Susa gained berth on UNESCO World Heritage List (PHOTOS)

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Snapshots of Susa, an ancient city the Elamite and Parthian empires in what is today Khuzestan Province.

At a 39th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Bonn, Germany, Iran’s Susa was registered as the 18th Iranian cultural heritage site on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Susa was a millennia-old city of the Elamite and Parthian empires in what is today Khuzestan Province. The ancient city was also a winter capital and residence for Achaemenid kings.

Images of Susa in southwestern Iran released by the Islamic Republic News Agency:

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