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Don't mess with these men

You can find this place just after the Amir Chaqmargh square. These strongmen ranges from the young... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Zurkhane which literally means the house of strength is a place for men to practice a form of... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Farzad K
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“gymnastics”(4 reviews)
“drummer”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Salman-e Farsi | Near Amir Chakhmaq Square, Yazd, Iran
+98 913 157 3319
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

You can find this place just after the Amir Chaqmargh square. These strongmen ranges from the young to the old and they show their battle-readiness by swinging heavy clubs, doing fancy footwork and doing sets with bows. There is a drummer/ singer who channels the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Zurkhane which literally means the house of strength is a place for men to practice a form of Persian martial arts. It is located in an ally-way just north of Amir Chakhmagh Square. It is open to tourists and not only can you observe this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Farzad K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We dropped in to this complex on the off chance something would be happening. A couple of young blokes were training and they were happy to put on a show for us. The different activities that make up this sport were very interesting to watch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 9 May 2018

if you have time make sure you stop to watch this curious workout routine! nothing like you've ever seen before. even though the audience gets over crowded, still worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pannaanna
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The demonstration is really worth it. It takes +- 45 minutes. You can see the water tank below too. The tea etc they offer you has the be paid in the end but is as inexpensive as everywhere

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 28 January 2018

in the evening we went there , it was over crowded and noisy but guys in the middle were doing a very nice performance after that we went under the stage which was a underground water reservoir

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Default874102018
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We came to see the water reservoir in the morning, and didn't know what is this strange place with strange objects. But the owner showed us everything (how to use each of them), and it amazed us. Never seen a sport like it, something at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Katia S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

It is very nice to see this sport in this place. The music is so good and the men do the sport very professionally.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ahmad-Tavakoli
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Only for if you like watching average skilled gymnastics.. some push-ups and swinging with the bats.. no handstands or flips or anything cool.. ah well maybe i expected too much.. btw tea and coffee costs as much as the entrance fee (50.000 rials)

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Impressive "sports" training session. Full with traditions, and they really seem to do it for themselves, not for the tourists. In Nov 2017 they had a session at 4.30pm, 5.30pm and 7pm. 50.000 Rial entrance, absolutely worth it. ps: Don't miss the down part of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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