Yazd, the city of bicycles, wind catchers and the first clay town in the world. A desert land which it’s architecture narrates thousand years of history.
From magnificent four way wind catchers to the only two floor wind catchers in the world wind catchers are the most distinguished elements of this city.
The land is in the list of UNESCO Heritage Sites since 2017 because generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings and unique Persian architecture. This was the second time when a whole city was recognized as in heritage site.
Yazd is also known as the global capital of cities with sustainable architecture, because of the wisely use of wind catchers in the city.
In some sources, the early plan of some cities are attributed to some famous people during the history, like: Yazd to Zahaak and Alexander ,Meybod to Solomon and Abarkuh to Abraham the prophet.
Some geologists attribute the city to Yazdegerd I, which is a reason for giving the name “Yazesh” (means: praise and benediction in middle Persian language).