World Heritage Site


  • A replica of the Ishtar Gate, which was one of the original Seven Wonders of the World 2019-07-06 18:55

    UNESCO lists Iraq’s Babylon as World Heritage site

    TEHRAN - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added the sprawling Mesopotamian city of Babylon to its World Heritage list, boosting Iraq’s hopes of reviving its battered tourism industry.

  • Main routes of the Silk Road 2018-12-01 22:31

    Iranian, intl. experts to discuss UNESCO nomination of Silk Roads

    TEHRAN - Experts from Iran and 13 other countries will come together in Turkmenistan for possible inscription of the ancient Silk Roads on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

  • Arasbaran Protected Area 2018-10-26 10:36

    UNESCO experts in Iran weighing Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN – A delegation of international experts has commenced assessing Hyrcanian Forest (also known as Caspian Forest) for its possible inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list, CHTN reported.

  • An undated photo depicts some travelers visit the one-millennium-old Gonbad-e Qabus in northern Iran. 2018-07-01 09:20

    Partial restoration to begin on World Heritage sites in Iran

    TEHRAN – Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran are to be restored partially, a cultural heritage official has said.

  • A poster for the 11th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition 2018-01-23 09:06

    Tehran Intl. Tourism Exhibition kicks off

    TEHRAN – The 11th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition (TITE 2018) opens its doors to the public today at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • Arg-e Bam 2017-05-13 15:36

    Arg-e Bam, an architectural masterpiece

    The Arg-e Bam citadel, located in Bam, a city in the southeastern province of Kerman, can be traced back to the sixth century B.C. It was the largest adobe monument in the world made of unbaked clay bricks. But a major quake seriously damaged it in 2003. However, experts are rebuilding the architectural masterpiece. Bam and its Cultural Landscape is listed by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage Site. Tehran Times / Asghar Khamseh