Yazd has a unique Persian architecture known for its mud-brick houses. It is nicknamed the city of windcatchers , Shahr-e Badgirha) because of its ancient Persian windcatchers. It is also very well known for its Zoroastrian fire temples, ab-anbars, qanats, yakhchals, Persian handicrafts, Termeh (Iranian handwoven cloth), silkweaving, and its high-quality Yazdi confectionery.
Yazd is the fourth largest province in Iran, located in the central part of the plateau of iran on the rim of the vast desert of Kavir-e-lut .
The underground water (Qanat)
The underground water table stretches across the yazd-Ardekan plain, ranging from southern Fahraj to northern Ardekan and supplying Yazd, sadouq,Ardakan and surrounding areas with drinking water as well as water for agricultural and industrial purposes.
The artwork of nature is sometimes hidden, Yazd abounds with its magnificent formations under the ground.nabati cave in nodoushan,chak-chak cave and Eslami –ye-cave all decorated with stalagmite and stalactite formations are premier attractions.
Wind catchers make the scenic city of yazd full of charm and beauty ,wind catures offer a sense of timeless beauty and at the same time they play a key role in making the interior spaces ,cellars and water reservoirs cool.the soaring towers lead the favorable weather to the lower parts of house.
Through the air inlet the dirty hot air rushes out.the pople used to utilize the wind catchers to keep the foodstuff cool.the world famous dowlat abad wind catcher (dolat Abad Garden)
The word literally means a passage or an entrance under an arch.the architects into consideration while constructing the house.archway is the typical architecture of the desert Kavir constructions.
Amir Chaqmaq Complex
Dowlat Abad Garden
Tower of silence