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Gondishapur University

Iran’s Gondishapur University Inscribed as World Heritage Site

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.
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Iran’s Tourist Attractions in Photos: Arg Gate of Semnan

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.
IAEA Chief Visits National Museum of Iran

IAEA Chief Visits National Museum of Iran

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, has visited the National Museum of Iran before wrapping up his trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Iran Stops New York Auction of Ancient Persepolis Relics

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.
Iran’s Economuseum Turns into Major Tourist Attraction1

Iran’s Economuseum Turns into Major Tourist Attraction

An ancient building in southeastern Iran has been converted into a museum of traditional professions which draws large number of visitors.
Two Ancient Skeletons Discovered in Central Iran

Two Ancient Skeletons Discovered in Central Iran

Iranian archeologists have started investigating two ancient skeletons of a man and a woman recently discovered in the central province of Hamadan.
Tabriz

Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Magnificence of 15th-Century Architecture

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

Historic Seminary at Heart of Ancient Iranian City
Iran’s Chaleshtar Castle Leaves Tourists in Awe 1

Iran’s Chaleshtar Castle Leaves Tourists in Awe

Iran’s Chaleshtar castle is a magnificent work of art merging the European architecture with Iranian Qajar era designs. The castle hosts stone pillars with spectacular salient designs and wall paintings.
Archaeologists Find Traces of Neanderthals in Western Iran

Archaeologists Find Traces of Neanderthals in Western Iran

Recent discoveries of ancient stoneware in western Iran reveal that Neanderthals had advanced into western Iran during Paleolithic era, says an Iranian archaeologist.

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