Iran's Cultural Heritage
The latest reports and photos of Iran’s Cultural Heritage
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Burnt City of Alborz
The Burnt City in Eshtehard, a city in Alborz Province, [not to be confused with the Burnt City in southeastern Iran which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site] is home to manmade mountain dwellings which date back to 1000 years ago.
Historical Fort of Babak in Northwestern Iran
Images of Babak historical Fort, a classic example of Iranian architecture.
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.
Iran Architecture in Photos: House of Aminis in Qazvin
House of Aminis or Hosseiniyeh-ye-Aminiha is a historical building which dates back to 1858. It is located in Qazvin, central Iran.
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.
Unique marble jar found in Iran’s Shahr-e Sukhteh
The marble jar was excavated from the grave of a young woman and her child in the Burnt City cemetery.
Iran Architecture in Photos: Ancient Forg Castle
Forg Castle is located in a namesake village in eastern province of Southern Khorasan. It is one of Iran's attractions that date back to the Afshar era.
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.
Pigeon Houses, Iranian Architectural Elegance
Pigeon houses represent a perfect example of humans and nature working together for mutual benefits.
60 Years of Pilgrimage Visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery, Iran
Up to 7,000 Christians get together for the 60th anniversary of regular yearly visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery or Ghara Kelisa in northwestern Iran.
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.
Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official
The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.
7500-Year-Old Motifs Inspire Modern Fabric Designers
A group of fabric designers have created a collection inspired by motifs used on pottery previously discovered at the 7500-year-old Sialk Tepe near the central Iranian city of Kashan.