Grand Mosque of Urmia(30)

Grand Mosque of Urmia: An Architectural Masterpiece

The Grand Mosque of Urmia in northwestern Iran, which is the city’s congregational mosque (Jāme), is considered an architectural masterpiece dating back to hundreds of years ago.
Iran’s Traditional Soap

Art of Making Iran’s Traditional Soap Registered Nationally

An Iranian cultural official announced that the art of making the traditional soap of Maragheh, a city in northwestern Iran, has been registered in the list of Iran's national intangible cultural heritage items.
MP Warns against Construction Projects Endangering Historical Sites

MP Warns against Construction Projects Endangering Historical Sites

An Iranian lawmaker warned against the construction projects that endanger historical sites, particularly those in central Iranian city of Yazd which threaten an old structure due to be registered as a world heritage site.
Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

An important artwork of the early 19th century has been put on display in a museum in Tehran after a difficult repair process.
Karim Khan Zand Citadel

4 New Countries to Join UNESCO’s Nowruz Dossier

China, Mongolia, Tanzania and Kenya has voiced their interest in joining the Persian New Year (Nowruz) dossier, a multi-national Intangible Cultural Heritage registered in the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation.
Kashan

Iran’s Kashan, One of Most Memorable Cities to Visit: UN Envoy

Gary Lewis, the United Nations resident coordinator in Iran, says the central Iranian city of Kashan, with a culture even richer than that of Isfahan, is one of the best places one can visit.
Massoudieh Mansion

Italian Company Offers to Repair Iranian Historical Palace for Free

The managing director of an Italian company has promised to repair Masoudieh Palace, one of the oldest mansions in Tehran, for free in case it is commissioned to repair and utilize a number of Iranian caravanserais.
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Opening Ceremony of OIC Youth Capital Held in Iran’s Shiraz

Iran’s Shiraz, the Youth Capital of OIC, hosted the opening ceremony of the “Shiraz - OIC Youth Capital 2017”, an important international programme serving development and unity of youth of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) geography.
8000-Year-Old Stone

8000-Year-Old Stone Works Discovered in Iran

40 stone works dating back to 8,000 years ago have been discovered in Chaldoran, northwestern Iran.
Sa’d al-Saltaneh

Depths of History in World’s Biggest Urban Caravanserai

The 135-year-old Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh is the world’s biggest urban caravanserai located in Iranian city of Qazvin.

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