Yazd province with over 3000 years of history, possess cultural heritage and numerous natural tourism resources consists of more than 6500 tourist attractions including most unique civil historic fabric which is still alive, buildings belonging to the periods before Islam and Islamic architecture and cultural capitals including traditional arts and handicraft industries, clothing, ethnic foods, and customs and traditions of which more than 1586 are registered in national heritage list. The historic city of Yazd inscribed on UNESCO world heritage list in 2017 and the location of the province in desert and mountainous ecosystems has created varied and valuable natural tourism resources such as the Shirkouh mountains range and Dasht-e-Kavir, protected areas, tourism regions and villages in ten cities of the province, caves, waterfalls, and etc.

Potential and Advantages of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

Benefiting from existing cultural, architectural, religious and natural capital of the province as one of the most important tourism centers of the country with national and international operations in this regard.
Enjoyment of relatively suitable infrastructures for developing tourism industry
National and global registration of valuable historical monuments of the province in order to preserve and reconstruct them.
2270 hectares of historical area.
6500 historical places and buildings.
88 modern and traditional hotels.
18 registered natural tourism attractions.

Investment Priorities in Cultural Heritage and Tourism:

Investment in order to complete and utilize superior tourism areas in the province
Investment in order to organize, reconstruct and utilize important historical monuments
Establishing traditional residential units in historic fabrics of the cities
Investment in order to complete and utilize projects of Pardisan complex
Establishing 10 roadside service complexes, 14 camping units, and 8 hotel residential units in the province
Investment in order to establish a handicraft, gold and jewelry market