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News > Sassanid Archaeological Landscape inscribed on UNESCO list

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Sassanid Archaeological Landscape inscribed on UNESCO list

“Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region in Iran inscribed on World Heritage List after intense discussions on criteria!,' Director of UNESCO Division for Heritage & UNESCO World Heritage Centre Mechtild Rossler wrote in her twitter account.

Meanwhile, Resident Advisor of Smithsonian Institution, which is a museum in Washington, Alexander Nagel wrote on his Twitter account that “Great news for people who care about the #heritage of #Iran: The #Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of #Fars incl. #Firuzabad, the 'Palace of Ardashir' & #Ardashir's city & Qaleh Dokhtar, Sarvestan & Bishapur inscribed on @UNESCO World Heritage List. 'Palace of Ardashir' 2016.”

Now 23 sites in Iran have been inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site that has been nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's International World Heritage program. The program aims to catalogue and preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind.

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