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The Architecure of Meybod Pigeon Tower

Before we enter the building, the first thing that catches our eyes is façade of the building which... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Experience730699
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Yazd, Iran
Beautiful architecture

This place is amazing , the architecture is so interesting , a nice environment for the pigeons to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taffoolie
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Paris, France
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Old Post Office, Meybod, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing , the architecture is so interesting , a nice environment for the pigeons to rest and eat and they use their poo as fertilizer for the plant

Thank Taffoolie
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Before we enter the building, the first thing that catches our eyes is façade of the building which is decorated with smooth plaster. Interestingly, this smooth plaster around the wall were to prevent snakes from slithering up into the tower. In this pigeon tower ,...More

Thank Experience730699
Reviewed 29 July 2018

it had three floors with more than 4000 holes in the walls for pigeon, the holes are in the same shape and inside the building is cool and well ventilated.

Thank Mot L
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We stopped here on the way out of Meybod. It is a big tower that houses pigeons. In the past, pigeons were used for transferring communications between posts on the Persian empire and the bird poo was a great source of fertiliser. There are plenty...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 18 May 2018

this dovecote tower belongs to Qajar time ( 1800s AD) & located just near the Narin Castle ( around 800 meter ) . Dovecote towers where used throughout Iran to collect the pigeon & dove’s dung ( manure ) which is a very useful fertilizer...More

Thank mohsen p
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Pigeon tower is a tower, created for pigeons. Why all pigeons should be placed in one tower? Since back then farmers did not have fertilizers, they used pigeons dung in the fields :)

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Great spot for pictures. Its just a tower to gain pigeon poo to fertilize the land, but its sooo great structure that if nobody would tell us, we would not thing to go to visit it

Thank JD D
Reviewed 12 April 2018

An unexpected highlight of this town! I might have missed it, but I am very glad I didn't! Shiraz also has buildings like this one.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This was finally something worth the money you pay for the entrance. Nothing interesting from the outside but the insides are amazing. Highly reccomended!

Thank AivarsB4
Reviewed 24 March 2018

The interiors are so amazing i haven't seen like that before so unique. pigeon tower concept is to use the pigeons poop as fertilizer for their crops during the earlier times. now it is just a tourist spot

Thank jill-explore
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