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Saint Stepanos Monastery in Northwestern Iran

The St. Stepanos Monastery, located about 11 km northwest of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan Province, is the second most important Armenian monastery in Iran.

Iran’s Lavash Bread Inscribed at UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.

Iran’s Ancient Water System, Masterpiece of Creative Genius: UNESCO

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is an island city in Iran's Khuzestan Province with a complex irrigation system. It was registered on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 2009.

Religious Ceremony of Carpet Washing Held in Central Iran

The religious Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the rituals of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan.

Darougheh House in Iran’s Mashhad Wins UNESCO Conservation Award

The conservation of Darougheh House in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Iranian World Heritage Site to Host World-Class Concerts

Iranian ensembles the Kamkars and Shams, the pianist Shahrdad Rohani, and Spanish Flamenco guitarist Antonio Rey are scheduled to give concerts at Bisotun, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Kermanshah Province.

Iranian Geopark Expert Wins Global Seat in UNESCO

Alireza Amri-Kazemi, an Iranian experienced expert in geo-tourism and geoparks, has been elected as a member of the High Council of UNESCO Global Geo-Parks.

Desert of Lut, First Iranian UNESCO-Registered Natural Site

In a session held on Sunday, July 17, in Istanbul, the World Heritage Committee inscribed Iran’s Lut Desert as the country’s first natural site to be registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Persian Qanats: Iran’s Latest Inscription on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its 40th session since July 10 in Turkey, inscribed...

Persian Qanats Registered on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its 40th session since July 10 in Turkey, inscribed eleven Persian Qantas on the World Heritage List.

Iran Urges UNESCO Push to Protect Cultural Heritage in Syria, Iraq

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural organization, to make utmost efforts to protect the endangered cultural works and historic sites in Syria and Iraq from the devastating activities of terrorist groups.

Isfahan designated UNESCO Creative City of crafts and folk art

The designation comes after Isfahan was named a World Crafts City in September by the World Crafts Council.

Rasht designated as UNESCO Creative City of gastronomy

The Iranian city of Rasht gets UNESCO’s recognition as one of the best places in the world as far as cookery is concerned.

Iranian Rock Village Registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Photos of Meymand Village, an Iranian ancient site which is believed to be among primary human residences.

A look at Iran’s registered and unregistered heritage at UNESCO

Some countries have succeeded in having disputed intellectual property registered in their own names and it’s too late to undo things.

UNESCO pays tribute to world-renowned Iranian Professor Khodadoost

It is for the first time that UNESCO is honoring the efforts of a living Iranian figure in Iran.

Kerman qanats up for global registration

A cultural heritage official in Kerman Province has said that Iran has submitted to UNESCO three qanats in Kerman as its nominees for the World Heritage List.

Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

Iran is planning to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Alamut Castle.

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.

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.

Burnt City, Iran’s 17th Entry on World Heritage List

Shahr-e Sukhteh- the Iranian Burnt City- finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

ICHHTO introduces Tabriz and Yazd as Iranian creative cities to OIC

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has introduced Tabriz in northwest Iran and Yazd in central Iran as iranian creative cities to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said a senior official of ICHHTO.

Shush: Major Iranian option for 2014 global registration

Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.

UNESCO would cooperate in repair, maintenance of Persepolis

The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.

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