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Pir-e Sabz Chak Chak

| Kharanaq District, Ardakan County, Chak Chak, Iran
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Zoroastrian temple, or maybe better said cave,... its very old, long hike up the mountain. Its wet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JD D
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Chak Chak, Yazd One of the Zoroastrian Temples

Chak Chak (Persian: چك چك‎ – "Drip-Drip", also Romanized as Chek Chek; also known as Chāhak-e... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DidanihaTravelAgency
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Yazd Province, Iran
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“holy place” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Kharanaq District, Ardakan County, Chak Chak, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zoroastrian temple, or maybe better said cave,... its very old, long hike up the mountain. Its wet on the floor and water dropping from the top.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chak Chak (Persian: چك چك‎ – "Drip-Drip", also Romanized as Chek Chek; also known as Chāhak-e Ardakān and Pir-e Sabz (Persian: پیر سبز‎) "The Green Pir")[1] is a village in Rabatat Rural District, Kharanaq District, Ardakan County, Yazd Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Temple of chek chek or pir-e sabz lies 48 kilometers northeast of yazd on the hillside of a mount with a same name in Ardakan. It is esteemed by Zoroastrians of Iran and the world. They gather there in the end days of June for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chak Chak, which means drip drip, is a holy site for Zoroastrians. There is an annual gathering and celebration when over 1500 followers from around the world visit the site. You can read about the legend of the site online or from the explanation boards...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views, amazing atmosphere . 1800 years the same fire. Huge respect for it. Zoroastrians are really unique people. It is possible to sit next that ancient fire and to meditate, trying to feel it.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The village consists of a pir perched beneath a towering cliff face in the desert of central Iran. It is the most sacred of the mountain shrines of Zoroastrianism. Located near the city of Ardakan in Yazd Province, Chak Chak serves as a pilgrimage point...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Very small cave on the mid level of hill. Need to walk 15mins up. Quite an exercise. U need to take off your shoes to get in the cave. Some pictures and books are in the cave

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Maybe fire temple is not so amazing as it looks likes from the bottom of mountain but view from there is astonishing! One of the best places I have visited in Iran. Must see! I bought in Yazd tour for 50 euro and Chack-Chack was...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Worth the exercise to go to the top of the cave to visit this pilgrimage place. Amazing scenery on the way and view from the cave.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It's a steep climb of many stairs that will get you to the fire temple and the place where the water comes out of the rock. Halfway you will ask yourself why am I doing this. But I found it rewarding what I got to...More

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