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Exhibition of India’s Historic Works Underway in Tehran

A collection of India’s historic works are on show in Golestan Palace downtown Tehran. The works include exquisite Indian offerings to monarchs and courtiers of Qajar era [1785 to 1925].
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Iran’s Tabriz Selected as Silk Road Centre of Tourism Studies

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has selected the north-western Iranian city of Tabriz as a centre of tourism and cultural heritage studies along the Silk Road.
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Iran’s Gondishapur University Inscribed as World Heritage Site

The 1,750-year-old Academy of Gondishapur, also known as Jondishapur University,in the southern Iranian city of Dezful has been registered as a World Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

UNESCO to Register Iranian Polo, Kamancheh as Intangible Cultural Heritage

UNESCO is to officially register an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on its list of intangible cultural heritage in a month’s time.
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Iran’s Tourist Attractions in Photos: Arg Gate of Semnan

Arg Gate, located in the city of Semnan east of Iranian capital of Tehran, annually attracts thousands of tourists as one of the major attractions of the city.

Iran’s Tourist Attractions: Tomb of Poet Saib Tabrizi

The tomb of the Iranian poet Mohammad Ali ibn Mirza Abdul Rahim Tabrizi, known as Saib Tabrizi, in the central city of Isfahan has turned into a major tourist attraction.
IAEA Chief Visits National Museum of Iran

IAEA Chief Visits National Museum of Iran

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, has visited the National Museum of Iran before wrapping up his trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Iran Stops New York Auction of Ancient Persepolis Relics

An auction of an ancient relic which had been stolen from Iran’s Persepolis decades ago has been stopped in the US city of New York, according to an Iranian official.
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Iran’s Economuseum Turns into Major Tourist Attraction

An ancient building in southeastern Iran has been converted into a museum of traditional professions which draws large number of visitors.

Imam Mosque of Isfahan: Masterpiece of Persian Architecture

The Imam Mosque, formerly known as Royal or Shah Mosque, is a historic mosque in Isfahan, central Iran, standing in southern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square.

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