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Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Golestan Palace: An Outstanding Example of Qajar Architecture

The Golestan Palace or Kakh-e Golestan is one of the oldest historic monuments in Tehran. It was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in...

Iran’s Handicrafts, Carpet Trade Face Economic Challenges

By Parastou Mir The term ‘handicraft’ refers to decorative and functional objects that are made completely by hand or with simple tools. Most of these...

“Fascination with Persepolis” Exhibition Opens in The Netherlands

 "Fascination with Persepolis" is the title of a just-opened exhibition at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden) in The Netherlands. It's...

Iran’s UNESCO Heritage Sites: Persepolis

  Last month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed “of outstanding...

Iran’s UNESCO Heritage Sites: Susa

  Earlier this month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed “of...

Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Chogha Zanbil

  Earlier this month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed...

UNESCO Inscribes Iranian City of Yazd on World Heritage List

The ancient city of Yazd just became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List. In announcements...

Iran’s Lut Desert: Now On UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Question: which geographical area has become the first Iranian site to be inscribed on UNESCO's natural heritage list? Answer: The Lut desert, or Dasht-e-Lut. Located...