The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical structure of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.
Inspired by the well-known Cyrus Cylinder, an Iranian-American artist has built a new public art installation, known as the Freedom Sculpture, which was unveiled in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Iran’s top cultural heritage body finally gave the green light for registration of the Sabet Pasal Mansion, commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, as a National Heritage Site following a considerable controversy over the imminent destruction of the architectural masterpiece.
Each year from June 14–18, thousands of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries flock to an ancient fire temple at Pir-e Sabz or Chak Chak village in central Iran.
Sabet Pasal Mansion, which is commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, is going to be inscribed as a National Heritage Site in an attempt to save it from demolition.
An exhibition of antique carpets and rugs belonging to the historical Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is underway in the palace for the first time.
An Iranian official announced that a number of antiquities and artefacts belonging to the Sassanid (224-651 AD) and Parthian (247 BC-224 AD) empires have been discovered and reclaimed in northern Iran in an anti-drug operation.
France’s Louvre Museum plans to hold an exhibition of its antiquities and artefacts titled “Louvre in Tehran” in the Iranian capital for the first time in its history, an Iranian cultural heritage official said.
The unearthing of a skull in an archaeological site known as Burnt City in southeastern Iran has changed the country’s medical history.
After more than a decade of excavations, archaeologists unearthed a two-millennia-old subterranean city in Iran’s Samen, Hamedan Province.