Tag: Yazd

Beneath Yazd tallest wind catcher in beautiful Dolat Abad Garden

Right in front of Yazd's tallest badgir at Dolat Abad Garden The charming city of Yazd is famous for its typical desert architecture, and among the most distinguished features are by all means the badgirs, or wind catchers, as they are ...

Yazd Grand Mosque: 16 photos that show its sophisticated Islamic architecture

In my previous post, I mentioned the sophisticated decorations of Yazd Grand Mosque, delicate yet sharp geometric shapes also used as patterns for local carpets, so here I'm posting a photo essay in the hope to reproduce some of the beauty you can ...

Catching the wind in Yazd desert city, where the Zoroastrian fire still burns

Sand and blue pastel hues, a clutter of low-rising sandstone buildings that during the dry summer give some break from the blazing heat that invades the city. "Be ready, Yazd is very conservative," warned me my friend when we were arriving on the ...

The world in a door, nuances of Iran

Different knobs on Yazd doors introduce us to the nuances of Iran's society It's a tradition that belongs to a not-so-remote past, and while now it's not in use anymore, the traces it left are still visible and epitomized in small doors, ...