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Bam

Bam Citadel, 8 Years After Quake

Bam Citadel, 8 Years After Quake

Photos by Hamid Sadeghi, Mehr News Agency Arg-e Bam (Bam citadel) was the largest adobe building in the world, located in Bam, a city in the Kerman Province of southeastern Iran. It is listed by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage Site “Bam and its Cultural Landscape.” This enormous citadel on the Silk Road […]

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Dowlatabad Garden

Photos: An Architecture Jewel: Dowlatabad Garden in Yazd, Iran

Photos: An Architecture Jewel: Dowlatabad Garden in Yazd, Iran

Photos by Ali Golshan, Mehr News Agency Dowlatabad Garden, located in Yazd, central Iran, is a Persian architecture jewels. Dowlatabad is among the Persian gardens that has just been registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as one of the masterpieces of traditional gardens. This garden has an aggregate of different buildings which were designed and […]

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Iran

Iran to hold intl. Shams congress

Iran to hold intl. Shams congress

Iran is planning to hold the International Congress of Shams-e-Tabrizi, in commemoration of the mentor and spiritual guide of Persian poet Mowlavi. The event will host more than 150 Iranian and international scholars and Mowlavi experts in the cities of Orumiyeh, and Khoi where Shams has been laid to rest. “The congress will be officially […]

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Esfahan, Iran

Journalists want probe into Isfahan heritage sites

Journalists want probe into Isfahan heritage sites

Jahan-Nama Tower is seen in the background of Naqsh-e-Jahan Square Iranian journalists have asked Tehran’s UNESCO Office to hold a press conference about the in-danger cultural heritage sites of Isfahan. Over 100 journalists signed a petition asking for clarification on the issue of Naqsh-e-Jahan Square, which is on verge of being placed on the UNESCO […]

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Esfahan

Naqsh-e Jahan facing another catastrophe

Naqsh-e Jahan facing another catastrophe

Naqsh-e Jahan facing another catastrophe Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN — As the threat to the Naqsh-e Jahan Square from the Jahan-Nama Tower still remains, another catastrophe is threatening the square, which is an Isfahan historical site registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. A restoration project now underway as part of the square’s second floor […]

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