Iran's Cultural Heritage
The latest reports and photos of Iran’s Cultural Heritage
Archeologists discover the remains of a building dating back 5,600 years ago during a search in the city of Robat Karim, located southwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran.
An Iranian official says recent flash flooding in Iran’s central city of Yazd has destroyed almost one percent of the historical district of the city.
Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.
The largest Iranian kilim, measuring 105 square meters, has been woven by seven full-time and three part-time weavers in a matter of 40 days in Havarz Village in Iran’s Fars Province, with a design by and under the supervision of a distinct entrepreneur lady.
The House of Anisoddoleh dates back to the Qajar era. The building is on Tehran’s Valiasr Street. The monument was registered as a national heritage site in 2003.
A senior official with the Iranian ministry of cultural heritage confirms reports that a portrait of Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar was taken out of the Golestan Palace in Tehran and later smuggled and sold abroad.
The exposition of oyster and traditional ornaments was held at the central building of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.
Iran has put on display 29 historical objects the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts says were returned to the country from France after a flurry of diplomatic contacts with Paris.
Ancient pottery originally unearthed in the western Iranian region of Bookan, has been put on show at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, after being returned home from Switzerland.
Hamedan is one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, with a long history that goes back to thousands of years, as the capital of different Iranian dynasties, including Medes.
Seyyed Ezzatollah Zarghami, Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism has visited the Qanat of Zarch in the Iranian province of Yazd.
Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations stressed Washington must deliver Achaemenid tablets to Tehran completely and without any excuse.
Iran has lost hundreds of millions in annual revenues from exports of hand-woven carpets as a major businessman blame the huge loss on current exchange regulations and US sanctions.
Iran will in a few days resume issuance of tourist visas for foreigners after a 19-month halt, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Kolluk is a village in the Ghasr-e-Ghand county of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. The village is known as a unique tourist attraction with a pure bewitching nature and mineral springs.
The underground city of Tafresh, which is yet to be assigned a specific name, is located in the Tarkhoran area of Tafresh in Iran’s Markazi province.
Selasal Castle is a huge fortified building in Iran’s Khuzestan province dating back to the Sassanid era.