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Amazing building

We were introduced to this place by the driver when we enquired about this unique architecture. Was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cheahlau
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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
raadina
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Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were introduced to this place by the driver when we enquired about this unique architecture. Was amazed by the pigeon holes inside, and wondered on what a job it is to collect the pigeon droppings. Worth visiting, walk up the tower as it is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cheahlau
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

It is a well designed tower which preparing a lot of nests for pigeons. From archtectory aspect it is wonderfull. All the structure is built by sun dried bricks only.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aidinv
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank raadina
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mohsen22p
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 :)

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jr87traveller
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jurgen B
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