14 Countries Attending Silk Road Conference in Iran

The International Silk Road Conference has begun its work in the Iranian city of Hamadan, with forty guests from 14 countries attending the weeklong event.

Italians to Make Documentary about Kermanshah Historical Works

Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Iran’s Kermanshah Province has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sapienza University of Rome to produce a documentary about ten historical monuments in the western Iranian province.

ICOMOS to Assess Iran’s Rail Corridor for Recognition as Industrial Heritage

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.

Iran to Host Exhibition of 300 Historical Spanish Artworks

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.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Kharaqan Twin Towers

The historical twin towers of Kharaqan are located one kilometre away from Hessar village in Avaj county, Qazvin province.

Iran President Introduces Two New Ministerial Picks to Parliament

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.

Germany to Host Exhibition of Iranian Ceramic Heritage

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.

Creepy Story of an Underground Aqueduct in Iran

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.

Iran to Launch Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Heritage

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.

Iranian Physician Spends Income to Restore Historical Monuments

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.

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