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Iran-Persepolis

Excavations uncover ancient gate in Persepolis

Archeologists have discovered an ancient gate in Persepolis in Tale-Ajori.
Alamut-Fortress

Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

Iran is planning to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Alamut Castle.
Iran-Isfahan Naghsh-e Jahan Square

Iran World Heritage Attractions (No. 2)

Naghsh-e Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Iran, in photos.
Shush Ancient City

UNESCO to put Shush on World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has plans to place Shush, an ancient Iranian city, on the 2015 World Heritage List.
Bazar library tehran iran

Iranian libraries among ‘1001 libraries to see before one dies’

Two historical libraries of Iran appeared on the list of must-see libraries of the world.
Iran in Earth

How can one be an Iranian? How can one not be an Iranian?

Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob, a great Iranian, lays out the reasons why his fellow Iranians should take pride in being Iranian.
UNESCO's General Conference Hao Ping

UNESCO’s official visits Kashan historical sites

The President of UNESCO's General Conference, who is in Iran to attend a ceremony to commemorate registration of the Burnt City in the UNESCO's World Heritage List, has visited the historical sites in Kashan.
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Iran World Heritage Attractions (No. 1)

Soltaniyeh Dome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northwestern Iran, in photos.
Iran-Isfahan-Vank church

Christians in Isfahan celebrate the 350th anniversary of a famous church

A service is held in Isfahan to mark the 350th anniversary of a very old place of worship.
Iran-Darband Cave

Humans took up residence in what is Iran today some 230,000 years ago

Darband Caves in Gilan Province with archeological finds as old as the Paleolithic Era can unravel the mystery surrounding early cave dwellers in Iran.

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