UNESCO heritage list

IRAN is a vast land with a long history of civilization and significant contributions to the entirety of human civilization. In several thousand years, many wondrous monuments have been created in IRAN; monuments that would make us stand in awe and wonder, watching for hours and hours. In 1979, IRAN joined the UNESCO world heritage convention – three years after its adoption in 1972. Iran has been one of the early members of UNESCO and the 24 inscribed natural and cultural sites of Iran in UNESCO are:

• Tchogha Zanbil (1979)
• Meidan Emam, Esfahan (1979)
Persepolis (1979)
• Takht-e Soleyman (2003)
Pasargadae (2004)
• Bam and its Cultural Landscape (2004)
• Soltaniyeh (2005)
• Bisotun (2006)
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran (2008)
• Shushtaar Historical Hydraulic System (2009)
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (2010)
• Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh in Ardabil (2010)
• The Persian Garden (2011)  9 gardens
• Gonbad-e Qābus (2012)
• Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan (2012)
Golestan Palace (2013)
• Shahr-i Sokhta (2014)
Cultural Landscape of Maymand (2015)
• Susa (2015)
• The Persian Qanat (2016)  11 Qanats
Lut Desert (2016)
• Yazd city (2017)
• The Ensemble of Historical Sassanian Cities in Fars province (Bishabpur, Firouzabad, Sarvestan) 2018
• Hyrcanian Forest (2019)

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