Travel Guide of Persia, You Are Invited!

About Persia

UNESCO Heritages

Nowruz

Nowruz

Nowruz is the first day of the Iranian New Year and one of the oldest and most ancient celebrations remained from the Persian Empire.

Radif of Iranian Music

Radif of Iranian Music

Radif is a collection of traditional Persian melodies arranged in different sonic spaces. It was inscribed UNESCO in 2009.

Traditional Skills of Carpet Weaving in Fars Province

Traditional Skills of Carpet Weaving in Fars Province

The traditional skills of carpet weaving in Fars was inscribed in 2010 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

Traditional Skills of Carpet Weaving in Kashan

Traditional Skills of Carpet Weaving in Kashan

The traditional skills of carpet weaving in Kashan was inscribed in 2010 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

The Bakhshis Music (Maqam) of Khorasan

The Bakhshis Music (Maqam) of Khorasan

Music of the Bakhshis of Khorasan was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010.

Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh Rituals

Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh Rituals

It is a heroic traditional sport comprised of athletic martial movements and music to improve physical health and moral perfection in Zoorkhaneh (House of Strength).

Ritual Dramatic Art of Ta’zieh

Ritual Dramatic Art of Ta’zieh

Ta’zieh drama was inscribed in 2010 on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Naqqāli, Iranian Dramatic Story-Telling

Naqqāli, Iranian Dramatic Story-Telling

Naqqāli, meaning narrating, is a dramatic art in Iran to narrate ancient and traditional epic tales and events. It was registered by UNESCO in 2011.

Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian Gulf

Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian Gulf

Iranian Lenj is a traditional wooden hand-made type of boats and vessels in the shorelines of the Persian Gulf .

Qali Shuyan Rituals of Mashhad-e Ardehal in Kashan

Qali Shuyan Rituals of Mashhad-e Ardehal in Kashan

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

Flatbread Making and Sharing Culture: Lavash

Flatbread Making and Sharing Culture: Lavash

Bread or Naan is a main food of Iranian made of wheat flour, in a furnace and notable for the culture of sharing that includes its making and distributing in families.

Art of Crafting and Playing with Kamancheh

Art of Crafting and Playing with Kamancheh

Kamancheh is an authentic old bowed string musical instrument that was registered by UNESCO in 2017, jointly for Iran and Azerbaijan countries.

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