A heaven made our of mud-bricks

Yazd, City of Wind-catchers

This nearly two-seasoned city stands right in the middle of Iran among the most interesting deserts. In these lands, people have made wows and adopted such an awe-striking lifestyle to keep peace with the cruel nature of the desert. Therefore, the outcome has brought about wonderful structures, astonishing wind catchers, picturesque views of the region, and kind-hearted people. Another perfect feature of this city flows in the course of underground channels known as qanat or kariz which represents the middle-eastern culture and intelligence. There is a lot to visit in Yazd; from Jame Mosque of Yazd to Dowlat Abad Garden and Water Museum. A unique attraction of this city lies in the Zoroastrian Fire Temple which is the place where the minority of people in this city who are the followers of Ahura Mazda attend to.

Public Transportation in Yazd

As the oldest city of mud brick in the world, Yazd is one of the admirers of traditional ways of transportation than the modern ones. Therefore, buses are the first choice of the people of Yazd. Taxis are mostly running in the historical parts of the city or around the top attractions and although there’s no subway, the good news is that transportation applications like Snapp and Tap30 are also operative in Yazd.

How to Reach Yazd

In order to travel to Yazd you can either choose airplanes, buses, or the train.


Yazd has two main terminals that are giving services to those people who like to travel by bus. Al-Qadir or Yazd Passenger Terminal located about 10km west of the old city of Yazd is the more significant one since it has buses to almost all the main cities of Iran such as Isfahan, Tehran, Mashhad, Kermanshah, Zahedan, Bandar Abbas, and Ardabil.


If you prefer travelling to Yazd by train, there are tickets to and from most population centers like Tehran, Kerman, Mashhad, Bandar Abbas, Isfahan, Kashan, and Yazd and the train station is located on the southern side of the city.


Shahid Sadooghi International Airport lying on the west side of the city is close to almost all the city attractions. Iran Air and Aseman are the airlines operating in this airport with flights to and from cities like Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bandar Abbas, Mashhad, Zahedan, and Kermanshah. There are also international flights to and from cities like Damascus, Baghdad, and Najaf.

Best Time to Visit Yazd

Now that you’ve become interested in visiting the city of wind catchers, you should know that Yazd is almost a two-season city since it’s located in a rather arid region with hot climate. A summer trip to this city surrounded by deserts is not recommended; yet, it would be best to travel to Yazd in colder seasons particularly March, April, May, or September, October and November.

Things to Take Home from Yazd

Away from the modern cities, the peace renewed in your heart is the first thing you get to take home with yourself from this historical city. However there are many other delicious souvenirs you shouldn’t forget about or other ornamental objects that are from this city’s most famous handcrafts. Sweets and goodies like Qottab, Baklava, Haj Badoom, and Loz (Yazd special saffron sweet) are the best of them. The Yazd Termeh is the most famous type of handwoven cloth with its delicate and intricate Persian patterns. Ikat (Dārāyi-Bāfi) is a technique in weaving a fabric and dying it that you can buy as a souvenir in Yazd Bazaar. Carpets and the bazaar of coppersmiths is also notable in Yazd and you might want to take a look at them.

Yazd Tours

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Yazd Best Hotels

Once you’re interested in the city of Yazd, there are lots of good and traditional hotels with high quality in their given services that you can count on and spend your night and take a rest in the most convenient way. Moshir al-Mamalek Garden Hotel with four stars is built through genuine Persian architecture in a garden that dates back to the Qajar era and has become very famous for its perfect facilities and its lovely yard.

