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Iran’s step design town to be added to world's heritage list

Iran’s step design town to be added to world's heritage list

The director general of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in northern Province of Gilan has said the historical town of Masuleh will be placed in the list of the world cultural heritage sites by 2020 with the efforts underway by the Iranian officials.

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Harsh treatment of artefacts in Iran

Harsh treatment of artefacts in Iran

Susa is one of Iran’s most significant national heritage sites. Yet, artefacts unearthed here are kept in the open air come rain or shine, within touching distance of visitors, and bird droppings.

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World’s tallest adobe wind cachter in Iran’s Dolatabad Garden

World’s tallest adobe wind cachter in Iran’s Dolatabad Garden

The Dolatabad Garden in the city of Yazd is one of the oldest Iranian gardens which is internationally known and dates back to over 260 years ago. There are grapevines, and cypress and cedar trees in the garden and each spring, you can smell the scent of roses and Mohammadi flowers.

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Iran’s first religious building (photos)

Iran’s first religious building (photos)

Chogha Zanbil is part of the village of Dur Untash which remains near the ancient city of Shush in Khuzestan Province, southwestern Iran. It was registered as Iran’s first site by the Unesco World Heritage Site in 1979.

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