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Italians and Spaniards come to the aid of Persepolis

Italians and Spaniards come to the aid of Persepolis

Massoud Rezaei-Monfared, Director of the Persepolis World Heritage Center said the growth of lichen in Persepolis is getting out of hand, and added: “We are unable to solve the problem in one go. We have had lichen in Persepolis ever since it became uninhabited (from 2000 years ago).

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Golestan Palace Qajar Paintings in Louvre

Golestan Palace Qajar Paintings in Louvre

Qajar paintings from Golestan Palace will be taken to the Louvre for viewing by the public. These works are currently being restored by the Institute for the Protection and Restoration of Historic Monuments of Iran.  

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A symbol of religious integration in Tabriz

A symbol of religious integration in Tabriz

The “Mill Lei” Mosque is a symbol of religious integration in Tabriz and a testament to peace-seeking Iranians from ancient times to the present-day, where followers of different religions have lived side by side.

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Yazd - world’s first mud brick city remains silent

Yazd - world’s first mud brick city remains silent

Today, more than 40 years have passed from the international congresses of architecture and raw clay hosted by the Province of Yazd. But why Yazd, which is the first mud brick city of the world has not been recognized as the center of the world’s adobe architecture?  

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Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins

Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins

Unesco has dispatched its experts to Kermanshah Province in Iran to visit the historic sites of this province following the massive earthquake that struck Iran in November 2017 and assess the damages caused by the quake so that Iran can benefit from the financial and technical assistance of this organization.  

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Emergency restorations in Kermanshah

Emergency restorations in Kermanshah

In a visit to the historic sites of the Kermanshah earthquake-stricken areas, the Deputy of Cultural Heritage of Iran said emergency restorations to damaged historic buildings in Sarpol-e Zahab and Ghasr-e Shirin will begin tomorrow.  

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Iran to scrap visas for specific countries

Iran to scrap visas for specific countries

The Head of the Cultural, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran announced that negotiations are under way to scrap visas for some countries in order to facilitate tourism and travel.  

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Armenian historical works at the National Museum

Armenian historical works at the National Museum

On Tuesday 3 October 2017, a collection of ancient Armenian culture and civilization artifacts, along with two representatives from the Armenian History Museum, arrived in Iran and was moved to the National Museum of Iran.  

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Mysteries of the Mesozoic cave

Mysteries of the Mesozoic cave

AS you set foot in this ancient cave, the skeletons of its first inhabitants still lying there and ancient pieces of their pottery draw the visitors’ attention.

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