Isfahan's Fire temple

The Fire temple at Isfahan is an archaeological zone located on a top of a hill about eight kilometers west of Isfahan, on the road of Isfahan to Najaf Abad near Manar Jonban.

Iran (IMNA) - The main attraction of this ancient region is a Zoroastrian fire temple that dates back to Sassanid era. It is a tower-like circular building with eight windows around it on the very top of the Atashgah hill. The remaining walls of the temple indicates that there had been a dome to protect the holy fire. This structure also used to be a military watch-tower to monitor the approaching enemies.

The climb to the top of the hill is pretty difficult due to the loose rocks. So, you need good shoes to get there. Once you reach there, the great panoramic views of Esfahan and the surrounding mountains are visible! 

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