Iran World Heritage Sites Tours are for those who are interested in history, culture and architecture of Iran. The number of monuments and historical places in Iran is a lot and it takes at least 10 to 15 days to visit most of them. Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd are the most touristic sites of Iran, the beauty of Iran nature in North, rare deserts of central parts of Iran and middle islands in South should not underestimated. On the other hand some cities such as Tabriz, Kordestan and Ilam worth a visit which make your trip to Iran unforgettable.
UNESCO World Heritage is a list of ancient natural, historical and cultural sites that are important for the history and ecosystem of the world due to their antiquity and natural features. The heritages included in this list must be approved by a special committee of UNESCO, and then at the time of the annual meeting of UNESCO in the various UNESCO member countries, the official registration of these mnuments in the UNESCO heritage list will be announced. The monuments inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List belong to all human beings in different parts of the world with different cultures, religions and nationalities, and it is obligatory for all the world to protect these works. In fact, UNESCO World Heritage is a global agreement between the member countries of this organization to preserve valuable historical and natural treasures in the world.
The monuments inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List are a document of cultural identity in the world. So we consider the protection of these inherits as our first priority in Iran UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites Tours. For the first time, on November 16, 1972, the UNESCO General Conference approved the UNESCO World Heritage List. The goal of putting the world’s historical and natural heritage on a single list has been to value the earth’s heritage equally for all human beings in the world. In order to achieve its ideals, UNESCO recognizes the valuable heritage of the earth as belonging to all human beings, regardless of race, religion or nationality. UNESCO places the task of preserving these relics on the whole world.
There are six conditions for the inclusion of cultural and historical monuments in UNESCO World Heritage List and four conditions for the inclusion of natural monuments in this list. If the work submitted by any UNESCO member country meets at least one of these conditions, its name will be registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The conditions for registering natural monuments are as follows:
The criteria for registering cultural and historical monuments are as follows:
At present, Iran has registered 24 works in the UNESCO World Heritage List and this process has started since 1979. The works registered in this list are divided into two categories: UNESCO cultural heritage and UNESCO natural monuments. Each country can annually register one of its cultural or natural monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Numerous natural resources in the four-season climate of Iran, as well as the location of the world’s oldest civilizations in the land of Iran in the past, introduce outstanding historical and natural capacities from Iran to the world. So far, Iran has been one of the leaders in the UNESCO list and ranks tenth in terms of the number of registered heritages in the world. Given the vast historical and natural potential of Iran, it is expected that in the future many other heritages from our country will be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. As you know, Iran has 14 intangible and cultural heritages listed on the UNESCO too. At present, Iran is ranked 10th in UNESCO, and Italy with 54 works, China with 53 works, Spain with 47 works, France with 44 works, Germany with 44 works, India with 37 works, Mexico with 34 works, the United Kingdom with 31 works And Russia, with 28 works, ranks one to nine on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Iran World Heritage Sites Tours portray the merged beauty of Iran as well as culture, history and art of unique Iran. These tours are special collection of tour packages that show you an extraordinary assortment of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. They can be customized and adjustable base on your preferences and even we can design specific tours to target just one of the ancient cities of Iran deeply.