Iran in World Heritage Site (UNESCO)

Iran in World Heritage Site (UNESCO)

The number of UNESCO World Heritage registered events, occurrences, sites, customs and natural sites of a country prove the Historical, cultural, anthropological and natural features of it. In addition to the great historical record of this vast territory, embracing 19 registered sites as UNESCO World Heritage is a fundamental feature which have had the most influence on historical concept of Iran. H...
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region has been registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region has been registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Located in the southeast of the Iranian province of Fars, these eight archaeological sites are located in three geographical areas: Firuzabad, Bishapur and Savestan. These are fortified structures, palaces and urban plans whose construction dates back to the first and last moments of the Sassanian empire, which extended in the region between the years 224 and 658 of our era. The sites include in particular the first capital of the founder of the dynasty, Ardachir Papakan and a city and architectural structures due to his successor, King Shapur Iº. This archaeological landscape, which is based on an optimal...