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  • Rock-hewn tomb, bas-relief carvings to undergo restoration in western Iran 2021-04-12 22:12

    Rock-hewn tomb, bas-relief carvings to undergo restoration in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Restoration work is set to commence on a historical rock-hewn tomb and several associated bas-relief carvings, which are situated in Sarpol-e Zahab, western Iran.

  • 70 historical petroglyphs discovered in central Iran 2021-04-09 20:00

    70 historical petroglyphs discovered in central Iran

     TEHRAN – A total of 70 historical rock-carved petroglyphs, which experts believe date back to the Sassanid era, have recently been discovered in Mahallat county of Markazi province in central Iran.

  • 30 dams to be turned into tourism destinations 2021-03-01 18:33

    30 dams to be turned into tourism destinations

    TEHRAN – A total of 30 dams across Iran have been selected to be developed into tourism destinations, Deputy Energy Minister for Water and Wastewater Affairs Ghasem Taqizadeh Khamesi said on Sunday.

  • Thieves’ Castle was once was home to a gang of robbers infamous for spreading fear and panic in the 19th century. 2020-12-02 22:38

    By Afshin Majlesi

    12 off-the-beaten-track destinations even Iranians don’t know about

    Welcome to some hidden gems you never thought to visit, but really should if you’re planning a trip across Iran.The ancient country is home to thousands of historic and architectural beauties on offer in famed cities like Isfahan and Shiraz, Tabriz, Kashan, Kerman, and Yazd in such a way that its diverse landscapes could be easily overlooked.

  • UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble to be dredged 2020-08-25 18:49

    UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble to be dredged

    TEHRAN – A dredging project has started at parts of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, a UNESCO-registered ensemble in southwest Iran, which is known globally as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’.

  • Iran’s dotar instrument 2019-12-12 20:44

    Iran’s dotar instrument wins world heritage status

    TEHRAN – Iran’s traditional skills of crafting and playing the dotar won world heritage status on Thursday, joining UNESCO’s culture list as one of the most prominent social and cultural components of the folkloric music of the nation.