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The Historical Structure of Yazd

Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
City of Yazd, Yazd Province
Ref.: 5191
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Description

The historical structure of Yazd is a collection of public-religious architecture in a very large scope comprising of different Islamic architectural elements of different periods in a harmonious combination with climatic conditions.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

Structure, materials and architecture of the existing relics.

Comparison with other similar properties

Tunis Historical City, Jordan, Sana'a in Yemen, Bukhara historical city and etc.