Visitors to the UNESCO-registered Pasargadae will soon find a special walkway that connects the tomb of Cyrus the Great to a nearby caravanserai, the director of the World Heritage site has said.
A team of archaeologists from Iran and Germany has carried out a field survey in Uramanat, an ancient rural region in western Iran, which earlier this year was named a UNESCO World Heritage.
As one of Yazd’s most important attractions and wonders, the Qanat of Zarch is a symbol of culture, civilization, and identity of hard-working people in central Iran, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ezatollah Zarghami has said.
The figurines are the latest in a series of amazing discoveries there.
The second phase of a massive documentation project has commenced in the UNESCO-registered Persepolis to collect, classify, restore and preserve stone fragments scattered across the once ceremonial capital of Achaemenid kings for future generations.
On Saturday, an all-inclusive landscape project commenced on properties of Soltanieh Dome amid hopes to make the UNESCO-designated mausoleum more attractive for visitors.
The UNESCO-registered Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System has been closed to visitors amid safety concerns after its western side was announced to be “unstable”.
The UNESCO-designated mausoleum of Oljaytu, also known as SoltaniehDome, has recently undergone a partial restoration aimed to fix worn-out bricks at the southwest corner of the colossal monument.
Iranian government has allocated a sum of 200 billion rials (about $4.7 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) to develop tourism infrastructure at the UNESCO-designated Pasargadae.
A joint research team of Iranian and French scientists has published their results of the dating of the Sarvestan Monument in the journal Archaeometry.
The “world’s largest” nabkha (coppice dune) has recently been discovered within the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran, the director of the World Heritage site has announced.
A clean-up project has recently been completed on Shahdad, part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, a local tourism official has announced.
Much more attention will be devoted to various destinations in the west side of Iran, the ones which are generally lesser-known to potential sightseers and vacationers, an official with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts has said.
Arak railway station, as part of Iran’s national railway, was inaugurated on August 25, 1938, and after near 83 years of its inauguration, it was registered at the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The new World Heritage Sites, from pre-historic settlements and Roman frontiers to one of the oldest astronomical observatories.
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 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.