ZURKHANEH POLAD, SHIRAZ, IRAN

Zurkhaneh Polad is one of the oldest in Iran. Zurkhaneh comes from khaneh which refers to a building and zur which means strength. Imagine a place where you are training yourself with live music and praying. 

Alireza is cleaning the place before the arrivals of the eldest. Per tradition, the youngest and the beginners perform domestic tasks.