Yazd Tourism

  • Handicrafts of Meybod; world city for Zilou

    Handicrafts of Meybod; world city for Zilou

    Meybod in central Iran is one of the most important centers of pottery and ceramic production. Pottery has been a part of the city’s culture for thousands of years. Meybod ceramics and earthenware are unique in design. In 2018, Meybod was registered by World Handicrafts Council as the world city of Zilu (cotton carpet), Yazd Province, Iran. June 13, 2021. IRNA/Marzieh Emami Meybodi

  • Pottery Museum of Meybod; central Iran

    Pottery Museum of Meybod; central Iran

    Meybod is one of the most important centers of pottery and ceramic production. Pottery has been a part of the city’s culture for thousands of years. Meybod ceramics and earthenware are unique in design. Yazd Province, Iran, April 21, 2021. IRNA/ Marzieh Emami Meybodi.

  • Yazd and Uzbek city of Khiva become sister cities

    Yazd and Uzbek city of Khiva become sister cities

    Tehran, Feb 5, IRNA – Iranian city of Yazd and Uzbek city of Khiva became sister cities as per an online Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Yazd Mayor and Mayor of Uzbekistan's Khiva.

  • Pottery and Ceramic Workshop in Central Iran; Meybod

    Pottery and Ceramic Workshop in Central Iran; Meybod

    The history of pottery in Meybod city in Central Iran dates back to 700 years ago. Meybod is a desert city near Yazd and is famous for its ceramic, Meybod is the largest producer of pottery products in Yazd province. Yazd, Iran, Jan 6, 2020. IRNA/Marzieh Emami.

  • 'Bideh', tourist resort for cultural heritage in Meybod, central Iran

    'Bideh', tourist resort for cultural heritage in Meybod, central Iran

    A historic district or tourist resort is a section of a town which contains cultural heritage buildings considered valuable for historical or architectural specifications. Photos show the Historic district of "Bideh" village in Meybod County, Yazd Province, Iran, October 24, 2020. IRNA/TMarzieh Emami Meybodi.

  • Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express takes dozens of intl. tourists to Yazd

    Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express takes dozens of intl. tourists to Yazd

    Yazd, Oct 20, IRNA - Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express train, carrying 39 international tourists, arrived in the central ancient Iranian city of Yazd on Saturday. 

  • Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd)

    Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd)

    Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd ) is a historical castle built during Sassanid Dynasty in Sar Yazd village, Mehriz county, Yazd province. The castle has been one of the oldest and largest bank safe-deposit boxes in Iran and the world where cereals, treasure of money, gold and jewelry were kept during invasions. The castle has nested concentric walls with impregnable high towers that is surrounded by a moat . The moat has a width of 6 meters and a depth of 3 to 4 meters. The castle has two doors: One is a main gate and another is a guardian door. The castle has three floors that are made with mud-brick. Sar Yazd Castle was registered in national index by the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization under code number 1084 in 1975 Yazd, Oct 13, 2019. IRNA/ Shahla Heidari

  • Zoroastrian Towers of Silence in Iran's Yazd province

    Zoroastrian Towers of Silence in Iran's Yazd province

    Zoroastrians’ Dakhmeh is one of the main tourist attractions of Yazd which is on the southeastern part of the city. It is the place where the Zoroastrians kept their corpses after death with a special ceremony. Although there are other Dakhmeh in Tehran, Kerman, Sirjan, Isfahan, Ardakan, Taft, and Ashkezar, the Zoroastrians’ Dakhmeh of Yazd is the main one thanks to being religious capital of the Zoroastrians, and also has more visitors today. It is also registered in the Iranian National Sites. Yazd, Oct 8, 2019. IRNA/ Amin Rahmani.