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Culture & Art, Yazd

Culture & Art


Handicrafts and Souvenirs

Termeh or a type of woven cashmere, brocade and velvet weaving, a type of pile-less rug, blanket weaving, Jajeems (or a coarse kind of carpet), giveh making or (local foot ware), handkerchiefs, table cloths, bed-wrappers, felt making, earthenware, ceramics, glass ware, molded copper ware and other metals, tile and leather works.

Local and Regional Foods, Yazd 

 In the various urban and rural areas of Yazd province, an array of dishes are prepared. These consists of kinds of soups, (or the traditional Aash) side dishes and curies. Besides the above a wide selection of sweets pertaining to this region are available such as Baqlava, qottab, pashmak, naan berenji, haj badam, haj pesteh, haj garden, goosh-e-fil and…


Qasr-e-Ayeneh (Mirror Palace) Museum, Yazd 

 The building of Mirror Place museum has a foundation of 837 square meters and is located in a garden 8,174 square meters in area. The museum building was formerly belonging to a wealthy personality of Yazd. After the Islamic revolution, it has been converted into the museum. In this museum, calligraphic collections, guns, coins, books, stamps, locks, a bridle (of the second millennium BC.), samples of Lurestan's bronze, endowed works of the deceased Seyed Hossein Heidari (a Yazdi collector) and some other articles are displayed. This museum is located in Kashani Yazdi street opposite Yazd's Haft-e-Tir Park

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