Friday, June 14, 2024

Iran's Cultural Heritage

Museum of Nations Art; Tourist Attraction in Heart of Tehran

The Museum of Nations Art is located at the basement of the White Palace, the largest mansion in the Sa'dabad Complex in northern Tehran, a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs.

Kashan Home to World’s Most Beautiful Iranian Bathhouse

Sultan Amir-Ahmad Bathhouse, also known as the Qassemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in Kashan, Isfahan province.

Louvre Museum to Hold Exhibition of Its Works in Tehran

France’s Louvre Museum plans to showcase over 50 of its antiquities and artefacts in Tehran in an exhibition entitled “Louvre in Tehran” in early March.

Vank Cathedral to Be Registered as Iranian World Heritage

After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.

Iran Ready to Help Preserve Iranian Ancient Sites in Iraq

An Iranian official says the country is prepared to help the Baghdad government preserve a number of historic sites in Iraq that used to be part of the Iranian territory before the 1975 border demarcation.

German Archaeologists to Visit Iran in November

A group of German archaeologists are expected to visit Iran for three weeks with the aim of getting more familiar with the country’s ancient culture.

British Museum to Open Exhibit at National Iranian Museum

The British Museum is to open an exhibition at the National Iranian Museum to showcase its artefacts.

Gohar Tappeh; Burial Site of Ancient People, Their Belongings

Gohar Tappeh, an ancient hill near Sari-Behshahr Road in Iran’s Mazandaran Province, is one of the prehistoric sites of northern Iran.

Exhibition of India’s Historic Works Underway in Tehran

A collection of India’s historic works are on show in Golestan Palace downtown Tehran. The works include exquisite Indian offerings to monarchs and courtiers of Qajar era [1785 to 1925].

Iran’s Gondishapur University Inscribed as World Heritage Site

The 1,750-year-old Academy of Gondishapur, also known as Jondishapur University,in the southern Iranian city of Dezful has been registered as a World Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Iran’s Tourist Attractions in Photos: Arg Gate of Semnan

Arg Gate, located in the city of Semnan east of Iranian capital of Tehran, annually attracts thousands of tourists as one of the major attractions of the city.

IAEA Chief Visits National Museum of Iran

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, has visited the National Museum of Iran before wrapping up his trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran Stops New York Auction of Ancient Persepolis Relics

An auction of an ancient relic which had been stolen from Iran’s Persepolis decades ago has been stopped in the US city of New York, according to an Iranian official.

Iran’s Economuseum Turns into Major Tourist Attraction

An ancient building in southeastern Iran has been converted into a museum of traditional professions which draws large number of visitors.

Two Ancient Skeletons Discovered in Central Iran

Iranian archeologists have started investigating two ancient skeletons of a man and a woman recently discovered in the central province of Hamadan.

Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Magnificence of 15th-Century Architecture

The Blue Mosque is a famous historic monument in Tabriz, northwestern Iran; where you can see the grandeur of Iranian Islamic architecture.

Historic Seminary at Heart of Ancient Iranian City

Historic Seminary at Heart of Ancient Iranian City

Iran’s Chaleshtar Castle Leaves Tourists in Awe

Iran’s Chaleshtar castle is a magnificent work of art merging the European architecture with Iranian Qajar era designs. The castle hosts stone pillars with spectacular salient designs and wall paintings.

Archaeologists Find Traces of Neanderthals in Western Iran

Recent discoveries of ancient stoneware in western Iran reveal that Neanderthals had advanced into western Iran during Paleolithic era, says an Iranian archaeologist.

Tomb of Amir-Kabir’s Daughter; Mysterious Attraction in Central Iran

The tomb of Amir Kabir's daughter, which is still unknown among people in Iran’s Isfahan province, is considered one of the mysterious attractions of the central province.

Armenia Loans out Its Ancient Relics to Iran

Director General of the National Museum of Iran says 103 objects from the collection of works of ancient Armenian culture and civilization have arrived in Iran based on an agreement between the two countries to host a joint exhibition in Iran.

Persian Qanat Amazing but Less-Known Attraction: Italian Tourist

An Italian tourist says Persian Qanats are amazing attractions, but unfortunately are not much known to the world despite being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Isfahan Selected as Member of Creative Cities Network

The historical city of Isfahan in central Iran is the country’s first city to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) by virtue of its crafts and arts.

Iranian Court Rewarding Prisoners for Cleaning Historical Monuments

A court in Iran is offering alternative prison sentences for prisoners who take part in cleaning operations of historical monuments.

Old Bathhouse in Central Iran Turned into Anthropology Museum

The cultural heritage organization of Isfahan province has turned an old bathhouse, dating back to the 16th century, into an anthropology museum.

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