Isfahan’s Fire Temple, Atashgah-e Esfahan, is a Sassanid archaeological site spotted on a hill under the same name. It lies approximately eight kilometers west of city center of Iran’s Isfahan.

Iran (IMNA) - The raised mound, 210 meters above the encircling plain, used to be called Marabin after a village near the region.

The remains of a guard tower in the shape of a circular building are on the summit of this earthy mound. This structure is known by the local community as the Borj-e Ghorban, which means the "Tower of Sacrifice," and seems to have been a military beacon with an ingle that could be lit to warn of an imminent enemy.

It seems that Atashgah supposedly was used by Zoroastrian priests and pilgrims. Based on the available evidence, the Zoroastrian living in Isfahan used this place for the purpose of worship.

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