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Iran's Yazd City Inscribed on World Heritage List
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical structure of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites. The historical structure of Yazd is a collection of public-religious architecture in a very large scope comprising of different Islamic architectural elements of different periods in a harmonious combination with climatic conditions.

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Iran world’s most affordable tourism destination
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A biannual report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) gave Iran a score of 66.6 in terms of price competitiveness and put it ahead of global tourism players such as Egypt, Malaysia, Russia, Turkey, Greece, Spain, the US, Franc and Italy

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UNESCO World Heritage Committee to put Yazd to vote in July
Sunday, May 28, 2017

The ancient city of Yazd, central Iran, will be assessed as a candidate for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list during the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, which will be held on July 2-12 in Krakow, Poland.

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Rosewater festivals take center stage in central Iran
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Each spring rosewater distillation ceremonies, known as Golab-giri, take center stage in central Iran, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the city of Kashan and its neighboring towns and villages from early May to mid-June.

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Harvard art museums to show Persian paintings
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

An exhibition of Persian classic paintings will be held at the Harvard Art Museums, part of Harvard University in Massachusetts, the US, May 20-August 13.

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2 new cases awaiting inscription in UNESCO list
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Two new cases have been submitted to UNESCO and are expected to be inscribed in the world heritage list this year, Head of Iranian National Commission for UNESCO said Thursday.

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Yazd, a paradise in desert
Saturday, May 6, 2017

By Mohammad Hassan Bayegan

Yazd in central Iran has been a manifestation of the brightest cultural heritage and ancient civilization throughout history with human settlement in Yazd dating back to the third millennium BCE.

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Austrian Orientalist Hammer-Purgstall commemorated in Shiraz
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Austrian Orientalist Joseph Freiherr von Hammer-Purgstall (1774-1856), mostly renowned for the first ever complete translation of the Divan of Hafez into a Western language, was commemorated on Saturday in Shiraz, the southern Iranian city that is home to the Persian poet Hafez.

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Jashak Salt Dome, the Sweet Salinity
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Jashak salt dome, also known as Dashti salt dome, is located near a village in Dashti region of Bushehr province in Southern Iran. As one of the largest and most beautiful salt domes in Iran and the Middle East, the Jashak salt dome was registered as Iran’s national natural phenomenon on 1388 (2010).

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Happy Nowruz and New Iranian Year
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Nowruz, the day of vernal equinox, is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people all around the world and has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in the Balkans, the Black Sea Basin, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and other regions.

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