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Sar-Yazd Fortress, Yazd

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 50 reviews on the web
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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  • Mud castle outside of Yazd. Worth the taxi ride (45 Min - 25kT) You have pretty free reign to climb anywhere and look any where which was awesome. 
  • This is a great mud brick castle used to store the food of the village. In case of danger the villagers gathered in this castle for safety. The castle consists of three levels and contains many small ...  read more »
  • Beautiful fortress restoration. We understand perfectly its function and what must have been the life at this time of uncertainty and of looting.
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