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The Ancient Cypress Tree of Abarkouh

Introduction When you think about the oldest biological creatures alive in the world, you may consider bacteria which in some cases have been frozen and alive for 500,000 years. Although some scientists believe that in order to be considered the oldest, there should be a continuous metabolism in that creature and bacteria cheat nature with [...]
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Cafe Fooka

Fooka Cafe, located in Masjed Jame Street (link) is a nice mixture of tradition and modernity. Mud-dried bricks, a couple of domes and traditional Persian colorful windows go hand in hand with the modern decor. An old gramophone, an antique motorcycle and a wall decorated with tree stumps can be seen as you enter the [...]
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Masjed Jame Street

After spending the whole day visiting all the beautiful sites offered by Yazd, now it’s time to relax and rest. In the night time, there is a place where you can escape the commotion of the city. Since no cars are allowed and nothing can disturb you, Masjed Jame Street, located in the historic part [...]
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Cafe Nardoon, Yazd

Cafe Nardoon, located in Shah Aboul-ghasem neighbourhood of Yazd, is a cute, cosy place to hang out. The name literally translates to “pomegranate seeds” in Persian. The Cafe is designed quite creatively. Their use of Termeh and Jajim on top of the wooden tables and couches is chic and harmonic. In order to make the [...]
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Yazd, The City of Windcatchers

Yazd, The City of Windcatchers. Located 270 km southeast of Isfahan, Yazd is the capital of Yazd province and is currently the 15th largest city in Iran. The name Yazd means “god” in the middle Persian language. The city deserves this name due to its many Zoroastrian fire temples which contain holy fires, one of [...]
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