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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.
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.
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.
An ancient building in southeastern Iran has been converted into a museum of traditional professions which draws large number of visitors.
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.
Historic Seminary at Heart of Ancient Iranian City
Recent discoveries of ancient stoneware in western Iran reveal that Neanderthals had advanced into western Iran during Paleolithic era, says an Iranian archaeologist.