The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added the historical texture of the Iranian city of Yazd to its list of world heritage sites.
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee registered the site during its 41st meeting in Krakow, Poland.
Dating back to five thousand years ago, Yazd is believed to be the world's largest inhabited adobe city. It is known for its unique architectural features, Zoroastrian fire temples and traditional windtowers.
The historical structure of Yazd also includes a collection of religious monuments, boasting different Islamic architectural elements. The central city is Iran’s 22nd world heritage site registered by UNESCO.