Arab States Obstructing Registration of Iranian Windcatcher at UNESCO

An Iranian local official has taken a swipe at certain Arab governments, particularly the United Arab Emirates, for obstructing the efforts to inscribe windcatcher, a traditional Iranian architecture, in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Plant Fossils Found in Iran Date Back to Millions of Years Ago

Some plant fossils dating back to several million years ago have been found in north-west of Iran, says the Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department of Meshginshahr in Ardabil province

Unique Art of Gold Making in Yazd

The history of Zargari or the manufacturing of jewels in Iran’s historical city of Yazd dates back to two thousand years ago based on reliable evidence.

Kharg Island; Collection of Natural, Historical Beauties

Kharg Island, sometimes called Khark Island, is an inhabited island with great economic significance in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran.

Archaeologists Looking for Lost Greek Temple in Iran’s Nahavand

After three stages of excavations, archaeologists have launched a final exploration mission to discover the lost temple of Laodicea in Iran’s western city of Nahavand in Hamadan province.
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Famous Poet’s House in Tehran Turns into Museum

The Municipality of Tehran has purchased the residence of acclaimed Iranian poet, Nima Yooshij, and is going to transform it into a historic house museum.

80 Ancient Relics Confiscated in Central Iran

Iranian police forces have confiscated at least 80 pieces of ancient relics in Shazand County in Markazi province, central Iran.
Medieval Underground City Unearthed in Central Iran

Medieval Underground City Unearthed in Central Iran

The underground city of Saleh Abad in Iran’s west-central city of Hamadan has been officially unveiled three years after being unearthed.
5,000-Year-Old Monkey Skeleton Discovered in Iran

5,000-Year-Old Monkey Skeleton Discovered in Iran

A five-thousand-year-old skeleton belonging to a monkey has been discovered in southeastern Iran.

Baghleq; Ancient Cemetery with Standing Wooden Posts

The Baghleq cemetery is an ancient graveyard located in northeastern Iran with standing wooden posts.

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