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Ateshkadeh information

Yazd , Iran
Kashani St
admission US$0.90
Opening hours
8am-noon & 3-6pm Sat-Thu
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Zoroastrians come from around the world to see this ateshkadeh, often referred to as the Zoroastrian Fire Temple and said to have been burning since about AD 470. Visible through a window from the entrance hall, the flame was transferred to Ardakan in 1174, then to Yazd in 1474 and to its present site in 1940. Above the entrance you can see the Fravahar symbol.