Yazd is one of the most historic cities in the world which attracts many tourists and travelers every year with a majority of eye-catching attractions built out of adobe.
Yazd is located in the Central Plateau of Iran. On the one hand, the desert and sandy hills, and on the other hand at a distance, the beautiful Shirukh heights and lush valleys and its slopes make the city special and unique.
Historians believe that the history of Yazd dates back to pre-Islam period. However, many of the historical monuments discovered in the city of Yazd belong to Islamic era.
The historical texture of Yazd with an area of about 800 hectares can be considered the most extensive and principled texture of Iranian history.
Based on the general census of population in 2011, the population of Yazd is 582, 682 people in total.
Main tourist attractions:
- Old city
- Towers of Silence
- Fire Temple
- Dolat-Abad Garden
- Water Museum