Ani: Ruins of a Fire Temple
Bisotun: Shows a winged figure, that is generally identified as Ahura Mazda of Zoroastrian belief (Bradt guide to Iran, 2014 edition)
Echmiatsin and Zvartnots: Remains of a Zoroastrian fire-altar have been found directly beneath the main altar of the Echmiadzin Cathedral
Pasargadae: Fire-temples have been found
Persepolis: Host of the ancient Zoroastrian festival, Norouz
Persian Garden: "Symbolic of the creation of Eden as well as the four Zoroastrian elements of sky, earth, water and plants" (AB)
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape: Includes bas relief depicting Ardashir’s investiture by Ohrmazd, the Zoroastrian creator God. Plus remains of fire temples
Silk Roads: the co-existence of many religions (as well as many ethnic groups) along the corridor including Zoroastrianism, the main religion of the Sogdians of Zhetysu region (AB ev)
Takht-e Soleyman: citadel includes the remains of a Zoroastrian fire temple
Taxila: The Jandial Temple is thought to be the remains of a Zoroastrian Temple dedicated to Ahurumazda
Walled City of Baku: Two 17th century Zoroastrian fire temples
Yazd: Includes the Zoroastrian district
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Zoroastrianism?
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