Shahr-e Sukhteh is a lost jewel in Iran which archeologists consider it as the world’s first city in terms of urban texture, population and urban planning. It is the remains of an ancient city and archaeological site of a sizable Bronze Age in southwestern Iran.
Four Hamedan tourist sites and historical monuments are on UNESCO Temporary List of World Heritage, Director General of the Office for the Preservation and Restoration of Monuments of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Hadi Amini Roueini said on Wednesday.
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus is being restored according to UNESCO standards and benefiting from technical experts, director of Iran’s Armenian monastic ensembles has said.
Chehel Sotoun; a blend of prominent Persian garden, glorious palace; Zahra Mirzafarjouyan; Mehr News
Located next to Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Chahar Bagh, Chehel Sotoun Palace is considered as one of the tourist attractions of Isfahan, Iran.
A visual journey through the new entrants to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
It’s quite natural that weeds spread almost everywhere in a mild and humid climate; they grow, whether we like it or not!
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.
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).
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.
Photos show Iran’s important historical site, Isfahan.
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.
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 Iraq, are also too legendary—so much so that they, too, cannot really be ascertained if and where they existed.
Set within a gorgeous garden, Bagh-e Narenjestan, which encircles a scenic pavilion, was built for the wealthy and powerful Mohammad-Ali Khan Qavam al-Molk in the late 19th century in Shiraz, southern Iran.
The richly manicured yet historical Fin Garden or Bagh-e Fin is located in the city of Kashan, on the margins of central Iranian desert.
The Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, located in Khuzestan province in south-western Iran, is a temple of the 13th century BCE that the Elamites had built for their gods.
Images of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in the southwestern Iranian Province of Khuzestan.
Shadravan Bridge, also known as Caesar Bridge, whose construction dates back to the Sassanid era, is said to be the most ancient bridge in the world.
TEHRAN – For thousands of years, qanat systems have supplied water to agricultural and permanent settlements in arid regions of Iran, tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along underground tunnels by gravity, often over many kilometers.
Abbasabad complex inspired its name from the name of Shah Abbas (1571-1629 AD), is one of the special Persian gardens inscribed on UNESCO world heritage list due to its perfect architecture.