Visit Yazd, Iran Travel Guide: Yazd Known as Brides of the Desert and also is center of Zoroastrian cultures in Iran. The city is located some 175 miles southeast of Isfahan. Yazd has a population of over a half million Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd is an architecturally unique city. It is also known in Iran for the high quality of its handicrafts, especially silk weaving, and its sweet shops.
Travel to Iran to visit Yazd and find what to see in Yazd: Your Travel Plan this time takes you to Yazd; the city is definitely a Zoroastrian center of Iran. Yazd is well worth to visit in few days and you should include your tours and itinerary to visit Yazd and surrounded towns like: Visit Yazd and meybod, visit Ardakan, Visit Kharanagh, and Visit Chak-Chak.
Amir Chakhmagh is the name of a complex in Yazd which is included a Bazaar, Hosseyniye (bigger than mosque and people use it for religious porpuse), Amir Chakhmagh mosque and a fine water reservoir; Amir chakhmagh mosque was built by order of Jalal-od din rulers of Yazd
Badgir or wind catcher is a traditional Persian architectural device used for many centuries to create natural ventilation in buildings, Badgir also windcatcher or also wind tower used in Central Iran because of much differences between day and night tempratures, ranging from cool to extremely hot, and the air tends to be very dry all day long. Most buildings are constructed of very thick ceramics with extremely high insulation values towns centered on desert oases tend to be packed very closely together with high walls and ceilings relative to Western architecture, maximizing shade at ground level. The heat of direct sunlight is minimized with small windows that do not face the sun. Visit badgirs of Yazd, visit Wind catchers of Yazd
Tower of Silent also called Dakhme is a name of circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrian for exposure the dead bodies, according to what Zoroastrian Believes dead bodies should not Buried but should leave inside these circular towers to which vultures can pick the dead bodies and in this case they could help environment after dead, this traditions is not used anymore in Iran and Yazd. Visit Tower of Silent, Visit Dakhmeye Khamoosh
Jameh Mosque of Yazd is the magnificent, congregational mosque that you can visit in Yazd, The mosque was built in the 12th century and has Extreme Azari Style, Jameh Mosque of Yazd is still in use today. It was first built under Al-e Bouyeh dynasty. The mosque was largely rebuilt between 1324 and 1365, and is one of the outstanding 14th century buildings of Iran. Visit Jameh Mosque in Yazd
The beautiful Rokn-od din dome in Yazd was built in early 13th Century and is the burial place of Rokn-od din mohammad ghazi who was one of the notable scholars of Yazd, the interior designs of monument has mosaic and tile workings as well as stucco works, the exterior view of dome is a deep blue which is appear from any sides of old quarters of Yazd, the rokn-od din dome is located next to Jameh mosque of Yazd
The Alexanders prison (Zia’eeye School), which was neither built by Alexander the great nor a prison, but represents a School Dome and its dates back to 15th century and located in Fahadan district in Yazd.
Tomb of the 12 Imam’s, The early- 11th-century brick Tomb of the 12 Imams is almost next door to Alexander's Prison, name of the monument is because of references of names of 12 Shia Imam’s depict around the interior space.
Zoroastrian fire temple, or Zoroastrian House in Yazd, this place was built by Iranain Zoroastrian in early 20th century with Cooperations of Indian's Zoroastrian's. inside the fire temple there is a eternal flame which was burning since 15.00 Years ago, the entrance of the Zoroastrian House is guarded by Faravahar in fine blue tiles works