Dowlat Abad Garden; A glimmering gem in the heart of the desert.
Dowlat Abad Garden is one of the oldest Persian gardens with more than 300 years of age. This radiant treasure has proven to be worthy of its eminent reputation.
In the olden days, this Eden was where the lord of the Yazd and his family used to live. On top of that, it was a place where governmental matters of importance took place. Hence, it includes one of the most exquisite historical and administrative buildings that was ever designed throughout the history of Yazd. Nowadays, this glorious and gorgeous garden has opened its doors towards tourists and visitors throughout the world and willingly welcomes them.
An interesting fact that’s worthy to mention is that Dowlat Abad Garden is one of the nine Persian gardens that are registered as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Dowlat Abad Garden is considered as one of most historic gardens in the contemporary era. You’ll certainly be stunned by the illustration of heaven that comes from every corner of the garden that will leave you gazing in admiration for hours. This peace of heaven is reputed for enchanting anyone who visits it and leaving them in awe.
There are flourishing trees with an incredible amount of height such as grape trees, pine trees, cypress trees, pomegranate trees and cherry trees in every corner of this splendid garden that all in one, have created the perfect ambience of the paradise.
Dowlat Abad Garden also has an exceptional wind tower that makes it even more unique. This wind tower with the height of 33.8 meters, counts as the tallest wind tower of the world. Unlike the structure of the other wind towers that are rectangular, this one owns an octagonal structure. This unique feature causes the blowing wind to be caught from every direction and enter the wind tower’s windows in order to be guided downwards.
This spectacular garden has its own momentous attractions in the brightness of the daylight, but in the darkness of the night, it’s a whole new world. The twinkling star-like lanterns alongside the tall trees, creates a brilliant atmosphere as if it’s a bright shining diamond in the middle of the night. You will also notice how paradoxical the stained glasses look at different times of the day due the radiation of various light sources.
You’ll be charmed by the dance of the colorful rays spread from the stained glasses due to radiation of the sunbeams. In addition to the stained glasses, the Platane wooden lattice door, fountains filled with lucid water within the mansion and the centenarian berry trees and so on, will assuredly seek your attention.
You can enjoy a marvelous evening and spend your time creating an unforgettable and memorable experience at this heavenly garden from 7:00 in the morning till 22:30 around the midnight.