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Yazd province

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Yazd Province is known as the first brick-made city and the second historical city in the world. The people of Yazd speak the common Persian language with some dialectal features and have preserved many beautiful Persian words and compounds in their dialect. In Yazd province, some dialectal features difference are felt between different cities. The city of Yazd, which is also called "Dar al-Ebadah"(city of religious people), "Dar al-Elm and Dar al-Amal"(city of science and work), "Shahr Badgirha"(city of windcatchers), and city of fire and the sun.
In different rural and urban areas of Yazd province, special dishes are prepared, including the following types of dishes: (special type of soup such as bean soup, vinegar soup, wheat soup)
Geography
Yazd province with an area of about 74493 square kilometers is the fourth largest province in the country, which is located in the central part of the Iranian plateau on the edge of the Lut desert plains. Yazd province has 10 cities (Yazd, Abarkooh, Ardakan, Bafgh, Taft, Khatam, Sadough, Mehriz and Meybod), 23 cities, 20 districts and 51 villages. It is bounded to Semnan provinces from the northwest, Isfahan from the west, Fars from the southwest, Khorasan.
Customs
Yazd province, like other provinces of the country, has many rituals and customs, the most interesting of which are related to the Ashura. Many tourists go to Yazd province on those days to see mourning ceremonies. The clothes of the people of Yazd province are now more like the clothes of the people of other cities and villages of Iran, but the residents of some villages still wear their traditional clothes.
Handicrafts
In addition to textile products, special types of sweets are also prepared, which are very popular all over Iran and even in all parts of the world. The important sweets of Yazd that are considered as souvenirs of this province are: Baklava, Qottab, pastry with coconut, almond, pistachio, walnut and zucchini flavor and all kinds of delicious sweets.
Tourism attraction
Yazd province has many historical places, some of the most important ones are: Pahlavanpour World Registration Garden, Amir Chaghmaq complex and the grand Mosque of Yazd, Old Faraj Mosque, Seyyed Rokn al-Din Tomb, Zoroastrian crypt, Zoroastrian fire temple (Yazdan), Dolatabad Garden, Imperial Bank, windbreaks, Abarkooh High Dome, Abarkooh Cypress, Kheirabad Complex, and Abarkooh Mosque, etc.

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Abarkooh Ancient Cypress Tree

Abarkooh Ancient Cypress Tree, which is the oldest tree or the oldest living creature in our country, is attributed to 4500 years in its registration document, but a Russian researcher who researches long-lived trees claims that the Abarkooh cypress tree is between 4000 and 8000 years old.

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Bahram Yazd fire temple

Bahram Yazd fire temple is one of the buildings that is recorded in national monuments list. Although the building of this fire temple is only 80 years old in terms of its history and is related to Pahlavi dynasty, but the fire inside it has been burning since 1500 years ago.

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Chak Chak temple

Chak Chak temple is one of the most important and well-known Zoroastrian shrines located in the heart of the mountain. Every year since June 15, for four days, many Zoroastrians gather in this place and pray. Mehregan celebration is also held every year in this shrine.

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