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Towers of silence

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To get up is pain. But when you get up a wonderful place to see yazd and learn about this ancient... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cameronz917
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towers of silence

very historical and beautiful place,its just like zartoshtian cemetery,they’re putted their death... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MaralMarli
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Shiraz, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get up is pain. But when you get up a wonderful place to see yazd and learn about this ancient city and faith that defines this place

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cameronz917
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very historical and beautiful place,its just like zartoshtian cemetery,they’re putted their death in the hole, and birds just feed from this body’s.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MaralMarli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You should definetly go it's beautiful. There are 2 parts you should go both parts one is higher and has a good view.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AkbariDenty1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the city of Yazd was a wonderful stop on our 10 day trip around Iran visiting Teheran, Shiraz, Persepolis, Yazd and Ispahan. We were totally taken by the history, culture, architecture and people of the country. In Yazd we the most amazing was to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hansh579
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not hesitate to visit, take your time and climb up for view. Take a guide to present history of the place.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank izabelaanghel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the Tower of Silence which belonged to Zorastrain. You need to buy a ticket and can climb the mountain steps to see the ancient ruins. A must see in Yazd

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Fareeba N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A Dakhma, also called a Tower of Silence, is a circular, raised structure built by Zoroastrians for excarnation – that is, for dead bodies to be exposed to carrion birds, usually vultures. The rationale for exposure is to avoid contact with Earth or Fire, both...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Mickeywonder13
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

🔥Yazd is the center of Zoroastrianism, one of the world's most ancient religion that remains active and the world’s first monotheistic and ecological religion. Zoroastrians believe in Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good Deeds. A Dakhma / Dakhmeh or Tower of Silence is a place...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Yazd24
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Amazing place and amazing ritual of burying people. Place that force you thinking about life and death.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TomazSlo
Reviewed May 10, 2019

where you can experience life and death theory of ancient Iran.with all philosophy behind it.with all collective feelings

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Saeedeh A
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