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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
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
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
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