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Meybud County is a county in Yazd Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Meybod. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 70,728, in 19,076 families.
Meybod is a major desert city in Yazd Province, Iran with a population of about 75,000 making it the second major city in Yazd. IIt is an ancient city that goes back to pre-Islamic arena and, hence, is the home to many ancient points of interests. The Historical City of Meybod is part of the Tentative ...see more List in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
It was the capital of Iran during the Mozaffari period. Mozaffari kingdom originated from Meybod where the first king was born. One of the oldest castles in Iran is Narin ghaleh in Meybod, which dates back from the Sasanid. Chapar khaneh and Kervansaray Abbas are some other examples of the historical buildings from Safavid era.
Unfortunately some of its historical points were demolished by local authorities who did not understand the archeological values. Yet, it hosts many tourists from every corner of the world everyday.
Narenj (Narin) Castle This building, which in colloquial language is called Narenj Castle, is one of the most important relics of the province dating back to the period before the advent of Islam to Iran, and has been recorded as one of the national buildings. This ancient castle has been constructed on the top of Galeen hill and overlooks the city. It seems that upper floors of the building have been reconstructed and belong to the Islamic era. A section of the building was destroyed in the course of road construction during the reign of Pahlavi II.

The county has 3 district: the Central District, the Bafruiyeh District and Nadushan District. The county has 3 city: Meybod, Nadushan and Bafruiyeh.

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Meybod's Tourist attractions

Narin Qaleh ( Narin Castle )

Narin Qaleh ( ...

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

Dovecote Of Me...

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 )

Kolar Ab anbar...

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

Robat Shah Abb...

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

Meybod Ancient...

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

Mehrjard Castl...

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...

Salar Hose

Salar Hose


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Meybod's Goods And Crops

Pottery and Ceramics

Pottery and Ce...

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...

Handmade Rug ( Kilim and Zilou )

Handmade Rug (...

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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