The Historical City of Maybod

Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
Maybod, Yazd Province
Ref.: 5193
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It is a remarkable example of viability and transmission of human being's collective thoughts from different generations to the present one. What is significant in the city of Maybod is the regularity in city planning. The anatomy and spatial structure of the city shows original plans which conform with the old Iranian city planning.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

Structure, materials and architecture remained from the existing relics.

Comparison with other similar properties

Bam, Damghan, Kerman, Yazd, Medina, Tunis, Sana'a and Frara.