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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
Should see

You should see this fantastic castle. They repaired this place very good. The oldness of this area... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Ahmad T
Yazd, Iran
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Main Street | 50 km south to Yazd city, Saryazd, Iran
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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

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.

1  Thank Ahmad T
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!

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

Thank Ali J
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

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!

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

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.

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!

Thank RhodesMaria
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Wow.. amazing .. everything i wanted to see .. ruins.. fortress .. you ll see thd photos and know ehat i mean .. you can go inside and explore everything yourself .. quite an adventure inside

Thank Babak S
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21 October 2017|
Response from PaulNZ | Reviewed this property |
U.S Dollars 30.00 to just to this Castle & return to city. To take in the whole area (including other castle, oil city) say USD 50.00. It will take about 3-4 hours.
Terrence L
28 May 2017|
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Response from Ali A | 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 Ibis R | Reviewed this property |
the fortress is like 15m outside town. its after a village on a dirt road.