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Zoroastrian's heritage in Rey district - Tehran

Ostoodan(Stodan)
 
 
 
Tower of Silence
Zoroastrian's cemetery
 
 
 
 
Holy hole(Crypt)
Over Rey district
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dakhmeh
Crypt( Tomb)
 
Ghale gabry
Gabry forts
 
 
 
coins Before islamic era( faces of persian Kings)
Here is Tower of Silence or Ostoodan( stodan): circular building where the zorostians lay bodies of their deads
Oldness of this Ostoodan is more than 2000 years.
They believed that the deads would spoil 4 holy ingredients of the world such as wind water fire and soil so they lay their dead bodies here and gave them to the birds.
After birds ate meats they put bones inside of those tombs

And that forts is located inside of Rey district.


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