The united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco) world heritage sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as. Iran, too, as one of the world's oldest major civilizations that has many wonderful cultural & historical attractions joined the unesco world heritage convention. Iran currently has 13 unesco world heritage sites listed with another 56 properties submitted on the tentative list for review.
Manama: the unesco world heritage committee has inscribed six new cultural sites in india, iran, japan, south korea, germany and. Iran's historical desert-city of yazd was officially inscribed to unesco's world heritage list yesterday the granted privilege gave iran its 22nd. An ultimate persian experience, ultimate persia covers most important unesco world heritage sites in iran from golestan palace to persepolis and susa to.
Iran's bam cultural landscape listed as world heritage the bam cultural landscape of iran was inscribed both on the world heritage list and of the united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco), on friday. Unesco has added eight pre-islamic iranian archeological sites to its world heritage list, raising the number of iran cultural places on the un. Tehran—after registering three churches as united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco) world heritage sites in iran, the.
There are a total of 1073 unesco world heritage sites in the world it is situated 60 km northeast of the city of shiraz in fars province, iran. Earlier this month, the ancient city of yazd became the 22nd site in iran to be inscribed by unesco on its world heritage list, which. Stay in teheran: what to visit to teheran, where to stay, which restaurant to go all information to prepare your holidays to teheran with air france. Iran is one of the oldest countries with rich history the country has more than 20 historical sites included in unesco world heritage. Tehran, jul 09 (mna) – the world heritage committee unanimously placed yazd city in iran on world heritage list during its 41st session in.
The list is maintained by the international world heritage programme administered by the unesco world heritage committee, composed of 21 unesco. Tehran - the un cultural organization added an ensemble of sasanian historical cities in southern iran to its world heritage list, bringing the. Top 5: new world heritage sites to add to your travel list while rolling sand dunes in southeast iran or isolated coral reefs off the coast of. The 36 unesco world heritage sites located in afghanistan, iran, iraq, and tower and fort of bam, iran the tomb of cyrus the great - pasargadae - iran.
Read our guide to discover a list of the ten best unesco world heritage sites in iran. Iran has been a member of world heritage sites of unesco since 1978, with 17 sites has been already registered and 57 sites are tentative candidates. Unesco's world heritage list 2017 is out, with 21 new places receiving the prestigious accolade of being there are 20 new world heritage sites ( cultural heritage conservation center of thad ) indy city of yazd, iran. A tentative list is an inventory of those properties which each state party intends to consider for nomination more about the tentative list process.