Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

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Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region
UNESCO World Heritage Site
LocationIran
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii), (v)
Reference1568
Inscription2018 (42nd session)
Area639.3 ha (1,580 acres)
Buffer zone12,715 ha (31,420 acres)
Coordinates29°46′39″N 51°34′14″E / 29.77750°N 51.57056°E / 29.77750; 51.57056Coordinates: 29°46′39″N 51°34′14″E / 29.77750°N 51.57056°E / 29.77750; 51.57056

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region (Persian: چشم‌انداز باستان‌شناسی ساسانی منطقه فارس‎) is the official denomination given by UNESCO to eight Sasanian-era archaeological sites situated in the southeast of Fars Province, Iran. It was recognized on 30 June 2018 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

Sites[edit]

Site Image Location
Qal'eh Dokhtar Dokhtar Castle Firuzabad Hadi Karimi.jpg Firuzabad
28°55′15″N 52°31′48″E / 28.92083°N 52.53000°E / 28.92083; 52.53000
Ardashir Investiture Relief Relief Ardachir Ist (Firuzabad II) V1.JPG Firuzabad
28°55′00″N 52°32′15″E / 28.91667°N 52.53750°E / 28.91667; 52.53750
Victory Relief of Ardashir ArdachirVictory01.JPG Firuzabad
28°54′36″N 52°32′27″E / 28.91000°N 52.54083°E / 28.91000; 52.54083
Ardashir Khurreh Tour de Gur.jpg Firuzabad
28°51′08″N 52°31′57″E / 28.85222°N 52.53250°E / 28.85222; 52.53250
Palace of Ardashir Firozahur.jpg Firuzabad
28°53′53″N 52°32′21″E / 28.89806°N 52.53917°E / 28.89806; 52.53917
City of Bishapur Bishapur (Iran) Sassanid Period 2.jpg Bishapur
29°46′39″N 51°34′14″E / 29.77750°N 51.57056°E / 29.77750; 51.57056
Shapur cave Shapour statue.jpg Bishapur
29°48′25″N 51°36′47″E / 29.80694°N 51.61306°E / 29.80694; 51.61306
Sarvestan Palace Both domes of Sarvestan Palace.JPG Sarvestan
29°11′44″N 53°13′52″E / 29.19556°N 53.23111°E / 29.19556; 53.23111

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Four sites added to UNESCO's World Heritage List". UNESCO. Retrieved 2 July 2018.