Alexander’s Prison or Ziyaeieh School


Fahadan District

Ziyaeieh School better known as Alexander’s Prison is a monument in Yazd, which is believed to have been built at the time of Alexander’s attack on th...

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Amir Chakhmaq Complex


Salman-e-Farsi Blvd

The Amir ChaKhmaq Complex was built by Yazd governor Amir Jalaleddin Chakhmaq and his wife during the Timurid dynasty (15th-16th century CE). The comp...

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Dakhme


Shahidan Ashraf Blvd

Dakhme is a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence located on top of a mountain of the same name in Yazd. Zoroastrians believe that physical and spiritual co...

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Dowlatabad Garden


Iranshahr Blvd

Dowlatabad Garden is one of the famous gardens of Yazd which enshrines a number of structures including a house dating back to the Afsharid (1736–1796...

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Dowlatabad Wind Tower


Dowlat Abad Garden‌

The Dowlatabad Wind Tower (badgir), presumably the world's tallest, is said to be 260 years old and about 33 meters high. It is surrounded by intricat...

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Heidarzadeh's Museum of Coin and Anthropology


Fahadan District

Arabzadeh House is a Qajar era (1785–1925) residence located in the old texture of Yazd. This mansion is sometimes also referred to as the Fahadan Hou...

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Imamzadeh Jafar


Imamzadeh Jafar Blvd

Imamzadeh Jafar is the mausoleum of one of the descendants of the prophet (PBUH) who lived in the Buyid Era (934–1062). The mausoleum has a tiled dome...

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Khan Bath


Mosala St

Khan Bath in Yazd was built in 1798 by the then governor of Yazd Mohammad Taqi Khan Bafqi. The bathhouse includes a changing room (sarbineh), a hot ch...

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Lariha House


Imam Khomeini St., Fahadan St.

The Lari House of Yazd is a Qajar era (1785–1925) mansion located in the historical Fahadan Neighborhood. Fahadan is the oldest neighborhood in the ci...

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Sabat


Sabat is a unique architectural feature of Iranian desert cities and particularly Yazd. With their vaulted ceilings, these passages combine light and...

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Shesh Badgir Ab Anbar


Darvazeh Ghasabha

The Shesh Badgir Anbar (Six-wind towered cistern) was built in 1834 during the Qajar era (1781–1925). Water reservoirs, or 'Ab Anbars' as they are nat...

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Wind Towers


Wind Towers (Badgir) are important elements in traditional Iranian architecture, providing natural air-conditioning in hot, dry and humid climates for...

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Yazd Jame Mosque


Yazd Jame St

The Yazd Jame Mosque was originally built in the 12th century. This masterpiece of Iranian and Islamic architecture was built on the ruins of an ancie...

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Zoroastrian Fire Temple


Ayatollah Khashani St.

The Yazd Fire Temple is one of the most sacred Zoroastrian places of worship in Iran. The holy fire in this Atash Behram (Fire of Victory) Temple has...

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