What to see in Yazd: Historic attractions
Yazd is one of the oldest and most unique cities in Iran. This magnificent city with its cob-made houses and narrow alleyways is considered a UNESO world heritage. Yazd also has many historical monuments that add to its charm.
Things to do in Yazd
Nightlife and cozy places: Zoorkhaneh
Yazd is the birthplace of Pahlevani ritual, one of the oldest martial arts in Iran. This sport is practiced in special gyms called Zoorkhaneh. It’s believed that the first Zoorkhaneh was built in the 13th century however Iranians valued sports and praised athletic men long before that. A Pahlevan is the title an athlete earns when he’s strong and athletic but also modest and kind towards people. You can witness the interesting perfomance of Iranian Pahlevans in one of the Zoorkhanes in Yazd.
If you liked the magnificent Fahadan neighborhood you can spend your evening relaxing at one of the traditional themed cafes in the area or at Art café where you can have a panoramic view of the city of wind towers at sunset.
Yazd, similar to many other cities in Iran, has several kinds of traditional sweets such as Qottab , Baqlava and cotton candy. The main ingredients of these sweets are flour and sugar .These sweets are usually served with tea and coffee in the evening .You can also buy original Termeh a special handwoven cloth.