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Historic Polo Field Found in Western Iran
Saturday, June 13, 2020

Archeologists have discovered a historic polo field in Iran’s western province of Lorestan by unearthing the stone goal posts of the field and an inscription with a Persian poem on it.

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Isfahan’s Naghshe Jahan Squere registered as cultural heritage asset by int’l bodies
Monday, June 1, 2020

Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, also known as Imam Square, was registered and introduced in the form of a research project as a cultural heritage asset in order to attract more investment for its optimal use.

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Ancient Area with 10,000 Stone Carvings Discovered in Iran
Thursday, May 14, 2020

 

A new ancient region with about 10,000 historical stone carvings has been discovered in the Iranian city of Meshkinshahr in Ardabil province, northwest of the country.

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Coronavirus: National Museum of Iran hailed by online visitors
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Art-and-history lovers welcomed an initiative launched by the National Museum of Iran to facilitate online visits during the Persian New Year (Noruz) holidays.

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Iranians preparing for Norouz celebrations
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

 

Each year, millions of Iranians celebrate one of the most significant holidays Norouz, Persian New Year, in Iran and throughout the world. In Iran, the New Year begins with the advent of spring, and most everyone observe it by celebrating a season of new life, and wishing for good luck in the year ahead.

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Shiraz to host UNESCO meeting on intangible heritage
Sunday, August 27, 2017

The Iranian city of Shiraz will host the coordination meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage-related Category 2 Institutes and Centers from September 10 to 12, IRNA reported.

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Ganjali Khan complex evokes everyday life in Safavid-era Iran
Sunday, August 6, 2017

With its lavishly decorated structures and abundant wax dummies clad in indigenous outfits, the historical Ganjali Khan complex evokes traditions, culture and everyday life in Iran during Safavid dynasty.

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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, cozy and symmetrical
Sunday, July 30, 2017

The 17th century Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Isfahan, central Iran, is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture.
In comparison to many mosques scattered across the country, it appears to be relatively unusual, having neither a minaret nor a courtyard probably because the mosque was never intended for public use, but rather served as a worship place for women.

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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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