Tag: IR – Persepolis

UNESCO-designated Persepolis launches UAV documentation; Tehran Times

Photo: IRNA

Authorities of Persepolis have launched an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) documentation project to help study and analyze the neighboring lands and properties, which encircle the UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Iran.

Source: UNESCO-designated Persepolis launches UAV documentation

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

Photo: Tehran Times

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

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