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450 Iranian Relics to Go on Display in Germany

450 Iranian Relics to Go on Display in Germany

Director of Iran's Museums and Historical Properties Office Mohammad Reza Kargar announced that nearly 450 historical objects are planned to be but on display in an exhibition in Bonn, Germany later this week.
Golestan Palace's Clock Finally Fixed after 90 Years

Golestan Palace’s Clock Finally Fixed after 90 Years

The clock of Shamsolemareh, the finest edifice on the eastern wing of Golestan Palace and the first high rise in Tehran, started to run after a 90-year slumber.
Sand Storm in Southern Iran Unearths Ancient City (6)

Sand Storm in Southern Iran Unearths Ancient City

A strong sand storm in Kerman province in southern Iran has led to the discovery of a lost ancient city full of historical relics.
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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