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Tag: UNESCO World Heritage

Taj Mahal

The poet Rabindranath Tagore once described the probably most beautiful building in the world in one of his poems as "a tear on the cheek of time".

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Takht-i-Bahi

Buddhist monastery complex from the 1st century BC in northern Pakistan.

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Tomb of Bibi Jawindi

In the historic town of Uch Saharif are the tombs of Bibi Jawindi, Baha'al-Halim, Ustead and Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari.

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Starry sky over the Lut desert

The starry sky in the Lut Desert is simply breathtaking.

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Dasht-e Lut

The Lut Desert is one of the hottest and driest places in the world.

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Naqsch-e Rostam

Six kilometres north of Persepolis, impressive rock tombs were hewn into the mountain for four Persian kings from the Achaemenid Dynasty.

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Persepolis

The legendary palace city of the Persian Great Kings of Antiquity was founded in 520 BC by Darius I in southern Iran and burned down by Alexander the Great in 330 BC.

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Yazd at night

Yazd has a very special charm at night.

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Yazd

The desert city of Yazd is one of the oldest cities in Iran.

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The Naqsh-e-Jahan Square in Isfahan

The Naqsh-e-Jahan Square in Isfahan (Iran) is one of the largest squares in the world.

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The temple of Chogha Zanbil

Impressive witness from ancient times in the Middle East.

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Shushtar

The city of Shushtar in southwestern Iran is famous for its ancient canal and irrigation system, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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