Zoroaster's Dokhma or Tower of Silence :
Keyword Dokhma ( Dokhma word meanings in different Academies, like many basement dead, house basement for the dead, graves and cemeteries are Zoroastrians )
15 km southeast of Yazd and Sfayyh around the region, the tall mountain precipitation and low mountains known as Dokhma, two circular stone building with a tower like hollow space is located in the cellar or the court is known as Zoroastrians. Older one called Mankjy Hatrya and another that is newer is the name of the famous Golestan Qajar period is related . Golestan cellar 25 meters in diameter and height of the wall is 6 meters from the surface of the hill. Mankjy cellar also has a diameter of 15 meters.
( يزد - دخمه زرتشتيان )
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Noel_Byrne (26543) 2013-11-28 0:31
Interesting building and note, I always love to learn the history of these places in your notes. Its amazing, this place looks like it has grown from the rock, a work of construction that is so well integrated into its surroundings, and with a fascinating history.
Thanks as always
MGHPARSI (805) 2013-11-29 4:52
Very Attractive and A nice view.The point of View and the people are Very Nice in the picture.