This city is located on the edge of the desert. It is interesting how experience has come to develop a city in which the rigors of sun are practically unnoticed with an intriguing cooling and water supply system. The people are very friendly. Continuously in galleries and ladies covered in black, admirable images are created.
This is a desert area comprising eastern Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Just south of Yazd in the desert there is a restored circular Caravanserai. This is a kind of fortress inn on the Silk Route nestled in the desert which at sunset unfolds stunning images. Another place to explore.
The Markar Museum is located in a building dating back more than eighty years with magnificent and unparalleled architecture. The brick building was used as the dormitory for the students of the Markar boarding school and its architecture allows for máximum use of sunlight thus conserving energy at the highest level.
The complex uses various traditional water supply methods like qanat, among others which are open to be visit in the museum. The traditional baths and toilet, open to visit in the courtyard of the complex, will get the visitors acquainted with the lifestyle of people of 80 years ago. The Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture is situated in a basement suite. Initially, the visitors can learn about the history of the Markar complex along with the biography of its founder, Pashootan Ji Dusabhai Markar.
Getting familiar with Zarathustra, the first Iranian prophet, along with the Holy Book of Gatha are among the several parts of the museum. Traditional celebrations and rituals of the Zoroastrians, traditional dressing code of Zoroastrians, Zoroastrian holy shrines such as Chak Chak, and the outstanding monuments of Zoroastrians, like the towers of silence and the Fire Temple are also among some other sections of the museum that tourists can visit and get acquainted with.
Markar museum is open and ready to host visitors every day except Mondays from 16:30 to 20:30. Continuous improvement is one of the standards of this museum. The museum is located near the Fire Temple of Yazd with less than ten minutes of walk