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Sar Yazd Castle, Saryazd

#8 of 18 in Historic Sites in Yazd Province
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Learn about the first bank in the world with a visit to Sar Yazd Castle. See the marvelous citadel built from mud bricks, which dates back to the third century CE, and which served as a place where the people of the city would keep their treasures and grains. It represented the safest location because of its high walls and towers, and a moat that prevented intruders from attacking and looting. Explore the three floors with over 450 rooms, and ask your guide tell you more about the history and customs of the people who lived here. To visit Sar Yazd Castle on your trip to Saryazd, use our Saryazd journey planner.
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  • This castle is located in one of the villages of Yazd province called "Sar yazd" and I assure you that it is worth visiting once. This amazing castle belongs to the Sassanid era(3th-7th century AD...  more »
  • SARYazd is a village of unique architecture with amazing earth structures. It has beautiful castles dating back to Yazd. Be sure to experiment  more »
  • It was a bank in its time to keep people's treasure safe. It has lots of small rooms which I think were people's accounts. Very adventurous.
  • Amazing place must discover! It used to be as national treasury.
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