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At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.
Kerman, the largest province in Iran with an ancient history, is home to numerous world heritage sites which annually attract millions of visitors.
Kerman province in southeastern Iran is home to hundreds of qanats through which underground waters have long been extracted by local people.
UNESCO is to officially register an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on its list of intangible cultural heritage in a month’s time.
An Italian tourist says Persian Qanats are amazing attractions, but unfortunately are not much known to the world despite being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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.