Yazd Tourist Attractions : Chak Chak

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CHAK CHAK

Attraction Type Zoroastrian
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Meaning Drip Drip in Farsi, is believed to be the place where Nikbanu, the Sassanian princess fled in AD637 after the Arab invasion. Short of water, she threw here staff at the cliff and water began dripping out.

Chak Chak attracts thousands of pilgrims for an annual Zoroastrian festival between 14 and 18 June.

This is the most important Zoroastrian site in Iran, about 72km northwest of Yazd.

The Pir-e-Sabz Fire Temple cut into the cliff-side at the top has a wonderfull brass door that's embossed with the likeness of Zoroaster.


Address : 72km Northwest of Yazd

 


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