Polo Nominated for UNESCO Cultural Heritage Status

Polo was invented and first played in Iran thousands of years ago. The original name of polo was Chogan which is a team sport...
Iran heritage Shush UNESCO

Shush: Major Iranian option for 2014 global registration

Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.

Iran’s first shoe museum opens in Tabriz

The museum displays 200 valuable pairs of shoes from different historical eras and ethnic groups.

Iran reclaims ancient fossils from US

A ceremony was held to unveil 1,351 ancient fossils which were takento the US 40 years ago for research studies.    

Millennia-old stone houses near Tehran (PHOTOS)

The houses which are carved into rocks date back to the pre-Islamic era.

Environment chief: Iran wins legal battle against US

The number of Maragheh Fossils is 3,000, of which 1,500 fossils were sent to US for research, the environment chief said.
Iran-Tehran Freedom Tower

Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched

Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.

Bam Citadel to Reopen to Public after 13 Years

The world’s largest adobe building is beginning to recover some of its past glory after the reconstruction of central citadel, which is planned to be reopened to the public.

A toy designed to teach children a lesson in archeology

Going through different stages of the magic hill, children will get to know the difficulty that archeologists face in recovering ancient items that go on display in museums.

Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

The grand, congregational mosque of Qazvin, Jameh Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. The architecture contains a Shabestan and Ab anbar,...

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