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The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus, a UNESCO-registered property in West Azarbaijan province, has launched a series of 360° virtual tours, the provincial tourism chief has announced.
Three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Khuzestan province have been selected as the pilot area of a joint project to be undertaken by Iranian and Italian missions.
The cities of Porto and Isfahan will soon sign a sister city agreement as the two cities have common cultural, architectural and historical features, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
The Iranian National Commission for UNESCO will be hosting a virtual photo exhibit of the three photogenic ancient churches that constitute the Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran.
TEHRAN – Tens of tourism and cultural heritage experts, academia, and researchers discussed the lesser-known tourism potentials of Lut Desert in a two-day online conference that ended on Friday.
Eram Garden is a magnificent and historical garden located in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz.
A restoration work has been commenced on the Qajar-era (1789–1925) Khalkhali mosque, which is located in the UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province, the director of the World Heritage site has said.
A total of 200 shops have been restored in the UNESCO-designated bazaar of Tabriz during the current Iranian year (started March 2020), months after a blaze swept through the ancient site.
Sets of electronic protection devices and surveillance cameras have recently been installed across the UNESCO-registered Tchogha Zanbil, which is a ruined prehistoric ziggurat and a top tourist destination in southwest Iran.
The cultural heritage and tourism directorate of Iran’s Zanjan province is set to launch a photography contest on the UNESCO-registered Dome of Soltaniyeh and its surrounding historical and touristic sites.
Construction of a reserve reservoir for a UNESCO-registered qanat was officially begun on Thursday in Baghestan, a town in Ferdows county of Iran’s South Khorasan province.
An anthropology museum as well as a research center are under construction in the UNESCO-registered Maymand, a southeastern Iranian village of troglodytes.
A landscape project will soon commence on the UNESCO-registered Bam Citadel and its surroundings in southeast Iran.
A book on the UNESCO-registered Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, which is known globally as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’, has recently been published in Braille.
Most of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, cultural heritage museums, and historical sites across the country have gone on lockdown for at least two weeks in cities defined as the high-risk “red” zones due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Following many ups and downs, the construction of a controversial sugar factory within the legal boundaries of UNESCO-registered Tchogha Zanbil, a prehistoric ziggurat in southwest Iran, is now cancelled.
Iran’s UNESCO-registered Hyrcanian forests (also known as Caspian forests), dating back some 50 million years, could lose its prestigious UNESCO status if the project of setting up gondola lifts is implemented as planned.
Restoration work has begun on qanat of Ebrahim Abad, which is situated in Arak, central Iran. The monument is one of the country’s aqueducts registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage.
Iran, one of the friendliest countries on Earth, was once the heart of the mighty Persian Empire which almost stretched from Greece all the way to China. And now, what we know as modern Iran is the inheritor of a land full of sites of high cultural values from corner to corner.