13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Yazd, Iran

Yazd, Iran: The ancient Silk Road city as it looks today. Yazd served as a hub of the Zoroastrian religion even after the Arabs conquered Persia in the 7th Century. The city is known for its silk weaving, carpets, textiles, sweets and strong family culture.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Yazd, Iran
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Amy Siqveland