World heritage sites in Iran

UNESCO has designated 22 sites in Iran as World Heritage Sites.

SiteImageLocationYearRef.
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran111px-Qareh_kelissaWest Azerbaijan20081
Bam and its Caltural Landscape150px-BAM_IR2726 Kerman 2004 2
Bisotun150px-Darius_I_the_Great's_inscription Kermanshah 2006 3
Cultural Landscape of MaymandMaymand_village Kerman 201518
Golestan Palace150px-View_of_Shams-ol-Emareh Tehran 20134
Gonbad-e Qabus 100px-Gonbadkavoos Golestan 2012 5
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan150px-Jamé_Mosque_Esfahan_courtyard Isfahan 2012 6
Meidan Emam, Esfahan 150px-Esfahan-shah-sq  Isfahan 19797
Pasargadae150px-CyrustheGreatTomb_22059Fars20048
PersepolisA_Palace_in_Ruins_(4690527045)Fars19799
Shahr-i Sokhtashahr-i-sookhteSistan and Baluchestan201410
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil150px-The_mausoleums_of_Sheikh_SafiArdabil201011
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic Systemshooshtar_ancient_water_millsKhuzestan200912
SoltaniyehSolt_dome_1Zanjan200513
SusaShush_CastleKhuzestan201519
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex121px-Tabriz_bazaar_012008Tabriz201014
Takht-e Soleyman150px-Takht-e-soleiman-1West Azerbaijan200315
Tchogha Zanbil150px-Choghazanbil2Khuzestan197916
The Persian Garden150px-40sotoonPars201117
The Persian Qanatsite_1506_0003-500-281-19700101010000Razavi Khorasan,South Khorasan, Yazd, Kerman,Markazi, Isfahan,201620
Lut Desertsite_1505_0011-500-333-19700101010000Kerman and Sistan and Baluchistan Province,201621

Historic City of Yazd

Yazd Province,201722

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,Dowlat abad,Abbas abad 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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