UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Soltaniyeh, Iran

Iran (Islamic Republic of) is home to 24 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 22 cultural sites, 2 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Iran (Islamic Republic of) shares 0 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Iran (Islamic Republic of) are:

  • Meidan Emam, Esfahan

  • Persepolis

    Persepolis. Iran
    Persepolis, whose magnificent ruins rest at the foot of Kuh-e Rahmat (Mountain of Mercy) in south-western Iran, is among the world’s greatest archaeological sites.
  • Tchogha Zanbil

  • Takht-e Soleyman

  • Bam and its Cultural Landscape

  • Pasargadae

    Pasargadae, Iran
    Pasargadae was the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus II the Great, in Pars, homeland of the Persians, in the 6th century BC.
  • Soltaniyeh

    Soltaniyeh, Iran
    The mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in 1302–12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols.
  • Bisotun

  • Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

  • Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil

  • Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex

  • The Persian Garden

  • Gonbad-e Qābus

  • Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan

  • Golestan Palace

  • Shahr-i Sokhta

  • Cultural Landscape of Maymand

  • Susa

  • Lut Desert

    Lut Desert, Iran
    The Lut Desert is in the southeast of the Islamic Republic of Iran, an arid continental subtropical area notable for a rich variety of spectacular desert landforms.
  • The Persian Qanat

  • Historic City of Yazd

  • Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

  • Hyrcanian Forests

  • Trans-Iranian Railway

  • Cultural Landscape of Hawraman/Uramanat

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