Yazd is one of the oldest continuously inhabited towns of Iran. Its silhouette punctuated by minarets and the ingeniously-designed wind towers that capture desert breezes to cool homes during the hot summer months. Yazd is also the center of Iran’s Zoroastrian community, which is where you’ll begin the day’s sightseeing.

What to See

  1. Jame Mosque
  2. Amir Chakhmaq Complex
  3. Fire Temple
  4. Tower of Silence (Dakhmeh)
  5. Dowlat Abad Garden
  6. Water Museum
  7. Zurkhaneh
  8. Alexander’s Prison
  9. Fahadan District
  10. Yazd Art House
  11. Kharanaq
  12. Chak Chak

Yazd Activities

  1. Mountain climbing and/or hiking in Shirkuh Mountain
  2. Listening to Iranian traditional music at Persian Night
  3. Learning about Zoroastrianism at Nartitee Ecolodge
  4. Witnessing Zurkhaneh rituals
  5. Trying the most delicious sweets in Iran
  6. Going on a safari and driving through Dasht-e Kavir dunes

What & Where to BUY

Visit Khan Bazaar in the center of the city, the best place for shopping! At this bazaar, you can find many different items including handicrafts such as Termeh, and different types of sweets such as Loz, Gotab, baghlava and Yazdi Cake.

  1. Jewelry & Gold
  2. Carpets & Kilims
  3. Handicrafts
  4. Sweets

What & Where to Eat

You can find very good quality food at a very good rate at the many traditional restaurants of Yazd. In Yazd, you can find Indian, Chinese, and Italian restaurants.

  1. Termeh & Toranj Restaurant
  2. Dad Rooftop Restaurant
  3. Abul Maali Restaurant
  4. Marco polo Rooftop Restaurant
  5. Caesar Restaurant
  6. Khaneh-Dohad Restaurant
  7. Hamam-e Khan Traditional Restaurant

Shah Neshin Restaurant