Arg-e Bam


  • Bam 2022-01-25 18:51

    Tourism potential of Bam is still untapped, governor says

    TEHRAN – Despite having vast potential for tourism progress, the city of Bam is still somehow a lesser-known destination, the governor of the southern Iranian city has said. 

  • Arg-e Bam 2021-12-03 21:24

    Ancient infants to go on show 

    TEHRAN – Bodies of ancient infants along with thousands of relics unearthed near a UNESCO-registered citadel in southern Iran will go on public display in near future.

  • House of handicrafts to open in ancient Bam 2021-08-09 21:44

    House of handicrafts to open in ancient Bam

    TEHRAN – A house of handicrafts is set to be inaugurated in the ancient city of Bam, which is famed for its magnificent UNESCO-registered adobe citadel.

  • Arg-e Bam 2021-08-06 17:25

    Archaeological museum under construction in UNESCO-registered citadel

    TEHRAN – An archaeological museum is currently under construction in Arg-e Bam, a quake-stricken UNESCO-registered citadel in Iran’s southeastern Kerman province. 

  • A view of UNESCO-registered Arg-e Bam in southeast Iran. 2021-06-22 21:02

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  • Archaeological museum to open near mighty Bam citadel 2021-04-14 10:37

    Archaeological museum to open near mighty Bam citadel

    TEHRAN – An archaeological museum is to be established near the adobe Bam citadel, which is a mighty UNESCO-registered site in southeast Iran.

  • Bam Citadel 2021-01-02 21:30

    Landscape project to alter Bam Citadel, surroundings

    TEHRAN – A landscape project will soon commence on the UNESCO-registered Bam Citadel and its surroundings in southeast Iran.  

  • Bam 2020-11-29 22:16

    Intl. webinar resonates Kerman’s handicrafts, tourism attractions

    TEHRAN – An international webinar has recently put the spotlight on the wide-ranging handicrafts, tourist attractions, and cultural heritage existing across Iran’s Kerman province, a local official announced on Saturday. 

  • Arg-e Bam 2020-11-23 18:56

    UNESCO sites shut down amid third wave of COVID-19 in Iran

    TEHRAN - Most of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, cultural heritage museums, and historical sites across the country have gone on lockdown for at least two weeks in cities defined as the high-risk “red” zones due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • A view of Narin Castle with a scenic vista of Meybod in the background 2020-11-23 10:47

    By Afshin Majlesi

    14 of the greatest castles, fortresses, and citadels in Iran

    Since antiquity, mankind has assumed the need to fortify properties to survive in an ever-changing world of invasion and conquest.Commencing from simple earthworks and wooden walls, fortifications were gradually evolved into complex, unconquerable imposing citadels.

  • Levelled by earthquake: restoration of giant UNESCO-tagged Bam Citadel 80% complete 2020-10-09 18:01

    Levelled by earthquake: restoration of giant UNESCO-tagged Bam Citadel 80% complete

    TEHRAN – The overall restoration of the massive Bam Citadel, a massive mud-brick stronghold in southeast Iran, which was totally flattened by an earthquake in 2003, is now eighty percent complete.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • A view of the adobe Bam Citadel before the 2003 earthquake 2020-05-08 20:04

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran, quakes, and tourism

    Early on Friday, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck Damavand county, 56km northeast of the capital Tehran, killing two and injuring 33. It made an excuse for writing a note about the impact of natural disasters, specifically earthquakes, on tourism and cultural heritage.

  • Arg-e Bam 2020-04-24 23:33

    Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites available online during Ramadan 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites can be visited on virtual tours during the holy month of Ramadan, Mohammad-Hassan Talebian, deputy tourism minister announced on Thursday, IRNA reported.