Heritage

UNESCO World Heritages Sites of IRAN To indicate the great glory of the former Persians’ territory , one of the most ancient nations all around the world, the rare civilization , specific art and architecture, exclusive culture and an entirely brilliant history are some of the most considerable facts. The territory of Persia, known as IRAN, was ruled by many dynasties within different eras, this is why it has experienced many occurrences within it’s long historical record. Through these thousand years of historical record, many dynasties have been appeared and overthrown; some of them in a short period some others in a long ruling duration. The only remained characters of these gone dynasties, are some memorials, sites and monuments indicating to the glory of each dynasty in a significant period. The more to explore the vast country of Iran, the more you’ll find the awesome historical and ancient monuments or attractions which are not just belonging to the territory of the Persians,IRAN, as they have an undeniably universal fame and significance. These specific attractions are known as the world heritage sites all over the world. A World Heritage Site is a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, mountain, monument and etc which is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance. As a tourism destination which possesses a totally historical and cultural concept, Iran is so honored of embracing 22 UNESCO registered sites which are spread out within different parts of the country, from south to north, east to west. Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites Attraction Type Name Registration Year Cultural Armenian Monastic Emblems of Iran 2008 Cultural Bam and its Cultural Landscape 2004 Cultural Bisotun 2006 Cultural Cultural Landscape of Maymand 2015 Cultural Golestan Palace 2013 Cultural Gonbad-e Qābus 2012 Cultural Historic City of Yazd 2017 Cultural Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan 2012 Cultural Meidan Emam, Esfahan 1997 Cultural Pasargadae 2004 Cultural Persepolis 1979 Cultural Shahr-i Sokhta 2014 Cultural Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble 2010 Cultural Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System 2009 Cultural Soltaniyeh 2005 Cultural Susa 2015 Cultural Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex 2010 Cultural Takht-e Soleyman 2003 Cultural Tchogha Zanbil 1979 Cultural The Persian Garden 2011 Cultural The Persian Qanat 2016 Natural Lut desert 2016 These universal monuments has added a giant magnitude to the tourism concept of Iran by being considered as the main purpose of traveling to this historical country within the cultural tours. By offering the flawlessly designed tours to let you explore the most highlighted or the whole UNESCO World Heritages sites of Iran, Persia Travel Center’s specialists are so willing to provide the services.