Yazd City

The city of Yazd is located to the north of Ardestan, to the south of Taft in the east of Bafq and to the west of Esfahan province.
Yazd
The city of Yazd is located to the north of Ardestan, to the south of Taft in the east of Bafq and to the west of Esfahan province. Yazd is the center of the province and is located 689 kilometer from Tehran. It is located in an extensive valley facing the desert. Consequently, its weather is hot and arid in summer and cold in winter, which are some specifications of the weather of this territory.

In the 5th century AH.coinciding with the settlement of the sons of Abu-Jafar Kakoo in Yazd, the development of this city began, and the walls of Yazd were constructed. The Atabakans, took an interest in development of the city of Yazd constructed many schools and mosques. During the Al-Mozaffar era many villages and underground canals were constructed. During the Mongol invasion many scholars and artists of the 7th and 8th century settled in this city for more protection. They chose this city as a center for their scientific and artistic activities.

At that time many mosques and schools were built. Several monasteries (praying sites of the Sufis) in the city reveals that this region was considered to be a shelter for Sufis and Gnostics. Some of the monasteries like those of Sheikh Ali Soleiman in Bidakhid, the monastery and mosque of Sheikh Dada in Bonder Abad and the monastery of Sheikh Ahmad Fahadan in Yazd are still present today. Furthermore, the city of Yazd has various historical sites in charming deserted areas worth visiting.
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Amir Chakhmaq Shami and his wife, Seti Fatimeh built this square, in the 9th century AH. Hadji Qanbar Bazaar on the east side of the square was one of the buildings ...
Khan School in Yazd comprises of a large and a small school. The small school has been built by Mohammad Taqi Khan son of Mirza Mohammad Baqer Bafqi known as great ...
Category: Mosques
This magnificent building is graced with a tiled entrance portal (one of the tallest in Iran), flanked by two 48m-high minarets and adorned with inscriptions from ...
Dolatabad Garden in YAZD is regarded as one of the sites worth visiting due to its landscape and rich architectural pattern which exemplifies the diversity of Persian ...
Haj Kazem Rasoulian Qajari House was built under the order of late "Haj Mirza Kazem Rasoulian" by Master "Mohammad Hassan Mohammad Rahim" in 1904.
Category: Museums
Zoroastrians History and Culture Museum (Also known as Markar Museum) in Yazd is located close to Markar Square and the Varahram Fire Temple. This museum has exhibits ...
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