Friday, June 27, 2008

Dowlatabad Garden in Yazd

Dowlatabad Garden a Must See Site

The Dowlatabad garden has an aggregate of buildings which were designed and constructed during the time of Mohammad Taqi Khan in the Zandieh era in the city of Yazd
According to Irantravel website, it was the residence of Khan and his government and officials. The wind trapper of this garden is 33 meters high and is considered an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of the Yazdi architects’ genius, mental ability, talent and art.
The most significant characteristic of the design of the buildings is believed to be the attempt of the architect in selecting tactful angles for providing the best views and landscape.
Dowlatabad garden is regarded as one of the sites worth visiting due to verdant gardening skill in landscape architecture, irrigation method, and richness of architectural design. It is for this reason that the same has been recorded as a historic building.
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