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Yazd Jameh Mosque

Yazd Jameh Mosque is the grand, congregational mosque of Yazd city, within the Yazd Province of Iran.  The 12th-century mosque is still in use today. It was first built under Ala'oddoleh Garshasb of the Al-e Bouyeh dynasty. The mosque was largely rebuilt between 1324 and 1365, and is one of the outstanding 14th century buildings of Iran. According to the historians, the mosque was [...]
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Yazd Water Museum

Yazd Water Museum: Yazd is a dry city which is located in the desert, and one of the major issues was getting water, so much so that it has a museum dedicated to explaining how it was obtained. This museum will explain all about qanat, an elaborate tunnel system used to extract groundwater. The tunnels [...]
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Dolat Abad Garden

A paradise in the middle of the desert. Dolat Abad Garden located in Rajaii Street, Yazd, is 7,000 square meters of heaven on earth. Dolat Abad Qanat was specifically dug to supply water for this garden. Some special individuals have touched the history of Dolat Abad. The most famous one is Karim Khan Zand, the [...]
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The Ancient Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, Yazd, Iran

Nowadays Zoroastrians are among the religious minorities in Iran, with a huge history though. That’s why there are stunning tracks of them in different parts of the country. Dakhmeh-ye Zartoshtiyan in Yazd is one of these tracks. These structures are also known as the mute towers of Yazd and more popularly, The Towers of Silence. […]

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Varham Fire Temple (Zoroastrian Fire Temple)

Varham Fire Temple was built in 1313 by Iranian and Indian Persian Zoroastrians. This building was settled in the center of a garden, a circular pool in the yard added to its beauty. The fire settled in a highest place in the building and these are some rooms for praying in the building, too. Its [...]
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