Country > Iran
province > Yazd
Time Zone> IRDT
Population > 582,682
Area >2,479 km²
Jameh Mosque Of Yazd
The Jāmeh Mosque of Yazd is the grand, congregational mosque of Yazd city, within the Yazd Province of Iran. The mosque is depicted on the obverse of the Iranian 200 rials banknote.
Dowlat Abad Garden
The dowlatabad garden is one of the oldest gardens in the city of Yazd. The unique and interesting thing about it is the existence of a 33.8-meter long Windcatcher on the garden mansion, the world’s tallest Windcatcher. The garden is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is considered one of the most valuable attractions in Iran. The garden dates back to the late afshar period when Mohammad Taqi Khan Bafqi, a member of the Yazd dynasty, began to build this beautiful garden.
Fire Temple Of Yazd
Columned Zoroastrian temple built in 1934 with a courtyard & a constant altar fire.
Storied 15th-century domed building & former school, now hosting a museum & handicraft sellers.
Laris’ Mansion and its windcatcher are related to Qajar period and are located beside Kolah Farangi Mansion in Fahadan Neighborhood on Imam Khomeini Street in Yazd. This monument is registered in the list of Iran’s national monuments.
Laris’ Mansion includes six gates with totally desert-specific house architecture.
Museum showcasing the region’s ancient aqueduct construction, featuring tools & technology exhibits.
Amir Chakhmagh Complex
The Amir Chakhmaq Complex is a prominent structure in Yazd, Iran, noted for its symmetrical sunken alcoves. It is a mosque located on a square of the same name. It also contains a caravanserai, a tekyeh, a bathhouse, a cold water well, and a confectionery
Towers of silence yazd
A Dakhma, also called a Tower of Silence, is a circular, raised structure built by Zoroastrians for excarnation – that is, for dead bodies to be exposed to carrion birds, usually vultures