Tehran says representatives of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will do a field survey on Iran’s cross-country rail corridor in order to register it as the country’s first industrial heritage.
After the “Iran: The Cradle of Civilisation” exhibition was held at the Archaeological Museum of Alicante in eastern Spain, 300 selected artifacts from ancient Spain have arrived in Tehran to be displayed at the National Museum of Iran next week.
The historical twin towers of Kharaqan are located one kilometre away from Hessar village in Avaj county, Qazvin province.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced two new picks to the parliament for the ministries of education and cultural heritage, putting them to the vote of lawmakers.
The Bumiller Collection - Studio X-Berg in Berlin, an affiliate of the Bamberg University Museum of Islamic Art, is to host an Exhibition of Iranian Ceramic Heritage as of September.
The Qasabeh Qanat is an underground aqueduct in the city of Gonabad in eastern Iran, about which there are scary myths and stories that have long circulated among local people.
A spokesman for Iranian Parliament's Cultural Commission says the Guardian Council has approved the plan to set up the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.
An Iranian physician has opened her office in the historical Aminoddoleh Caravanserai in Kashan, central Iran, and is spending part of her income on the renovation of the monument as part of a bigger plan to raise public awareness about the country’s cultural heritage.
A legacy of Karim Khan Zand, popular Iranian ruler of 18th century, the traditional market of Vakil is not only a place to sell and buy, but a main tourist attraction of Shiraz in southern Iran.
Shiraz is globally known as the city of poets, gardens, nightingales and flowers. It is one of the key tourism sites in the Middle East, particularly thanks to its cultural heritage which is of global importance.