Tag: IR – Historic City of Yazd

Yazd’s outer ramparts, towers to be restored to former glory; Tehran Times

A restoration project has been commenced on ancient mudbrick ramparts and towers, which were once parts of defensive fortifications around the city of Yazd, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage.

Source: Yazd’s outer ramparts, towers to be restored to former glory

Coronavirus shuts Yazd’s museums, historical sites once again; Tehran Times

All museums and historical sites of six cities in the central province of Yazd have gone on lockdown again until further notice following the increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus, an official in charge of the province’s museums and historical properties has said.

Source: Coronavirus shuts Yazd’s museums, historical sites once again

An ancient engineering feat that harnessed the wind; Shervin Abdolhamidi; BBC

Iran’s wind catchers stand as a reminder of how ancient civilisations have adapted to the region’s harsh desert environment.

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Yazd, land of brown memories; Lachin Rezaian; MehrNews

The well-preserved mud brick old architecture, distinctive wind-catchers, qanats, numerous historical sites in the central city of Iran, Yazd, make it a necessary destination for any tourist visiting Iran.

Source: Yazd, land of brown memories

Iranian windcatchers: Taming harsh climate for natural ventilation; Arghavan Shamsara; Press TV

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Italian paper hails Yazd as shining pearl of Iran; IFP

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City of Yazd, manifestation of ancient civilization; Mina Ahmadi; Payvand

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Yazd on traveler’s radar after getting UNESCO status; Tehran Times

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Tour operators working in Iran and even abroad have lauded the inclusion of Yazd on UNESCO World Heritage list, as a privilege that helps to put the historic city on traveler’s radar worldwide.

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Amir Chakhmaq Complex: A photogenic destination; Tehran Times

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The 19th-century Amir Chakhmaq Complex with its imposing three-story facade is one of the abundant tourist hotspots of Yazd, an oasis city in central Iran.

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