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.
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.
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.
An important artwork of the early 19th century has been put on display in a museum in Tehran after a difficult repair process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
40 stone works dating back to 8,000 years ago have been discovered in Chaldoran, northwestern Iran.
The 135-year-old Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh is the world’s biggest urban caravanserai located in Iranian city of Qazvin.