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Well worth the taxi ride to the
outskirts of Yazd. In the flat area to impressive hills with temple ruins to be climbed. Always fun to climb to get a view - and learn about zoroadtrian ceremonies and funerals.
Ok, so it was quite hot when we climbed the mountains (yes, both of them). You'd expect something special when making the effort, but sadly there is not so much to see really. The view over the expanding city of Yazd however made it still...More
Towers of silence are one of most memorable sites in Yazd, because of its history and location with a view over the city which is best at a sunset. For me it was a city specific site and we had a guide which I would...More
It was a last minute decision to come here in the morning by taxi (taxi driver waited for us which was good because i don't think it is easy to flag down one) and it was one of the coolest things i learnt about the...More
• I would recommend this place any day
• This is a very interesting site especially if you wish to see an important part of the Zoroastrian tradition.
• Till 50 years ago The dead body was placed at the top so vultures could eat...More
This is a place where Zoroastrians put the dead bodies in the past. It is an amazing place definitely worth visiting if you are in Yazd. Make sure you read all the signs so you understand the thoughts behind what they did at that time...More
This site is in easy access from the city. The architecture and the engineering involved in the buildings is amazing. The cooling towers for the water is gobsmacking. Recommended highly. Great views if you make the effort to climb the stairs.