Cultural Heritage

Yazd, Desertic Rural & Urban Culture

Yazd, Persia

Explore identifying Persian architecture in interior and exterior design of buildings, traditional houses, well-decorated temples by Zoroastrians, cathedrals, synagogues, mosques and city construction in terms of urbanism at the heart of the desert in Yazd.

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Meybod county, exploring a region which was Mozaffarid dynasty capital and widely known in terms of architecture and handicrafts in the north part of Yazd.

Meybod county

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Dowlat Abad Garden, having a pleasing gathering in a calm atmosphere around the highest wind-catcher in the world with a peculiar architecture.

Dowlat Abad Garden

Zoroastrians Fire Temple, which is continuously burning for around 2500 years.

Zoroastrians Fire Temple

Amir Chakhmagh Complex with its gorgeous balanced submerged alcoves in the Tekyeh and historical mosque.

Amir Chakhmagh Complex

Khan Bath in Khan complex is a cosy location with Yazdi style of architecture in Shah Neshin (King Seat ) and Khazineh (Water reservoir) of the bath.

Khan Bath

Kharanagh village, experiencing mountainous district in heart of desert with exceptional architecture in Kharanagh Castle, Caravansarai and Menar Jonban.

Kharanagh village

How to Get There

By Plain:

There is no international airline flights available close to the city of Yazd, so you need to take a flight into one of the International Airports, then take a drive to Yazd.

The best option is:

Isfahan International Airport (IFN), 300 km To Yazd.

When to Visit

Yazd is a city located at the centre of Persia desert area, so to feel comfortable and enjoy most of the attractions spring, autumn and winter are highly recommended as a touristic period of Yazd. It mostly marks as gentle weather since the beginning of March to the end of April and suitable for tourists since the end of September to the end of December.

How to Visit

Yazd itself as a Unesco World Heritage takes long walks to discover, not only the tangible cultural attractions such as local districts, traditional houses, Zoroastrians fire temples and mosques, but also need deep surf over intangible cultural facts such as culinary art, Handicrafts (Termeh), zourkhaneh (Pahlevani Rituals) and desertic lifestyle. It seems that visiting Yazd requires more than three days of walking tours.

Visit

Yazd, Desertic Rural & Urban Culture

Hours                                     Pricing

Maybod county,

24 Hours                                                                Free of Charge

Dowlat Abad Garden,

08:00 A.M – 11:00 P.M                                             200.000 IRR

Zoroastrians Fire Temple,

08:00 A.M – 09:00 P.M                                             200.000 IRR

Amir Chakhmagh Complex,

08:00 A.M – 09:00 P.M                                             300.000 IRR

Khan Bath,

09:00 A.M – 11:00 P.M                                             200.000 IRR

Lariha House,

08:00 A.M – 07:00 P.M                                          200.000 IRR

Kharanagh village,

24 Hours                                                                Free of Charge

Note: Due to especial holidays the sites would be closed.

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