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Iran’s nat’l railway inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List

Tehran, IRNA- The World Heritage Committee today inscribed Iran's national railway on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

The decision was made during the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's 44th session held online.

Iran's national railway with a length of approximately 1,400 kilometers was registered as the 25th tangible cultural heritage and the first industrial heritage of Iran on the List.

Previously, Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran (2008), Bam and its Cultural Landscape (2004), Bisotun (2006), Cultural Landscape of Maymand (2015), Golestan Palace (2013), Gonbad-e Qābus (2012), Historic City of Yazd (2017), Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan (2012), Meidan Emam in Esfahan (1979), Pasargadae (2004), Persepolis (1979), Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region (2018), Shahr-i Sokhta (2014), Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardebil (2010), Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (2009), Soltaniyeh (2005), Susa (2015),Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (2010), Takht-e Soleyman (2003), Tchogha Zanbil (1979), the Persian Garden (2011) and the Persian Qanat (2016) that are Iran’s cultural properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List.

Also, Hyrcanian Forests (2019) and Lut Desert (2016) are Iran’s natural properties that have been inscribed on the list.

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