Rahoma Hotel
Starting from: 31 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.0
Mojtamae Touristi Caravan Yazd
Starting from: 19 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.0
vali traditional hotel
Starting from: 24 $
Trip Advisor Review: 3.5
Saraye Kohan Hotel
Starting from: 12 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.5
Noghre Yazd
Starting from: 15 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.0
Darbar Boutique Hotel of Yazd
Starting from: 17 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.0
Dad Hotel Yazd
Starting from: 35 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.0
Yazd Arg e jadid Hotel
Starting from: 32 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.5
Parsian Safaiyeh Hotel
Starting from: 55 $
Trip Advisor Review: 3.5
Moshir al Mamalek Garden Hotel
Starting from: 31 $
Trip Advisor Review: 4.5

Top Attractions in Yazd

At the age of modernism and capitalism, Yazd is one of the cities that has preserved its historical essence and therefore has turned into one of the most precious travel destinations in Iran. This historical museum of mudbrick houses has a lot of attractions that have caused the inscription of this city’s name in the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Except for the top attractions, the least thing you can do to smell the scent of history, mud, and desert is to walk around in the historical neighborhoods of Yazd. There’s a lot to discover in Yazd; from small landmarks like Clock Tower to great Historical complexes like Amir Chakhmaq, or the amazing deserts and the abandoned village of Kharanagh. Another enchanting pursuit that Yazd offers is visiting Zoorkhaneh and the opportunity of getting to know about the traditional athletic spirit of Iranians through time.

This house is registered as a national heritage in Yazd. It has existed for over 200 years and belonged to Mr. Yeganegi, a Zoroastrian businessman...
What’s unique about Yazd and its religious attractions is its exceptional Zoroastrian pilgrimage sites such as the Fire Temple, Tower of Silence, and the Chak...
How’s the idea of drinking a cup of Iranian tea after spending your time in the historical and authentic old neighborhoods in Yazd? Located in...
If you’ve already become interested in the qanats and the water irrigation system of cities and towns in the middle of deserts in Iran, you...
Situated on the northern side of Amir Chakhmaq square, Saheb Al-Zaman Zurkhaneh is where you can see the Iranians practice the traditional and ancient sport...
Another significant place to Zoroastrian pilgrims is Dakhmeh-ye Zartoshtiyun where two stone hollow structures stand on hills near the city. Take a taxi to find...
Standing in glory and beauty with its two significant high minarets, Jameh Mosque of Yazd is a great work of Iranian-Islamic architecture. This place with...
Located in the old Fahadan Neighborhood, the structure of Alexander’s Prison alongside its clay dome tinted with golden and azure watercolor is a mysterious place....
If you’re a seeker of the authentic nature of desert penetrating among the mud bricks, your path will end up to the old neighborhood of...

Yazd Natural Sites

One of the 9 Persian gardens inscribed in UNESCO listed gardens, Dowlat Abad Garden is the place in which the highest wind catcher of the...
The environment if the city and the extant conditions of living in the middle of deserts have made people come up with a new idea...
Delve deep into Persian history and architecture by walking in the oldest lanes of this city and discover the rich history of many of the...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Visit Our Iran offers tours to Yazd, allowing travelers to explore the rich history, culture, and attractions of this fascinating city. Our tours include comprehensive travel services, including flight bookings, hotel accommodations, visa assistance, and more. Contact us today to explore Yazd and beyond!
You can discover Yazd’s culinary delights with Shuli, a vegetarian-friendly beet and celery soup, Tas kabab-e Shotor, a camel meat stew with potatoes, and various traditional Yazd sweets like Ghotab, Haaji Badam, and Pashmak.
Yazd is a pedestrian-friendly city, and most tourist attractions are within walking distance in the old town. Alternatively, you can use taxis or buses which are affordable and readily available.
The best time to visit Yazd is during the spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) seasons when the weather is mild and pleasant for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
– Explore the historic mud-brick architecture of the old town. – Visit the Blue Mosque (Masjed-e Kabud) and admire its beautiful blue tiles. – Wander through the Khan Bazaar and shop for traditional handwoven silk and wool fabrics known as Termeh. – Discover the Amir Chakhmakh Square and Mosque, where you can also enjoy delicious kebabs and sweets. – Experience the Zoroastrian culture by visiting the Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Towers of Silence.
Yazd offers a unique experience with its laid-back atmosphere and historic mud-brick buildings. It’s a city that doesn’t feel like a city, making it perfect for a relaxed vacation. You can also explore Iran’s stunning desert and nearby Zoroastrian villages during your visit to the city.
Yazd is a historic city located in the middle of the Iranian plateau, 270 km southeast of Isfahan. It has a rich history and culture that dates back thousands of years.