Unesco Heritage

Yazd, Earthen Heritage

Yazd, Persia

Experience mud-brick Unesco World Heritage in a scale of a city depicts the distinctive structure of urbanism given adaptation with the desert in Yazd, where not only displays the highest wind-catchers but also amaze you with the longest underground aqueduct in the world.


Rigareh Qanat-based Water Mill to investigate how people quench their thirst by constructing qanat underground since 1000 B.C in Persia.

Rigareh Qanat-based Water Mill

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Fahadan area, brick and mud lifestyle with a particular style of construction, where customs and traditions fed the area.

Fahadan area

Yazd Jameh Mosque, where the brilliance of tilling dazzle eyes next to highest minarets in Iran, depicting harmonious craft between Islamic and Persian architecture.

Yazd Jameh Mosque

Pahlavanpur Garden as an identifying Persian garden which is built during the reign of Qajar dynasty with a Zandieh architectural style including bathhouse, summerhouse, kitchen and winter quarter to shape a unique orchards registered as a Unesco World Heritage.

Pahlavanpur Garden

Ice House which feed the counties with Sufficient Ice reminded from winter to summer based on an evaporation engineering masterpiece since 1000 B.C.

Ice House

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 the 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.


Yazd, Earthen Heritage

Hours                                     Pricing

Fahadan area,

24 Hours                                                                Free of Charge

Yazd Saabats,

24 Hours                                                                Free of Charge

Yazd Jameh Mosque,

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

Pahlavanpur Garden,

08:00 A.M – 09:30 P.M                                          200.000 IRR

Rigareh Qanat-based Water Mill,

24 Hours                                                                Free of Charge

Ice House,

09:00 A.M – 07:00 P.M                                           Free of Charge

Dowlat Abad Garden,

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

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

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