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Pigeon Tower

Old Post Office, Meybod, Iran
+98 913 850 1936
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this dovecote tower belongs to Qajar time ( 1800s AD) & located just near the Narin Castle ( around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mohsen p
,
Tehran, Iran
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Pigeon tower is a tower, created for pigeons. Why all pigeons should be placed in one tower? Since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shimnik
,
Delft, The Netherlands
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LOCATION
Old Post Office, Meybod, Iran
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+98 913 850 1936
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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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
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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 Aivars B
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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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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Fortunately the ticket is only 1 💶, It’s an amazing place where they gather natural agricultural fertilizer by the help of pigeons. An interesting point is it’s great architecture using a circular pattern in order to stop snakes trying to enter the tower

Thank Shekoofeh J
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

One of the biggest pigeon towers in Iran is located in Meybod. It's a well-preserved tower with the capacity of 4000 pigeons.

Thank Ali J
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stopped by here on the way to Chak Chak. This pigeon apartment is not only interesting and valuable as building but also very picturesque inside. Lots of pegion apartment houses in raw in tall tower. The idea is this... keep pigeons here so that...More

1  Thank MizuhoK
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Pigeon tower is the best and cute place in Meybod and one the best place in Iran or world.U can see many holes for each pigeon.

Thank Ahmad T
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