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Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:22

Eight monuments registered on Nat’l Heritage List

Eight monuments of Iran were registered on the National Heritage List last week, according to Thursday edition of the English language newspaper Iran Daily.


Farhad Nazari, director general of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization’s (ICHHTO) Office for Preserving Natural and Intellectual Heritages, said two of the monuments, namely Alishah Khanqah and Zahir-ol-Eslam House, are in Tehran Province.
He added that Balaqi Bathhouse and ancient gardens of Qazvin have also been registered on the list.
Nazari said other relics include the House of Rashidi in Bushehr, Clock Square in Tabriz, Mausoleum of Javanbakht in Yasouj and the ancient castle of Anoushirvan in Isfahan.
ˈCastle of Anoushirvan, located in the ancient city of Jandaq, dates back to 2,000 years,ˈ he said.
ˈForeign and domestic tourists are interested in visiting the city because many people are still living in the city.ˈ
Nazari said the Mausoleum of Javanbakht also dates back to 100 years ago.

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