With winding lanes, mud brick houses and a forest of a badgirs-an ancient system of natural air-conditioning, designed to catch even the lightest breeze, directed it to the rooms below, Yazd is located on a flat plain ringed by mountains and faces the desert.

Take your time and enjoy rambling around the maze of historic lanes, stopping now and then to enjoy the many exquisite random teahouses or pause to work out the calligraphic puzzles in the city’s beautiful tile work.

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