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  • 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.