport very professionally.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Ahmad-Tavakoli
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Only for if you like watching average skilled gymnastics.. some push-ups and swinging with the bats.. no handstands or flips or anything cool.. ah well maybe i expected too much.. btw tea and coffee costs as much as the entrance fee (50.000 rials)

Date of experience: January 2018
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