Iranian attaché in Austria announced that a Latin version of Kitab Al-Mansuri, a medical book by Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, the famous Iranian polymath of Middle Age, has been discovered in the European country’s National Library.
A petition has been drawn up to save Namazee Villa, a villa in northern Tehran designed by well-known Italian architect Gio Ponti in late 1950s, which is to be demolished and replaced by a five-star hotel. Meanwhile, Ponti’s grandson has also decided to visit Tehran to prevent the demolition.
The Blue Mosque is a famous historic mosque in Tabriz, northwest of Iran. The mosque was constructed in 1465 upon the order of Jahan Shah, the ruler of Kara Koyunlu.
The inhabitants of “Kaole”, a small town in Tanzania, insist that they are descendants of Iranian Balochi soldiers who came to the region in 18th century.
The St. Stepanos Monastery, located about 11 km northwest of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan Province, is the second most important Armenian monastery in Iran.
An Iranian oil official says Iran's first Petroleum Museum will be opened in Abadan, southwest of Iran, by December 20.
Shazdeh [Prince] Garden is a historical Persian garden located near Mahan in Kerman province. Inscribed as a World Heritage Site, the Garden is a fine example of Persian gardens.[:es]Shazdeh [príncipe] es el nombre de un jardín antiguo situado cerca de Mahan, en la provincia de Kerman. Registrado como Patrimonio de la Humanidad, ha sido un buen ejemplo de los jardines persas.
Persian New Year Re-Inscribed as UNESCO Cultural Heritage[:es]Año Nuevo persa reinscrito como Patrimonio Cultural...
Nowruz, the tradition of Persian New Year, was re-inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage after revisions were made to its previous inscription.[:es]Nowruz, la tradición del año nuevo persa, fue reinscrito el miércoles en la Lista Representativa del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad de la Unesco después de las revisiones realizadas a su inscripción anterior.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.
Efforts are underway to restore the cemetery of World War II Polish refugees in northern Iranian port city of Bandar Anzali.