Authorities of the UNESCO-registered Soltanieh, which supports the third-largest brick dome in the world, have commenced work to build or upgrade facilities at the ancient site.
Director of Soltaniyeh Dome World Heritage Site Hossein Eidani said on Tuesday that on the occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites (April 18), also known as World Heritage Day, a cleaning project was carried out in Soltaniyeh Dome located in the city of Soltaniyeh, the northwestern province of Zanjan.
On Saturday, an all-inclusive landscape project commenced on properties of Soltanieh Dome amid hopes to make the UNESCO-designated mausoleum more attractive for visitors.
The UNESCO-designated mausoleum of Oljaytu, also known as SoltaniehDome, has recently undergone a partial restoration aimed to fix worn-out bricks at the southwest corner of the colossal monument.
The cultural heritage and tourism directorate of Iran’s Zanjan province is set to launch a photography contest on the UNESCO-registered Dome of Soltaniyeh and its surrounding historical and touristic sites.
The UNESCO-listed Mausoleum of Oljaytu, which is commonly known as “Dome of Soltaniyeh” (Soltaniyeh Cupola), is one of Iran’s must-visit destinations for those interested in traditional Persian and genuine Islamic architecture.
It is not entirely clear what Trump meant by targets ‘important to Iran & the Iranian culture’, and a White House spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.