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UNESCO Heritages

The Art of Making and Playing Kamancheh

The Art of Making and Playing Kamancheh

Kamancheh is a noble musical instrument of Iranian music which was registered in the list of intangible heritage of UNESCO by Iran and Azerbaijan countries in 2017

Qalishuyan (Carpet Washing)

Qalishuyan (Carpet Washing)

The traditional ritual of carpet washing is the only religious ceremony of Islam which is held based on the Solar Hijri calendar

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s share in the list of World Heritage is 24 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)

The complex of Pasargadae World heritage consists of archeological structures remained from Achaemenid Empire which is located in Pasargad County of Fars Province

Soltaniyeh Dome

Soltaniyeh Dome

The Dome of Soltaniyeh in Zanjan Province is one of the biggest brick tombs in the world, it is also the tomb of Oljaytu, the eighth Ilkhanid dynasty rule

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 hydraulic system of Shushtar is an interconnected complex of vast bridges, dams, mills, waterfalls and canals which lead the flow of water

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi-ad-din Ardabili tomb which is located in Ardabil City is a globally registered work that includes the tomb of many Safavid kings and elders, it has a religious atmosphere

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