Fire Temple of Yazd

Fire Temple of Yazd Historical Temple in Yazd, Iran

Entrance Fee $4

The Yazd Fire Temple, also known as Atashkadeh-e Yazd, is a temple in Yazd. It was built in 1934 and enshrines the Atash Bahram, meaning “Victorious Fire”, dated to 470 AD. It is one of the nine Atash Behrams, the only one of the highest grade fire in Iran where Zoroastrians have practiced their religion since 400 BC; the other eight Atash Behrams are in India. According to Aga Rustam Noshiravan Belivani, of Sharifabad, the Anjuman-i Nasiri (elected Zoroastrian officials) opened the Yazd Atash Behram in the 1960s to non-Zoroastrian visitors. The fire temple is a sanctuary with a burning flame of importance to Zoroastrian people. Inside you can find many info about the Zoroastrian cult and way of life.

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