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Mehrjard Castle is a big castle with five watchtowers, 3 watchtowers in southern parts and 2 ones in northern parts. This castle is among the samples of castles exists in all villages of Meybod. The castle has been built during Afsharieh period with three floors, a ditch around it and a water well inside. It used to be the site for Mehjardian people to live but later due to the safety of the city and overpopulation changed to the place for keeping people's property and provisions. The castle consists of 210 small and large rooms, inside the rooms there are some clayey crocks sometimes with the height of 2.5 m emblazoned with the names of The Imams; the interesting point is that the crocks are made inside the rooms. The rooms are connected to each other by narrow covered corridors. Each of these rooms belongs to a Mehjardian family with a title deed.

Meybod's Tourist attractions

Narin Qaleh ( Narin Castle )

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The Narin Qal'eh or Narin Castle is a mud-brick fort or castle in the town of Meybod, Iran. Structures like these constituted the government stronghold in some of the older (pre-Islamic) towns of central Iran. Some of these castles incorporate mud bricks of the Medes period and of the A...

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Dovecote Of Meybod

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A dovecote or dovecot (Scots: doocot) is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves. Dovecotes may be square or circular free-standing structures or built into the end of a house or barn. They generally contain pigeonholes for the birds to nest. Pigeons and doves were an important f...

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Kolar Ab anbar ( Water reservoir )

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Kolar water reservoir is one of the historic and touristic attractions of Meybod Township located in front of Robat-e-Meybod. According to its inscription belongs to 11 century (AH). It is in front of the entrance of four-arched caravansary in Safavid style called Rbobat Shah Abbasi's c...

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Robat Shah Abbasi Caravanserai

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Maybod Robat (inn) or Caravanseray is located net to city rampart. This Caravanseray is considered as one of the most complete complex of road maintenance of ancient age. From location viewpoint it is located exactly at Kasnava Qanats spring and near Maybod western gate. But it is cert...

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Chapar Khaneh of Meybod ( Pony Express )

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Meybod Ancient Ice House

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Ice houses or icehouses are buildings used to store ice throughout the year, commonly used prior to the invention of the refrigerator. Some were underground chambers, usually man-made, close to natural sources of winter ice such as freshwater lakes, but many were buildings with various ...

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Mehrjard Castle

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Mehrjard Castle is a big castle with five watchtowers, 3 watchtowers in southern parts and 2 ones in northern parts. This castle is among the samples of castles exists in all villages of Meybod. The castle has been built during Afsharieh period with three floors, a ditch around it and a...

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Salar Hose

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Meybod's Goods And Crops

Pottery and Ceramics

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Pottery, the oldest handmade artwork, has a 6,000-year-old history in Iran. Local people call the earthenware ‘Kevareh’, which is made of clay. The earthenware is world famous for its designs, especially “fish”, “the lady sun” and “the hen”. Meybod is a prominent pottery-producing cente...

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Handmade Rug ( Kilim and Zilou )

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Meybod is a premier zilou-producing center. With regard to its pattern and fabric, it resembles wicker works and was used to carpet the mosques and holy places. Zilou is made of cotton thread and comes in sizes of 3 meters by 4 meters or 2 meters by 3 meters. The white and blue zilou ...

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