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Yazd Province

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Yazd is known as the first adobe city and the second historical city in the world. People living in Yazd speak Persian language with some dialectal differences with so many beautiful Persian words and compounds in their dialect. The city of Yazd is also called "Dar al-Ebadah"(city of religious people), "Dar al-Elm and Dar al-Amal"(city of science and work), "Shahr Badgirha"(city of windcatchers), and city of fire and the sun. In different rural and urban areas of Yazd, special dishes are prepared, including bean soup, vinegar soup, and wheat soup.

Geography

With an area of about 74493 square kilometers, Yazd is the fourth largest province in the country located in the central part of the Iranian plateau on the edge of Lut desert. Yazd has 10 cities (Yazd, Abarkooh, Ardakan, Bafgh, Taft, Khatam, Sadough, Mehriz and Meybod), 20 districts and 51 villages. It shares border with Semnan in the northwest, Isfahan in the west, and Fars in the southwest.

Customs

Yazd, like other provinces of the country, has many rituals and customs, the most interesting of which is related to Ashura. Many tourists go to Yazd on those days to see mourning ceremonies. The clothing of the people is now more like that of other cities and villages of Iran, but the residents of some villages still wear their traditional clothes.

Handicrafts and Food

In addition to textile products, special types of sweets are also prepared, which are very popular all over Iran and even in all parts of the world. The important sweets of Yazd that are considered as souvenirs are Baklava, Qottab, pastry with coconut, almond, pistachio, and walnut flavor and all kinds of delicious sweets. In different rural and urban areas of Yazd, special dishes are prepared, including bean soup, vinegar soup, and wheat soup.

 

Tourist Attractions

Yazd has many historical places, some of the most important ones are Historic City of YazdPahlavanpour Garden, Amir Chaghmaq complex, the grand Mosque of Yazd, Old Faraj Mosque, Seyyed Rokn al-Din Tomb, Zoroastrian Tower of Silence, Zoroastrian Fire Temple (Yazdan), Dowlat Abad Garden, the First World Safe Box, Wind Catchers, Abarkooh Gonbad-e Ali, Abarkooh Cypress, Kheirabad Complex, Abarkooh Mosque, and etc.

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Lariha House

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Alexander's Prison

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Farafar Gate

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Jame Mosque of Abarkuh

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Pigeon Tower of Meybod

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