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The Chahar Taqi (four arch) structure of Kheyrabad is the ruins of a Sassanid (226-651 CE) Fire Temple. The structure is made of limestone and stone. The domed sanctuary is where the fire altar of the temple once stood.

Some scholars believe that the structure is attributed to the founder of the Sassanid dynasty Ardashir I (180-242) the Unifier, who following his final victory against Artabanus V of Parthia (191-224) built several memorials in this region. According to French archeologist, architect and historian André Godard (1881-1965), the structure was built along the ancient Persian Royal Road.

Chahar Taqi sustained damages due to rainfall and earthquakes and was renovated in 2011. The structure was registered as a National Heritage Site in 1948.

Kheyrabad Chahar Taqi

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