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Yazd— 8 nights
City of Windcatchers
Step back in time as you explore the ancient city of Yazd, a desert town known for its distinct Persian architecture style, punctuated by mud-brick buildings, wind towers, domed ice houses, and water reservoirs.Museum-lovers will appreciate Yazd Art House and Water Museum. Visit Shish Badgiri Ab Anbar Silence Tower and Sar-Yazd Fortress for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yazd: Pir-e Sabz Chak Chak (in Chak Chak) and Meybod (Pigeon Tower, Shah Abbasi Caravanserai, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jame Mosque, take in nature's colorful creations at Dowlat Abad Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yazd trip planner.
Tehran to Yazd is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Tehran in February, expect nights in Yazd to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. On the 15th (Wed), you're off tohome.
Things to do in Yazd
Meybod, Pir-e Sabz Chak Chak
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