World heritage sites in Iran

UNESCO has designated 21 sites in Iran as World Heritage Sites.

Site Image Location Year Ref.
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran 111px-Qareh_kelissa West Azerbaijan 2008 1
Bam and its Caltural Landscape 150px-BAM_IR2726  Kerman  2004  2
Bisotun 150px-Darius_I_the_Great's_inscription  Kermanshah  2006  3
Cultural Landscape of Maymand Maymand_village  Kerman  2015 18
Golestan Palace 150px-View_of_Shams-ol-Emareh  Tehran  2013 4
Gonbad-e Qabus  100px-Gonbadkavoos  Golestan  2012  5
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan 150px-Jamé_Mosque_Esfahan_courtyard  Isfahan  2012  6
Meidan Emam, Esfahan  150px-Esfahan-shah-sq   Isfahan  1979 7
Pasargadae 150px-CyrustheGreatTomb_22059 Fars 2004 8
Persepolis A_Palace_in_Ruins_(4690527045) Fars 1979 9
Shahr-i Sokhta shahr-i-sookhte Sistan and Baluchestan 2014 10
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil 150px-The_mausoleums_of_Sheikh_Safi Ardabil 2010 11
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System shooshtar_ancient_water_mills Khuzestan 2009 12
Soltaniyeh Solt_dome_1 Zanjan 2005 13
Susa Shush_Castle Khuzestan 2015 19
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex 121px-Tabriz_bazaar_012008 Tabriz 2010 14
Takht-e Soleyman 150px-Takht-e-soleiman-1 West Azerbaijan 2003 15
Tchogha Zanbil 150px-Choghazanbil2 Khuzestan 1979 16
The Persian Garden 150px-40sotoon Pars 2011 17
The Persian Qanat site_1506_0003-500-281-19700101010000 Razavi Khorasan,South Khorasan, Yazd, Kerman,Markazi, Isfahan, 2016 20
Lut Desert site_1505_0011-500-333-19700101010000 Kerman and Sistan and Baluchistan Province, 2016 21

Descriptions:

*Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran including: St Thaddeus Monastery, St Stepanos Monastery, Chapel of Dzordzor, Chapel of Chupan, Church of the Holy Mother of God

*Arg-e Bam is the biggest adobe structure in the world.

*Gonbad-e Qabus is the tallest baked-brick-built structure in world.

*The Persian Garden , including 9 selected gardens in Iran: Pasargadae, Chehel Sotoun, Fin, Eram, Shazdeh,Dolatabad,Abbasabad Garden, Akbarieh,Pahlevanpour .

*The Persian Qanat , including 11 selected Qanat in Iran: Qanats of Qasabeh Gonabad, Qanat of Baladeh, Qanat of Zarch, Hasam Abad-e Moshir Qanat, Ebrahim Abad Qanat,Qanat of Vazvan, Mozd Abad Qanat, Qanat of the Moon, Qanat of Gowhariz, Ghasem Abad, Akbar Abad

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