Posts Tagged ‘caravanserai’

Restoration begins on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in central Iran

Restoration begins on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in central Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- A restoration project has been commenced on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in Farahan county, central Markazi province, the provincial tourism chief has announced. The caravanserai, which has been [temporary] ceded to the private sector, will be restored and revived so as to become a [profitable] tourism […]

Anjireh caravanserai one step closer for being global

TEHRAN – Photo depicts the ruins of Anjireh caravanserai which is estimated to date from the Ilkhanid era (1256–1353) situated in a barren desert in central Iran, September 14, 2021. A few weeks ago, restoration work commenced on the stone inn amid hopes for a possible registration on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Located in […]

Safavid-era caravanserai to undergo restoration

TEHRAN – Deh-Kohneh Caravanserai, a Safavid-era (1501-1736) roadside inn located in Kamaraj village of Fars province, has been projected to be restored by a team of cultural heritage restorers, a local tourism chief said on Sunday.  “A budget of 18 billion rials ($428,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) has been […]

Maranjab caravanserai one step closer to UNESCO status

TEHRAN – Iran has almost completed preparations for Maranjab caravanserai, which is located adjacent to a barren desert of the same name in central Isfahan province for possibly becoming a UNESCO World Heritage. The Safavid-era (1501–1736) caravanserai was used by the travelers of the time to rest on their way to the Khorasan, Rey, and […]

Guns, ammo found in a caravanserai in western Iran

IRNA – Hamadan police chief said on Wednesday that a number of guns and some ammo were discovered in the walls of an old caravanserai that was being repaired in Hamadan, western Iran. Cultural Heritage staff came across the hidden stuff when repairing the monument, said Pejman Qavimi. He added that the discovered items included […]

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