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Old Town, Yazd

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Discover the narrow, labyrinthine alleyways of Old Town, one of the oldest settlements in the world, famed for its historic Persian-style buildings and Zoroastrian temples. The remote town boasts thousands of years of history and includes well-preserved underground lanes and mud-brick structures suited to the area's desert climate. Admire the mosques and temples, browse the silk and handicraft shops, or sample the pastries and nougat sweets that make this city a huge draw for choosy food lovers. Before you head to Yazd, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Yazd trip planner , to make sure you see all that Yazd has to offer, including Old Town.
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  • Colors, smells, noises, silences and temperatures. The houses built of adobe (mud and straw).
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  • the historic city of yazd is definitely a gem ... an ancient city with its stone houses that blends perfectly with the bustle of the city.
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  • The historic city of Yazd is an exception in the world. His buildings and his style make it romantic and charming especially with lights in the dusk. It seems to wander within a children's story.
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Yazd offers visitors plenty of choice when it comes to accommodation, with hotels and guesthouses mostly scattered around the streets that make up the Old Town. For an authentic experience, you can choose one of the increasingly popular hotels situated in converted traditional houses. Designed in a typical Persian style, the lodgings boast peaceful courtyards, where you can hang out and sample local drinks and dishes. The traditional hotels usually offer both private and dormitory style rooms, while a couple of affordable modern hotels provide cozy, clean rooms, free wifi, and other basic amenities.
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