Yazd is one of the most popular and beloved destinations in Iran which is located in the middle of the Iranian plateau, 270 km southeast of Esfahan
It is almost impossible to find a traveler who leaves Iran without visiting magical Yazd! Therefore it is a “don’t miss” and “must see” destination. Yazd is known as the “City of Wind catchers” “Bride of the Desert”, “City of Bicycles” and “the City of Sweets”.
The city is considered to be of the old cities of Iran and one of the best desert cities. It is the first raw adobe city and the second historical city in the world after Venice in Italy. Due to a history of over 3,000 years, this city was recorded in UNESCO World Heritage in 2017.
Yazd is the city of different cultures and religions and its cultural inhabitants live peacefully together. This city is sister to the cities of Homs in Syria, Jaszbereny in Hungary, Nizwa in Oman, Jakarta the capital of Indonesia, Holguin in Cuba and Yeosu in South Korea.The historic city of Yazd attests to the ongoing efforts of the hardworking people of desert over the course of its long history. In order to overcome the harsh nature of desert, locals have resorted to ingenious innovations resulting in the introduction of magnificent architectural and urban planning masterpieces to the world.
Although Yazd is the cradle of art, its residents are most skilled in the art of life; living and struggling to live through interaction with the merciless desert environment. As a matter of fact, the art of these people is to transform restrictions into possibilities; the art of recognition, recognizing human and nature; the art of taming a brutal nature and turning it into an environment full of vitality and serenity appropriate for living and creating. One of the oldest cities on Earth, rising from the desert plains is Yazd, Iran’s most exotic cities and will have you entranced from the moment you step foot into its legendary old town.