Dolat-Abad Garden ( Dowlat Abad Garden )
Dolat-Abad garden in the city of Yazd is a great example of “Persian Garden”. The garden dates back to Zand dynasty, in the 18th century and is estimated to be about 260 years old. The windcatcher on the roof of the building is 33 m high, the highest windcatcher ever known so far. The ruler of city had a Qanat made and named it Dolat-Abad. The Qanat was later used in creation of the garden. The existence of Dolat-Abad Qanat is of paramount importance. It is comprised of a network of smaller Qanats and is estimated to be more than two hundred years old.
The site lied in an area of approximately 5.6 hectares which includes entrance house, porch and windcatcher, Behesht-e Ayin mansion, Hall of Mirrors, Tehrani mansion, two gate cistern and Nasser Garden. Green space, trees such as cypress, pine or fruit tree, as well as flowers like red Mohammadi can be seen in each corner of this beautiful garden.
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