Lalesh Temple

Lalesh Temple

Lalish Temple, Iraq, is the only and main temple of Yezidis in the world. The temple belongs to ancient times wherein many archaeologists and historians agree upon the fact that the temple was a part of Sumerian and other ancient Mesopotamian civilizations. Later it became the location of Sheikh Adi bin Musafir's tomb, who is a central figure of the Yazidi faith.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Nineveh Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Yazidi

Later Cultures: Yazidi

Site Features: Yazidi Monuments

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