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Saryazd village

Not open every day!! Call him before trip Maybe can 🐫 camel riding inside village-- if go with... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Yazd, Iran
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An old castle, with nice people and atmosphere

Maintenance not good, many walls were erode away, may be due to it was very an old building. It... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Main Street | 50 km south to Yazd city, Saryazd, Iran
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Not open every day!! Call him before trip Maybe can 🐫 camel riding inside village-- if go with driver guide is much better!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yazdtours
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Maintenance not good, many walls were erode away, may be due to it was very an old building. It contain >1000 of rooms and some are very small that tall people may knock their heads and full figure ones need to enter carefully. At the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Chrisman0701
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

You should see this fantastic castle. They repaired this place very good. The oldness of this area is from Sasanid daynasty, means it is from more than 1500 years ago.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ahmad-Tavakoli
Reviewed 22 November 2017

It's located approximately 35 kilometers far from Yazd a very amazing place for those who like to see old castles in the heart of Iran!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank C2P-Iran
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This castle is the last shelter for local people. Hiding the precious things and jewels is the main purpose of this structure. 3 tall walls and other obstacle prevent the enemies to enter. Saryazd castle is really fascinating place to visit which is located 40...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Roya-HZB
Reviewed 28 May 2017

All the adjectives have been used in previous reports. Here’s my tips for independent travellers instead (a.) Go on a Friday which is the Iranian day off if you can. We were there on a Friday and there was just us two and a family...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank PaulNZ
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

not far from Yazd located in small genuine village this fortress is just stunning ! there is a really nice ambiance and with special atmosphere visit it ll help the locals to take care of their patrimoine!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ksarman
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A great short excursion from Yazd (~30kms) at Mehriz and very worthwhile if you have time. This majestic desert fort has all the exterior walls in tact and a magnificent main tower. You can wander inside and whilst some of the internal structures gave collapsed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This fortress was used as a safe by merchants and peasants to store goods. Clever wooden locks to block doors. Amazing & good fun. Camel rides available in the village.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Just before Yazd, Sar-Yazd used to be the place where the merchants would trust their merchandise with someone they trusted and head for Yazd to make the sale! Nice little castle, very polite guard!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RhodesMaria
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21 October 2017|
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Response from laeman |
We paid 5 Euro per car to go to saryazd castle and come back. Pick up and drop off at our hostel. It takes about 40mins each way.
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Terrence L
28 May 2017|
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Response from aliamiri525 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sar Yazd is about 40 kms far away from Yazd to the South (the way to Kerman). It is close to Mehriz
10 March 2016|
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Response from tikicici2 | Reviewed this property |
the fortress is like 15m outside town. its after a village on a dirt road.