Historical City of Yazd Inscribed as World Heritage Site

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical structure of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.

The site was inscribed as a world heritage during the 41st session of UNSCO’s World Heritage Committee in Krakow, Poland, on Sunday, July 9.

The historical structure of Yazd is a collection of public-religious architecture in a very large scope comprising of different Islamic architectural elements of different periods in a harmonious combination with climatic conditions.

Iran had submitted its request for the addition of Yazd to the world heritage list back in 2007.

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