Iran Behestan Castle

Behestan Castle in Zanjan Province in photos

Standing tall at the heart of a mountain, a once strategic fort offering protection to people for centuries seems to be losing its battle against nature.
Iran Persepolis

With injection of credit, Persepolis will have a board of trustees: Vice-president

The Iranian government hopes infusion of more funds to Persepolis will help create a board of trustees for the historical site.
Alamut-Fortress

Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

Iran is planning to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Alamut Castle.
Iran-Isfahan Naghsh-e Jahan Square

Iran World Heritage Attractions (No. 2)

Naghsh-e Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Iran, in photos.
Shush Ancient City

UNESCO to put Shush on World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has plans to place Shush, an ancient Iranian city, on the 2015 World Heritage List.
Bazar library tehran iran

Iranian libraries among ‘1001 libraries to see before one dies’

Two historical libraries of Iran appeared on the list of must-see libraries of the world.
Iran in Earth

How can one be an Iranian? How can one not be an Iranian?

Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob, a great Iranian, lays out the reasons why his fellow Iranians should take pride in being Iranian.
UNESCO's General Conference Hao Ping

UNESCO’s official visits Kashan historical sites

The President of UNESCO's General Conference, who is in Iran to attend a ceremony to commemorate registration of the Burnt City in the UNESCO's World Heritage List, has visited the historical sites in Kashan.
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Iran Cultural Heritage in Photos: Dome of Soltaniyeh

Soltaniyeh Dome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northwestern Iran, in photos.
Iran-Isfahan-Vank church

Christians in Isfahan celebrate the 350th anniversary of a famous church

A service is held in Isfahan to mark the 350th anniversary of a very old place of worship.