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Sar-Yazd Fortress, Yazd

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Learn about the first bank in the world with a visit to Sar-Yazd Fortress. See the marvelous citadel built from mud bricks, which dates back to the third century CE, and which served as a place where the people of the city would keep their treasures and grains. It represented the safest location because of its high walls and towers, and a moat that prevented intruders from attacking and looting. Explore the three floors with over 450 rooms, and ask your guide tell you more about the history and customs of the people who lived here. Plan your visit to Sar-Yazd Fortress and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Yazd trip itinerary maker.
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  • All the adjectives have been used in previous reports. Here’s my tips for independent travellers instead (a.) Go on a Friday which is the Iranian day off if you can. We were there on a Friday and ther...  more »
  • not far from Yazd located in small genuine village this fortress is just stunning ! there is a really nice ambiance and with special atmosphere visit it ll help the locals to take care of their patrim...  more »
  • A great short excursion from Yazd (~30kms) at Mehriz and very worthwhile if you have time. This majestic desert fort has all the exterior walls in tact and a magnificent main tower. You can wander ins...  more »