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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. Use our Yazd trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Old Town and other attractions in Yazd.
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  • August 17, 2017
    It is very pleasant to get to wander in the alleys of the old town. Do not hesitate to engage in conversation with Iranians eager to practice their English, it can make some new friends.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Wander through the streets of the ancient city of Yazd is floating in time. A new more attractive than the previous image appears endless corners, arcades, passageways, at every turn of the alleys. The possible settings of the camera are endless...
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  • August 13, 2017
    Really pretty buildings and scenery, it was as though I time travelled back.in time or into the Aladdin Disney world. We stayed in one of the hotels there which was 400 years old. Nice experience. Yaz...  more »

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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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