UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Iran UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritages

An intangible cultural heritage is a practice, representation, expression, knowledge and skill defined by UNESCO and comprises nonphysical intellectual properties. It includes Oral traditions and expressions, Performing arts, Social practices, rituals and festive events, Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe, Traditional craftsmanship, etc.
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Historic City of Yazd | A living UNESCO site on the Silk Road

Yazd is the first historical city in Iran to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List on 9 July 2017 because of its architectural styles and its intact historical fabric
shushtar | Wikipedia
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Shushtar hydraulic system | Masterpiece of ancient engineering

Shushtar Mills and Waterfalls is undoubtedly the most unique water structure in the world. This historical complex has been registered in UNESCO’s List in 2009.
Ardashir Palace
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Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars region

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region includes eight Archaeological sites in three historical regions of Bishapur, Sarvestan and Firuzabad which are officially registered by UNESCO on 2018 as the 23rd UNESCO World Heritage Site in Iran.
Sheikh Safi
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Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble was Built between the beginning of the 16th century and the end of the 18th century.It’s considered an Iranian tangible cultural heritage in UNESCO List.
Golestan Palace
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Golestan Palace | One of the most beautiful palaces in Tehran

Golestan Palace which was originally built in Safavid era.Due to the unique beauty and elegance of the architecture the palace was declared as one of the World Heritage Sites in 2007 by UNESCO.

Iran UNESCO World Heritages | Explore Iran in depth

Iran accepted the convention of the UNESCO World Heritage on 26 February 1975, and now has 22 cultural and 2 natural world heritage sites and more than 50 properties on its tentative list.
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Gonbad-e Qabus | Tallest Brick Tower in the World

Gonbad-e Qabus is located in the northern part of Iran in a city called Gonbad Kavus in Golestan province.The monument was registered on World Heritage List at 36th conference of UNESCO in 2012.
Hyrcanian Forests | Unique Forested Massif

Hyrcanian Forests | Unique Forested Massif

Hyrcanian forests, dating back to 40 million years ago, are one of the most valuable forests in the world. They are actually considered as natural museums.