Meybod is a city located in the north of Yazd province, and in the geographical center of Iran. According to some evidence, Meybod is considered one of the first human habitats in the center of Iran. Meybod is a city of 7,000 years old, and because of its valuable historical texture.

Many parts of the city have been registered on the list of historical monuments of Iran, and also is part of the Tentative List in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. Meybod city with 22 blue mills introduced as UNESCO city of water mills.

Once upon a time, it was located along the Sea of Saveh, and its inhabitants moved through the lake. Due to the finding of the coin of “Meybod” in the Sassanid period, the “Meybod” was an authentic and important city at the end of the Sassanid period, because from a small number of the one hundred eleven towns identified in Iran before Islam,  Meybod have been given the conditions and permission for coinage.

house pigeons or doves Meybod

The first Yazdi historian in the fourteenth century described the construction of the “Narin Ghaleh”  (castle in English) as a mythical and legendary, indicating that even at that time, general and specific, they were aware of the long standing of this place. He says that “King Solomon” created “Narin Castle” to hide his treasure. “Narin Castle” can be seen in the early centuries of Islam, as well as its great significance, and has been an impenetrable castle for the enemies. From the castle, there are underground tunnels to the whole city to provide water and food, which has been an important reason that has never been conquered by any of the enemies.

watermill Meybod