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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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  • Yek شاهکار AZ framosh engineering brilliance and intensity امنیت فضاسازی Mardom Duran bastan پر جزییات Ke AZ conserved by the Member and the mascot went fast.
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  • Magnificent Castle which is well maintained, fortunately not so touristy. Find by taxi but then you have what.
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  • Just before Yazd, Sar-Yazd used to be the place where the merchants would trust their merchandise with someone they trusted and head for Yazd to make the sale! Nice little castle, very polite guard!  more »