40 historical sites under restoration in Ardebil

July 5, 2018

TEHRAN – Restoration projects have commenced on 40 historical sites and monuments that are scattered across Ardebil province, northwestern Iran.

The UNESCO-registered Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble is amongst the most important sites being rehabilitated, CHTN reported on Wednesday.

Other sites include Mirza Ali-Akbar Mosque, Sheikh-Heydar Mausoleum, Panj-Cheshmeh Bridge, Sheikh Bathhouse, Qanli-Bulagh Caravanserai, and the Historical Bazaar of Ardebil.

Sprawling on a high and windswept plateau, Ardebil is known for having lush natural beauties and hospitable people. It is also a traditional hub of silk and carpet trades.

PHOTO: A view of the Sheikh-Heydar Mausoleum in Meshgin-Shahr, Ardebil province

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