The glory of Iranian architecture has reached its peak in the design and function of dovecotes, which, in its own way is an interesting example of Iranian ingenuity. Dovecotes, are one of the notable measures taken for agriculture on the Iranian plateau and it shows the summit of thought and architecture of a people who shelter and protect pigeons against birds of prey and other animals, while using their excrements to fertilize their farmlands, without harming the environment and farming. Dovecotes acted as impregnable fortress against the enemies of the pigeons; which were not few. The economic function of dovecotes is evident for everyone, since these places used to be known as the factories of the finest fertilizers in the world. Pigeon towers can be known as one of the interesting examples of the ingenuity of the farmers of these regions and the positive interaction between man and nature.
Dovecotes or dovecots, which are also called Kabutarkhan (literally: pigeon inn!), are old structure usually built in a cylindrical shape. Dovecote Tower of Mobarakeh Isfahan is one of the most beautiful dovecotes of Iran, which has been constructed during the Pahlavi era and has been registered in the list of Iran’s national heritage on May 10, 2007 (Registration number: 19072).