Tag: IR – Bam and its Cultural Landscape

Despite hosting UNESCO sites, Kerman tourism potential still unappreciated; Tehran Times

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Despite being home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, Kerman province is not still a giant tourist destination, the provincial tourism chief has announced.

Source: Despite hosting UNESCO sites, Kerman tourism potential still unappreciated

What is a World Heritage Site? How Unesco is preserving cultural history around the world; The National

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The World Heritage Committee will accept new nominations this week…

Source: What is a World Heritage Site? How Unesco is preserving cultural history around the world

Landscape project to alter Bam Citadel, surroundings; Tehran Times

A landscape project will soon commence on the UNESCO-registered Bam Citadel and its surroundings in southeast Iran.

Source: Landscape project to alter Bam Citadel, surroundings

UNESCO sites shut down amid third wave of COVID-19 in Iran; Tehran Times

Most of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, cultural heritage museums, and historical sites across the country have gone on lockdown for at least two weeks in cities defined as the high-risk “red” zones due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: UNESCO sites shut down amid third wave of COVID-19 in Iran

23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Iran; Radio Farda

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Why Iran Is Opening Its Doors to Bold Architecture; Nick Mafi; Architectural Digest

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With 21 UNESCO World Heritage sites already within the country’s borders, the modern architecture movement appears to be making up for lost time…

Source: Why Iran Is Opening Its Doors to Bold Architecture

UNESCO Chief Visits World Heritage Site of Arg-e-Bam; Tasnim News Agency

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Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova, on Sunday visited the largest adobe building in the world known as ‘Arg-e-Bam’, located in Bam, a city in Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman.

Source: UNESCO Chief Visits World Heritage Site of ‘Arg-e-Bam’ – Society/Culture news – Tasnim News Agency

Photos: Bam Citadel, 10 Years After Quake; Rahim Baniasad; Payvand

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A decade on, Iran’s quake-hit Bam eyes new era; Cyril Julien; AFP

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Iran sits on seismic fault lines and has been hit by many earthquakes of various magnitudes over the years…

Source: A decade on, Iran’s quake-hit Bam eyes new era | Al Arabiya English

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