A 400-year-old iconic mosque in Iran’s central city of Isfahan listed as a UN World Heritage Site has been damaged during restoration work, officials said Monday.
Authorities of the UNESCO-registered Soltanieh, which supports the third-largest brick dome in the world, have commenced work to build or upgrade facilities at the ancient site.
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The registration of the Cultural Landscape of Huraman or Uraman, located in the heart of the Zagros Mountains in the provinces of Kordestan and Kermanshah, on the UNESCO list signifies the important role played by the region in the development of Iran’s tourism sector.
Director of Soltaniyeh Dome World Heritage Site Hossein Eidani said on Tuesday that on the occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites (April 18), also known as World Heritage Day, a cleaning project was carried out in Soltaniyeh Dome located in the city of Soltaniyeh, the northwestern province of Zanjan.
Tabriz, one of the oldest cities of East Azerbaijan province, is the home of mystics and poets, the origin of grace and art and one of the important regions of Iran that enjoys many tourist attractions.
The UNESCO World Heritage Trans-Iranian railway crosses four distinct climates—and challenges stereotypes of this long isolated country.
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the valuable treasures of Naghsh-e-Jahan Square in Isfahan- a historical square where every corner you look at is a masterpiece of Iranian architecture. It has already been registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Many Iranians and those interested in Iran’s most famous historical and cultural attractions around the world in visit Iran. Besides, according to international scholars and historians, Iran is an ancient land with rich and valuable culture and history whose numerous archaeological, historical and cultural sites should be protected like a valuable treasure.
Plan to install a cable car system in the northern province of Golestan poses no threat to the UNESCO-registered Hyrcanian forests, a senior advisor to the tourism minister has said.
A total of 100 cypress trees were planted in the UNESCO-designated Shazdeh Garden to mark National Tree Planting Day, the director of the World Heritage site has said.
A permanent market for handicrafts is planned to be established near the UNESCO-designated Pasargadae, southern Fars province.
The UNESCO-designated Uramanat seeks to launch a special research institute to conduct surveys across the vast rural landscape situated in western Iran.
A workshop has recently been held to introduce local communities and tourists to Iran’s UNESCO-registered Hyrcanian forests (also known as Caspian forests).
A host of experts in the Persian qanat system started discussing ways to preserve the time-honored heritage during a three-day conference kicked off on Saturday in Kerman province.
Despite having vast potential for tourism progress, the city of Bam is still somehow a lesser-known destination, the governor of the southern Iranian city has said.
Naghsh-e Jahan Square is one of the oldest squares in Isfahan province and one of the most beautiful monuments registered in UNESCO World Heritage List.
Preliminary archaeological assessments suggest the UNESCO-registered Uramanat region is composed of over 700 ancient sites, the director of the world Heritage said on Sunday.