Yazd is one of the most ancient cities of Iran and its origins go back to Sassanid era. Surrounded by deserts the city is thousands of years old. The old part of Yazd is still inhabited and very well preserved. During the Arab invasion Yazd became a safe haven for Iranian Zoroastrians who wanted to keep their faith and since then, most of Zoroastrians of Iran live there therefore the city is filled with ancient fire temples and other historical Zoroastrian buildings. But that’s not all. Yazd is famous for its wind catchers and brick domes. A genius system to keep water and the buildings, as cold as possible right in the middle of one of the hottest deserts in the world. There is a magic in Yazd that makes you fall in love with the city and never want to leave it.
If you are planning a trip to Iran, make sure you put Yazd in your list. You don’t want to miss the most magical city in Iran or perhaps the whole world.