The desert bride souvenirs, Historic City of Yazd
2018/7/23 | Number of comments :6
Publisher : Ferdowsi Hotel tour guide team
The desert bride souvenirs, Historic City of Yazd

Yazd is commonly known in Iran as " the desert bride" because of generations of adaptations to itʼs desert surroundings, Yazd has a unique Persian architecture. It is nicknamed the city of 'wind catchers ' ( Shahre- Badgirha) . it is also very well-known for its Zoroastrain fire temples, Ab-Anbar ( cisterns ), Qanats ( underground channels ), Yakhchals ( coolers ),  Persian handicrafts, hand woven cloth ( Persian Termeh ), silk weaving and Persian cotton candy

yazd city

yazd

There are a number of unique souvenirs from Yazd to buy for yourself or as gifts to take back

Handicrafts souvenirs in Yazd province are various, some of which are would famous including carpets with charming patterns, cashmere carpet, Termeh, velvet, earthen ware, engraving, glassware and leather ware. These handicrafts are   suitable to be kept as souvenirs. Yazd is also famous for itʼs various sweets, the most well-known are Pashmak ( cotton candy ), Baqlava and Qotab

Historic City of Yazd

Termeh

Termeh is an elegant, hand-embroidered silk fabric with fine threads of gold woven in, similar to a brocade. Usually in paisley designs (Boteh), you can find it made into a variety of products such as shoes, bags, tablecloths and jewelry pouches

terme |ferdowsi hotel

terme |ferdowsi hotel

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Qutab

Qutab is an almond-filled deep-fried Iranian cuisine pastry prepared with flour, almonds, powdered sugar, vegetable oil and cardamom

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 qotab

Baqlava

Baqlava is 'Queen' of the sweets, star of festive tables, one item no one passes when offered and served. It made with almonds, pistachios, cardamom and rosewater. Is nothing like the Lebanese variety made with phyllo dough and drowned in honey

baqlava

baqlava |ferdowsi hotel

Pashmak

Pashmak is a form of Iranian candy floss or cotton candy, made from sugar. Pashmak is served on itʼs own or as an accompaniment to fruit, cakes, ice creams, puddings and desserts. Pashmak originated in the Iranian city of Yazd during Safavid Empire

pashmak

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Carpet

Antique rugs from Persia are almost referred to by the region where they were woven. Yazd rugs are one such example halfway between Isfahan and Kerman, both very important rug weaving centers in Iran, it is hardly surprising that Yazd became heir to take great tradition of classical Persian

rug and carpet weaving

carpet 

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All this souvenirs you can buy in Yazd-Bazaar. There are two kinds of roofed bazaars in Yazd, which are built on the principles of traditional architecture and civil engineering

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(Bazaar-che (small bazaar

These small bazaars is from the center of the city include a bakery, a butchers shop, a traditional apothecary, a green grocers, few small workshops, a mosque and an underground water reservoir. The small bazaars of Kushk NO, Shah Abolqasem and Qolam-Ali-Khorasani are of this type

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Bazaar

What we now see as a network of Yazd old bazaars is an extensive urban architectural complex located at the south of the city 

yazd city

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