Seven stunning additions to the UNESCO heritage list 2019; Rachel Graham; EuroNews

A visual journey through the new entrants to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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It’s time to rid Iran’s millennium-old brick tower of weeds; Afshin Majlesi; Tehran Times

It’s quite natural that weeds spread almost everywhere in a mild and humid climate; they grow, whether we like it or not!

Source: It’s time to rid Iran’s millennium-old brick tower of weeds

22 Most beautiful places to visit in Iran, including a 13-day Itinerary; Gloria Apara; Nomadic Chica

There was nothing but good experiences during the 13 days Gloria Apara was traveling in Iran and these are all her favorite most beautiful places to visit in Iran.

Source: 22 Most beautiful places to visit in Iran, including a 13-day Itinerary

Foreign arrivals in Yazd jumps 29% in 4 months on year; Tehran Times

The number of foreign travelers visiting Iran’s Yazd province surged 29 percent in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

Source: Foreign arrivals in Yazd jumps 29% in 4 months on year

UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert draws 5,000 foreign visitors a year; Tehran Times

Over 5,000 foreign sightseers visited the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2019).

Source: UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert draws 5,000 foreign visitors a year

Iran introduces visa-free policy for Chinese citizens; China Daily

Chinese travelers visiting Iran for travel or business purpose do not need visa anymore, confirmed the Chinese embassy in Iran on Tuesday.

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mohammad hassan forouzanfar combines iranian and american landmarks for ‘peace’ project; Lynne Myers; Design Bloom

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Hyrcanian forests to be equipped with technological support; Tehran Times

Hyrcanian forests will be equipped with modern technology devices such as camera traps, drones and fire-detection sensors, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has said.

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Photos of Isfahan, Iran’s important historical site; Xinhua

Photos show Iran’s important historical site, Isfahan.

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New UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Pictures: Part 2

Forêt de hêtres, Mazandaran

Find out what makes these new UNESCO World Heritage Sites outstanding

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Need To See Another Total Solar Eclipse? Here’s When, Where And How To See One In The Next 20 Years; Jamie Carter; Forbes

Experiencing totality is an other-worldly experience, and it only happens on average once every 18 months somewhere on Earth. Here’s when to plan a trip to see nature’s grandest spectacle.

Source: Need To See Another Total Solar Eclipse? Here’s When, Where And How To See One In The Next 20 Years

Trump sanctions hurt everyday life in Iran; Hideki Yabu; NHK WORLD

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump imposed what he called the “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran. They target the country’s oil and banking, among other sectors. Iranians are already feeling the effects of these measures.

Source: Trump sanctions hurt everyday life in Iran | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Ziggurat of Choga Zanbil magnificent ruins; Zahra Mirzafarjouyan; MehrNews

Ziggurat of Choga Zanbil, the world’s largest ziggurat is located in Shush; a city in Khuzestan Province, southwest of Iran. It was the first Iranian monument to be registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

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Where Are The Most Beautiful Natural Places In Iran?; Rashel Jones; Medium.com

If you are seeking for a country to which travel, absolutely Iran could be one of your best choices. As far as Iran is a four-season…

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Paradise on Earth: Ancient gardens in Iran; Bernard Joseph Esposo Guerrero; Business Mirror

While different civilizations and cultures developed their own interpretations of gardens, one should wonder where the concept of a garden originated. The Bible contains the earliest-mentioned garden, the Garden of Eden, which is believed to have flourished near present-day Tabriz in Iran. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, in […]

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The world truly possessing most UNESCO heritages is now the cheapest one to travel; Tehran Times

Iran has seen an increase in the number of annual visitors over the past few years, because of its developing four-year plans that on each plan, concentrates on special parts of the industry and for now they are focusing more on the tourism industry growth, which is sure to attract even more, the reason will be discussed a little later.

Source: The world truly possessing most UNESCO heritages is now the cheapest one to travel

International Day for Biological Diversity 2019: Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health; Unesco

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Iran is irresistible; Christine Dayrit; Philstar.com

Iran is a jewel waiting to be discovered.

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Why you must visit Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Tehran Times

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First intl. conf. on tourism in Lut Desert opens in Birjand; Marjohn Sheikhi; MehrNews

The University of Birjand in South Kkhorasan province is hosting the first international conference on tourism in Lut Desert, which is a UNESCO-inscribed and the world’s 27th-largest desert in eastern Iran.

Source: First intl. conf. on tourism in Lut Desert opens in Birjand