“Hand of Achaemenid soldier” attached to bas-relief in Persepolis; Tehran Times

The left hand of a huge Achaemenid-era (c. 550 – 330 BC) bas-relief carving, depicting a soldier grabbing a spear, has recently been attached to the rock-carved art after decades in the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, southern Iran.

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Iran’s first UNESCO sites registered when the daily was born; Tehran Times

Since it was established in May 1979, the Tehran Times has put the priority on covering top stories about Iran’s history, cultural heritage, tourism, folk traditions, festivals and arts as well as notifying potential threats in these realms in line with its main mission to air the voice of the Islamic Revolution.

Source: Iran’s first UNESCO sites registered when the daily was born

Persepolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site; MEHR News Agency

Build some 2,500 years ago by the Achaemenid Empire, Persepolis is one of the unique historical sites in Iran and in the world. The site has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage since 1979. These photos, recently taken from the ancient city in Fars province, is being released on the occasion of World Heritage Day on April 18.

Source: Persepolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site

What to Do and What to Visit in Iran; Iran Front Page News

Iran is a beautiful destination that offers a wide variety of historic sites, delicious foods, and unique activities. It also offers beautiful countryside and captivating mountains.

Source: What to Do and What to Visit in Iran | Iran Front Page

Persian Empire – Facts & Summary; HISTORY.com

Iran – Persepolis

The Persian Empire is the name given to a series of dynasties centered in modern-day Iran that spanned several centuries—from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D.

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A Day Exploring Persepolis and Necropolis; wwelland; Travelling The World Solo

Iran – Persepolis

By this point, wwelland thinks she have pretty well established that Shiraz is an undeniably beautiful city. However, two of the cities biggest attractions actually lie quite a few kilometres outside the city limits.

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Iran Home to 19 UNESCO-Registered Sites; Blackmoon; Pakistan Defense

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Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Persepolis

 

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Gorgeous Photos That Show Why Iran Is A New Tourist Hotspot; Blackmoon; Pakistan Defence

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