Yazd, Iran

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Carole Raddato
published on 02 November 2021
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Yazd is the capital of Yazd Province in Iran. Nicknamed the "City of Windcatchers", Yazd is well known for its Zoroastrian fire temples, ab anbars (cisterns), qanats (underground channels) and yakhchals (coolers). Since 2017, the historical city of Yazd has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, November 02). Yazd, Iran. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14782/yazd-iran/

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