World Heritage in Iran

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative

World Heritage Sites

SiteInscribedCategoryReviewsRating
Armenian Monastic Ensembles 2008 Cultural 4 3.45
Bam Cultural Landscape 2004 Cultural 2 3.06
Bisotun 2006 Cultural 2 2.94
Golestan Palace 2013 Cultural 3 3.06
Gonbad-e Qâbus 2012 Cultural 3 3.06
Hawraman/Uramanat 2021 Cultural 0 2.36
Hyrcanian Forests 2019 Natural 5 2.28
Lut Desert 2016 Natural 3 3.76
Masjed-e Jâme' 2012 Cultural 3 3.41
Maymand 2015 Cultural 4 2.69
Meidan Emam, Esfahan 1979 Cultural 2 4.13
Pasargadae 2004 Cultural 5 2.72
Persepolis 1979 Cultural 3 4.6
Persian Caravanserai 2023 Cultural 3 2.7
Persian Garden 2011 Cultural 2 3.33
Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil 2010 Cultural 4 3.45
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape 2018 Cultural 1 3.41
Shahr-i Sokhta 2014 Cultural 2 2.82
Shushtar 2009 Cultural 2 3.5
Soltaniyeh 2005 Cultural 3 3.01
Susa 2015 Cultural 4 2.63
Tabriz Bazaar 2010 Cultural 4 2.71
Takht-e Soleyman 2003 Cultural 4 3.44
Tchogha Zanbil 1979 Cultural 4 3.72
The Persian Qanat 2016 Cultural 2 2.86
Trans-Iranian Railway 2021 Cultural 1 1.72
Yazd 2017 Cultural 3 3.8

Tentative List

SiteAddedScheduledCategoryReviewsRating
Alisadr Cave 2007 Natural 1 N/A
Arasbaran Protected Area 2007 Natural 0 0%
Architecture of the historical settlements across the northern coasts of Persian Gulf (Siraf, Kong, Laft, Kish and Mokran) 2021 Cultural 0 N/A
Asbads (windmill) of Iran 2017 Cultural 1 N/A
Bastam and Kharghan 2007 Cultural 1 N/A
Bazaar of Qaisariye in Laar 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
Chega Sofla (Ritual Landscape of Chega Sofla) 2021 Cultural 0 N/A
Cultural Landscape of Alamout 2007 Mixed 2 N/A
Cultural Landscape of Kong Historic Port 2021 Cultural 0 N/A
Damavand 2008 Natural 0 N/A
Firuzabad Ensemble 1997 Cultural 0 100%
Ghaznavi- Seljukian Axis in Khorasan 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
Hamoun Lake 2008 Natural 1 N/A
Harra Protected Area 2008 Natural 0 N/A
Hegmataneh 2008 2024 Cultural 1 N/A
Historic ensemble of Qasr-e Shirin 1997 Cultural 0 N/A
Historic Monument of Kangavar 2007 Cultural 1 N/A
Historical Ensemble of Qasr-e Shirin 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
Imam Reza Holy Complex 2017 Cultural 0 N/A
Industrial Heritage of textile in the central Plateau of Iran 2017 Cultural 0 100%
Jame' (Congregational) Mosque of Esfahan 1997 Cultural 0 83%
Jiroft 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
Kaboud Mosque 2007 Cultural 1 0%
Kerman Historical-Cultural Structure 2008 Cultural 1 67%
Khabr National Park and Ruchun Wildlife Refuge 2007 Natural 0 N/A
Khorramabad Valley 2007 2025 Cultural 0 100%
Kuh-e Khuaja 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
Long-lived trees of Iran 2021 Natural 1 100%
Monastery of St. Amenaprkich (New Julfa Vank) 2019 Cultural 1 100%
Nasqsh-e Rostam and Naqsh-e Rajab 1997 Cultural 1 88%
Natural-Historical Complex / Cave of Karaftoo 2017 Mixed 0 N/A
Persepolis and other relevant buildings 2007 Cultural 0 100%
Qeshm Island 2007 Natural 0 N/A
Sabalan 2007 Natural 0 N/A
Salt Domes of Iran 2017 Natural 1 100%
Serial Nomination of Tehrans Modern Architectural Heritage 2021 Cultural 0 0%
Sheikh Ahmad-e Jām Khaneghah and Mausoleum Complex (Mazar-e Jām) 2021 Cultural 0 N/A
Shush 1997 Cultural 0 0%
Silk Route (Also as Silk Road) 2008 Cultural 0 100%
Tape Sialk 1997 Cultural 1 100%
Taq-e Bostan 2007 Cultural 1 67%
The Collection of Historical Bridges 2008 Cultural 1 33%
The Complex of Izadkhast 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
The Cultural-Natural Landscape of Ramsar 2007 Mixed 1 0%
The Great Wall of Gorgan 2017 Cultural 0 0%
The Historical City of Masouleh 2007 Cultural 1 100%
The Historical City of Maybod 2007 Cultural 1 50%
The Historical Port of Siraf 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
The Historical Texture of Damghan 2007 Cultural 1 N/A
The Historical Village of Abyaneh 2007 Cultural 1 100%
The Historical-Cultural Axis of Fin, Sialk, Kashan 2007 Cultural 1 100%
The Natural-Historical Landscape of Izeh 2008 Cultural 1 N/A
The Persian House in Central plateau of Iran 2017 Cultural 1 100%
The Zandiyeh Ensemble of Fars Province 2008 Cultural 1 0%
Touran Biosphere Reserve 2008 Natural 0 N/A
Tous Cultural Landscape 2007 Cultural 0 N/A
University of Tehran 2017 Cultural 0 0%
Vali-e Asr Street 2019 Cultural 0 N/A
Zozan 2007 Cultural 1 N/A

Former Tentative Sites

SiteAddedRemovedReviews
Historic-Natural Axis of Isfahan City 2007 2013 0

Country info

Official Name
Iran
Region
Asia and the Pacific
WHC location
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