The New Fire Temple of Kerman

Fire temple as an institution for housing a constantly burning fire goes back to the time of legendary Pishdadian king, Houshang (Hoshang). The current site housing the fire temple of Kerman used by less than 2000 remaining adherents of the Zoroastrian religion in that ancient Iranian city was dedicated for that purpose in early 20th century. An older temple built at that site houses a wood burning fire.

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