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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Zoorkhaneh and Varzeshe-Pahlevani

Varzeshe-Pahlevani (Varzeshe-Bastani) is an Iranian sport that dates back to ancient Persia. It is a combination of martial arts, strength training and music. Way before bodybuilding, Persians used to practice weightlifting in Zoorkhaneh. We can see this tradition present in ancient Iranian stories. In the epic of Rustam, the hero of Shahnameh (a poetic masterpiece [...]
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