Yazd Travel Guide

Welcome to Yazd

Yazd, the largest mud-brick city in the world has attracted great number of tourists each year. The historical monuments, wind-catchers and aqueducts, magnificent religious rituals, mouth-watering food, and welcoming people are some interesting points of Yazd. The beautiful city of Yazd is one of the central cities of Iran and was registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List in July 2017. The old city of Yazd that has remained from long time ago attracted the attention of architects to it. To experience an unforgettable trip to Yazd, read this travel guide and proceed with complete information suggested here. 

What to do in Yazd?

A collection of unbeatable activities and experiences in Yazd

Where to stay in Yazd?

A range of hotels, hostels, traditional and boutique hotels in Yazd

What to see in Yazd?

A collection of unbeatable places to visit in Yazd in numerous categories

Yazd is located in the hot, dry desert region of Iran and therefore experiences warm weather most of the year. The warmest temperature in Yazd is 45 degrees and the coldest temperature is 1 degree Celsius. If that is hard for you to tolerate hot weather, you’d better to visit Yazd in March-May.

There are different ways to travel to Yazd.

  • By air: You can fly to Yazd from numerous cities in Iran. Air travel from Tehran to Yazd is about 1 hour.
  • By train: Another way to quickly and safely travel to Yazd is by train. The cheap, comfortable and safe train takes about 6-8 hours.
  • By bus: You can also reach Yazd by bus, which is the cheapest way to travel. The bus will drive to Yazd from the Tehran-Qom highway and then continue to Yazd in about 7 hours.
    Public transportation in Yazd
    When traveling to Yazd, you can use public transportation such as taxis and buses to get around the city.

Yazd is an excellent destination for anyone interested in history and architecture.
Yazd is famous as the city of windcatchers. Amir Chakhmagh complex, water reservoirs, Fire Temple, Doulat Abad garden, and numerous eye-catching old buildings are some attractions to mention.

Yazd is a traditional city with a great number of well-remained buildings, many of which are turned into traditional hotels. Certainly, accommodating in a traditional building will be much more enjoyable and memorable.

One of the oldest restaurants in Yazd is Agha Gahvehchi. If you want to eat in a traditional and pleasant atmosphere and enjoy the tranquillity of the environment, go to one of the restaurants of Malik Al-Tajjar Hotel, Vali Hotel, Moshir Al-Mamalek Hotel or Khan Dohad Restaurant. If you want to taste quality fast food in Yazd, visit the expensive Cezar restaurant.

On a trip to Yazd, you can’t help buying delicious souvenirs and beautiful handicrafts. Be sure to write down a list of Yazd souvenirs and take it with you so that you do not miss anything. Yazdi baklava, Qotab, Yazdi cotton candy, Halva Ardeh, Louz, Yazdi cake, Sohan, Haj Badum.

Yazd has an ancient cultural origin both in Zoroastrian and Islam, numerous traditional and religious rituals at different times of the year are held in this city.

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One thought on “Yazd Travel Guide”

  1. OMG, I love this city. Very ancient, very beautiful.

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