Zurkhaneh sport is another name for Iranian traditional sports. The place where they do traditional sports is called a Zurkhaneh”. Apart from traditional sports, athletic wrestling is also done in Zurkhaneh.
The world registry documents of athletic and zurkhaneh traditions were prepared by the efforts of Iranian Federation of Athletic and Zurkhaneh Sports with the help of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. Athletic and Zurkhaneh traditions were registered in UNESCO list of spiritual heritage by Iran on 25th of Aban 1389 or 16th of November 2010.
Saheb al-Zaman Zurkhaneh (AJ) is the greatest Zurkhaneh in Yazd Province and all its equipment and materials are from Cultural Heritage Organization and its land is for Endowments Directorate.