Zoroastrian Fire Temple

The Yazd Atash Behram, also known as Atashkadeh-e Yazd, is a Zoroastrian fire temple in Yazd, Yazd province, Iran. It enshrines the Atash Bahram, meaning “Victorious Fire”, dated to 470 AD. It is one of the nine Atash Bahrams, the only one of the highest-grade fires in ancient Iran where ...
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Water Museum

Yazd water museum was set up in 2000 in the wake of the first international conference on Qanat in Yazd. The museum building has once been a merchant’s house, named Kolahduz-ha, built in 1929. This Museum displays the tool, techniques used for the past 4000 years in Iran in creating ...
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Towers of silence

A Dakhma, also called a Tower of Silence, is a circular, raised structure built by Zoroastrians for excarnation – that is, for dead bodies to be exposed to carrion birds, usually vultures. Zoroastrian exposure of the dead is first attested in the mid-5th century BC Histories of Herodotus, but the ...
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Shirkooh Mountain

Shirkooh Mountain which means Lion Mountain-, is part of a group of mountains which encircles the west side of central desert of Iran known as (Dashte Kavir). Shirkouh, Barfkhaneh and Asemankooh are the most famous summit in that area, which are located in the south part of Yazd city. Ascent ...
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Sadri Garden

Sadri's garden is a late Zand work and is located in Taft, Imam Khomeini Street, Golbadan Bagh. This work has been registered as one of Iran's national monuments on December 5, 2009 ...
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Nabati Cave

Nabati Cave is located 60 km northwest of Taft city and near Nodushen historical and beautiful village. In this beautiful cave column of stalagmites and stalactites and natural shrines as well as cauliflower crystals in different corridors are created. The Bride of Yazd, as it’s so often referred to as, ...
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Kharanaq

Kharanaq also known as Khowrāneq is a village in Rabatat Rural District, Kharanaq District, Ardakan County, Yazd Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 433, in 133 families. The town and its minaret have become a minor tourist attraction ...
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Jameh Mosque of Yazd

The Jāmeh Mosque of Yazd is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Yazd city, within the Yazd Province of Iran. The mosque is depicted on the obverse of the Iranian 200 rials banknote. History The 12th-century mosque is still in use today. It was first built under Ala'oddoleh Garshasb of ...
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