Category: Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Walkway to connect Cyrus the Great’s tomb to nearby caravanserai; Tehran Times

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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.

Source: Walkway to connect Cyrus the Great’s tomb to nearby caravanserai

Experts from Iran, Germany hunt for archaeological clues in Uramanat; Tehran Times

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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.

Source: Experts from Iran, Germany hunt for archaeological clues in Uramanat

Minister visits ancient qanat, says it symbolizes identity of hard-working men; Tehran Times

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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.

Source: Minister visits ancient qanat, says it symbolizes identity of hard-working men

Persepolis stone fragments being documented, preserved for future generations; Tehran Times

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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.

Source: Persepolis stone fragments being documented, preserved for future generations