Amir Chakhmaq Complex
The great tradition of constructing massive public squares in Iran dates back to
many centuries ago.
Naghsh-e Jahan in Isfahan
Amir Chakhmaq in Yazd
defining examples of such public spaces. The former needs no introduction, as it
is the largest historic square in the world. The latter, Amir Chakhmaq Square
spans over 5346 m2 and includes Amir Chakhmaq Complex. This grand monument
consists of six sections: 1.
A mosque 2.
A well 3.
A confectionery 6.
A tekyeh (a holy place of mourning for Shia
Muslims). Amir Chakhmaq Mosque is a historic edifice built in 1438 during the reign of Timurid
dynasty. In the exterior of the mosque, one can enjoy the signature Iranian art
of tile-work and calligraphy. The plaster-work and the colorful Persian rugs
covering the expansive floor is extraordinary. People perform their daily prayer
under the fabulous dome of the mosque. Tourists visiting the place at noon
should wait until the end of the ceremony to see the interior of the mosque.
Together with Jameh Mosque of Yazd, Amir Chakhmaq Complex is the most visited of
Yazd’s tourist attractions
are the cities in Iran with the highest number of
points of interest for tourists. Domestic and international agencies put these
cities in the list of their top destinations. In this short article, we will
introduce some of the exciting tours in the ancient "city of windcatchers".
If you check our official website at http://toursiniran.com
, under the entry
, you will find six groups of tour packages.
inseparable parts of many of these packages. Different packages of Yazd tours
appear in the annual program of travel agencies. As well as the popular city
sightseeing tours, there are desert tours, nature tours and off-road tours.
There are great options for accommodation in Yazd too.
in their architecture, design and service. Many of Yazd’s top-rated hotels are
renovated beautiful historic mansions with expansive yards and lovely
. They are ideal for people who are after an authentic experience of this
ancient city. Yazd also offers a great host of cheap accommodation such as
hostels and guesthouses. You will spend a memorable night in Yazd after all the
adventure of your daily tours.
Yazd Day Tours
Yazd day tours
take you to the land of windcatchers and towering minarets. By
booking our Yazd sightseeing tour, you will visit the city’s top tourist
attractions. We will take you to the great Amir Chaxmaq Complex. Next stops are
Yazd’s Atash Behram
(fire temple) and a set of extraordinary historic houses
displaying the art of Iranian old architecture. Don’t worry, we haven’t forgot
to include Jameh Mosque of Yazd. Iranian artists created this glorious structure
in the 12th century upon the foundation of a Sassanid fire temple. With a height
of 52 meters, the minarets of Jameh Mosque of Yazd are the highest in Iran. The
finesse of the decorative art applied to the body of the mosque is matchless.
But Yazd’s attraction isn’t limited to its city sightseeing sights. Wait till
; a perfect compliment to your experience of the city.
Yazd’s Desert Tour
Great Salt Desert and Lut Desert cover one-fourth of Iran’s land area. It is
only natural that such a region should be one of the main destinations of desert
tours in the world. Kashan
Sistan and Baluchestan
Iran’s major desert cities.
Yazd’s desert tours
take you to Bafgh Desert (locals
call it Daranjir) in the Great Salt Desert. Bafgh boasts one of the best desert
areas of Iran. You will find all the wonderful desert sights in Yazd’s legendry
Bafgh Desert. We recommend you book an official Bafgh Desert tour if you are
heading towards the area. There are dangerous quagmires in Bafgh desert and one
could lose his way in the infinity of dunes.
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