Why Yazd Tourism
Lying in the heart of Iran's desert of Kavir-e Markazi on one hand and resting on the mountainside of Shirkou with a height of 4075 meters above the sea level on the other hand makes the city of Yazd enjoy the dramatic change in temperature. Spending about an hour traveling a distance of at least two kilometers makes each tourist aware of the palpable change in temperature up to 40°.
Although nature is less generous with the dese people here always persevere in their efforts to bring me a vivacity, our ancestors began working in hot sunshine to create life. The architectural masterpieces all recount the story of diligent people who never abandoned their work even if the weather was not favorable. Yazd is a perfect example of the genius and creativity of desert people in the face of a harsh nature.
Multicultural identity of Yazd
Different parts of Yazd city have various religious and non-religious buildings that have remained during the past years. These religious buildings include mosques, Hosseiniye, Holyshrines, tombs, synagogues, and Zoroastrian fire temples. Also, non-religious buildings that have religious-cultural roots such as water reservoirs, baths, Qanats, schools, caravanserais, and bazaars are a complement to the first part.
Yazd in theTravelogue
Yazd is the most famous city of Kavir, a city with hospitable people who understand the situation of passengers in the hot desert very well. With its winding alleys, a huge amount of badgirs or windcatchers, adobe houses, and charming places to stay, Yazd is a 'don't miss it' destination. On a flat plain surrounded by mountains, the city is wedged between the north of Dasht-e Kavir and the south of Dasht-e Lut, and is every inch a desert city.
Architectural and Natural Attractions of Yazd
Yazd is one of the most attractive and beautiful desert cities in Iran. A collection of the most beautiful and dazzling effects of architecture - history - culture and art - and nature has made this city the most attractive desert city in Iran. As you walk through the narrow alleys of the city, the long shadows of the clay walls intoxicate you with the scent of spring flowers.