Category: Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Iran’s UNESCO-listed Isfahan mosque damaged in restoration; AFP

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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.

Source: Iran’s UNESCO-listed Isfahan mosque damaged in restoration

UNESCO’s Uraman registration contributes to sustainable tourism development; IRNA

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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.

Source: UNESCO’s Uraman registration contributes to sustainable tourism development

Cleaning project implemented in Soltaniyeh Dome of Zanjan Province: Official; IRNA

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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.

Source: Cleaning project implemented in Soltaniyeh Dome of Zanjan Province: Official

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque: A Famous Masterpiece of Iranian Architecture; Tasnim News Agency

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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.

Source: Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque: A Famous Masterpiece of Iranian Architecture – Tourism news – Tasnim News Agency

Visit attractions in Iran-Culture Trip; IranDestination; LinkedIn

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Visit attractions in Iran-Culture Trip

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.

Source: Visit attractions in Iran-Culture Trip