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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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Seventeen churches renovated in Iran

Seventeen churches renovated in Iran

Seventeen churches in Iran in need of works are being restored. Iran has numerous churches across the country, many of which have been registered by the Unesco World Heritage Site for their ancient, specific structures. Some of the unregistered ones in need of repairs are also being currently worked on. Restorations have begun on seventeen old churches nationwide; according to the director of World Heritage Center of churches in Iran, 70% of the restoration works has been completed.  

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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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Iran 10th on Unesco list

Iran 10th on Unesco list

This summer, the city of Yazd was registered as Iran’s 22nd world heritage site, ranking the country 10th on the list of most registered sites in the world.  

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