Founded in the deserts of Dasht-e Kevir and Dasht-e Lut, Yazd is a town easy to pick out with its adobe buildings set in the midst of salty lakes. In the town centre, the gateway to the Shahar Suq bazaar with its three rows of arcades stacked one on top of the other and its two minarets. Nearby, you will find the Mir Shakhmaq and Vaght-o-Sa'at mosques. In the northern neighbourhood, do not miss the 14th century blue Friday Mosque with its high and narrow hall adorned with stalactites. Yazd has a Zoroastrian temple, the sacred fire burns there permanently.