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UNESCO Heritages

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s share in the list of World Heritage is 23 tangible heritages, 13 intangible heritages and 10 works in Memory of the World Programme

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)

The largest stone complex of Iran belongs to Achaemenid Empire which is located in Fars province. It was registered in list of World Heritage in 1979.

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province. It is the earliest Iranian building registered in UNESCO.

Takht-e Soleyman (The Throne of Solomon)

Takht-e Soleyman (The Throne of Solomon)

An important fire temple of Sasanid Dynasty in Takab city in south of West Azerbaijan province which was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage in 2003

Pasargadae (Pasargad)

Pasargadae (Pasargad)

Pasargadae, located in city of Pasargad, Fars Province, is combination of Palaces, garden, and Cyrus’s Tomb made in the early Achaemenid time. We see the first Persian Garden here.

Soltaniyeh Dome

Soltaniyeh Dome

This 48 meter mausoleum is made of brick with a dome that is the third biggest dome of world over a 50 cm. foundation covered with tile and painting in Soltaniyeh city, Zanjan Province.

Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun is Darius’s Inscription of his victory over the riots and Gaumata in a mountain in Kermanshah Province, written in three languages of Babylonian, Old Persian and Elamite.

Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

Chapel of Dzordzor, Saint Thaddeus Church and Saint Stephanos Church are the Armenian Monastic Ensembles located in East and West Azerbaijan Province.

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

The water system that includes set of weirs and mills dating back to Achaemenid time and made based on a Elamite and Mesopotamian plan in Shushtar, Khuzestan Province.

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

The mausoleum of Sheikh Safi in Ardabil with different halls functioning as a mausoleum, monastery, and a place of religious study and teaching.

Tabriz Historic Bazaar (Traditional Bazaar of Tabriz)

Tabriz Historic Bazaar (Traditional Bazaar of Tabriz)

Tabriz Bazaar is the biggest roofed bazaar of the world in Tabriz, Iran, with more than 40 different fields of trade and 5500 shops.

Persian Gardens

Persian Gardens

The Persian garden with a quadripartite plan includes surrounding wall, passageways, shading trees, aqueduct, pool, pavilion and portal entrance.

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