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Towers of silence

Yazd, Iran
+98 935 066 2366
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Very beautiful in sun set

We started the tour with a guy from Silk road hotel at 4pm. We go to the fire temple first and then... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
luyenpt
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Hanoi, Vietnam
Learn about the Zoroastrians

The Zoroastrians still exist but due to the creep of the town to the Towers of Silence they are no... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ColchesterSleeper
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“dead bodies” (20 reviews)
“steep climb” (10 reviews)
“burial site” (7 reviews)
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"dead bodies"
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"steep climb"
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"burial site"
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"big hole"
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"birds of prey"
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"burial ground"
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"burial place"
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"surrounding mountains"
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"worth the effort"
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"interesting place"
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"interesting history"
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"well worth the visit"
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"beautiful view"
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"entrance fee"
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"visit this place"
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"vultures"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We started the tour with a guy from Silk road hotel at 4pm. We go to the fire temple first and then the tower of silence. There are 2 towers and we hiked to the bigger one. From the top you can see how is...More

Thank luyenpt
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Zoroastrians still exist but due to the creep of the town to the Towers of Silence they are no longer used. In the olden days the dead were taken up to the hilltop tower and laid out in circles for the vultures to eat...More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can find out how Zoroastrian bury their corpses and why did it start,when and how.very interesting and full of mystery.

Thank omidkyasattourguid
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ruins, the desert and the mountains are really beautiful, and the history is interesting. You can get there easily by getting a cheap taxi. If you go during sunset, it will be even more remarkeable!

Thank yisman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

better to visit during sunset and climb up to the top to enjoy the major breakthrough. toilet is clean. suggested to stay for 2 hours.

Thank Kwok Hei W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to the city of Yadz, the Tower of silence are two small hills whose top is a hole where Zoroastrian dead people were left to be eaten by vultures. There are also small ancient desert houses used by Zoroastrian people in the past. It's...More

Thank Francesco B
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Used by Zoroastrians for excarnation, steepish climb up to the top but worth it. The place is steeped in history, places like this have been used for over 2500 years. Eerie spooky feel if you think back to what happened here

Thank Antonyh1952
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This place has a unique history. For reaching there you need to take taxi and it takes 20 minutes. If you can climb one of the two towers, you will find a big hole on the top where used to be a place for putting...More

1  Thank Amirafshar M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very special historical place. Several small houses at ground level. Climb up to the top, bones are in the hole. The view from the top is board and nice.

Thank floipy
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Dont miss the whole storie of this place as it makes it so unique and special. Going up is essential to see the whole place. also it gives good views around. There is very strong energy there. going up to one of towers is rather...More

Thank very-sunny
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