(Varzesh-e bastani or “ancient sport” or “heroic sport”) (2 hours 20 € per person)
Zoorkhaneh is the house of strength not only for the body but also for the soul and spirit. Zoorkhaneh is an Iranian traditional sport club dating back to Zoroastrianism and Mithraism era where the athletes train rigorously with live music playing with Zarb (Persian drum) and poems of Shahnameh, the masterpiece epic book of Ferdowsi.
In Iranian culture Zoorkhaneh is a sacred place where the physical activity is combined by art and literature. Having strong morality, devotion, and honorary manner is as important as having a strong body. Get familiar with this ancient sport with the explanations of our guide about the history and the meanings of the exercises.
It includes an English speaking guide and the entrance fees.