Yazd

  • 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 ...
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  • Yazd, a centre of Zoroastrian culture located in the centre of Iran, is a wonderful example of desert architecture, with the maze-like streets of the old centre and its mud-brick houses.
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  • The minarets of this 800 eyar old mosque are also among the tallest in Persian architecture
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  • This archaic citadel is known for its being the only three-storied fortress in Yazd province still standing.
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  • After generations of adapting to its desert surroundings, Yezd has established itself as an architecturally unique city.
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  • Dating back to the 12th century, this mosque is a beautiful example of the Azari style of Persian architecture.
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Iran

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.

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