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Iran adds new sites to national heritage list

Iran is teaming with historical treasures such as these carved tombs.
Iran is teaming with historical treasures such as these carved tombs. Image by David Holt / CC BY-SA 2.0

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization has announced that it is including three new sites to its national heritage list – Deemah Valley, where paleolithic fossils were found; Kabudoal Hill, which has a history dating back to the Iron Age and the aqueduct of Shesh Maghsam Gohar Reez Jopar, which has an ancient man-made water system. Read more: tehrantimes.com