Yazd

Yazd

city: Yazd
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Dowlat-Abad-Garden

Dowlat Abad Garden 

This garden is home to the tallest wind catcher of Iran and embraces all the elements of a delightful garden with its beautiful trees, gardening elements, unique irrigation method, and the architecturally amazing building in its center. 
Dowlat Abad Garden is inscribed as a World Heritage Site under the title of “The Persian Garden”,

 

Amir-Chakhmaq-Complex

  Amir Chakhmaq Complex 

In Amir Chakhmaq square in Yazd, there is a prominent structure with notable carved alcoves. This architectural masterpiece is composed of a mosque, a caravanserai, a bathhouse, a cold water well, and a confectionery. On the opposite side of this complex, the Yazd Water Museum is located.

 

Jama Mosque of Yazd

  Jama Mosque of Yazd

The congregational mosque of Yazd has the highest minarets of Iran, but that’s not their only distinguishing feature; In Islamic architecture, the right place for the minarets is in either sides of the dome, but the high minarets of Jame mosque of Yazd (measuring 52 meters high) are apart from the dome which proves how the mosque has been constructed in the course of time. 

 

Atash-Behram

  The Zoroastrians Fire Temple 

A fire temple in Zoroastrianism is the place of worship for Zoroastrians. The Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Yazd, also called Bahram Ateshkadeh, was built in 1934 and is Iran’s only temple housing Atash Bahram (Victorious Fire). Above the entrance, there are three inscriptions which describe the essence of Zoroastrians “Good deeds, Good thoughts, Good words”.

 

Towers-of-Silence

  Towers of Silence

A Dakhma or the tower of silence is a circular, raised structure built by Zoroastrians for excarnation. This practice has been used traditionally by Zoroastrians, though it has become less common in recent times.
 

 

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