Gilan Rural Heritage Museum, located in the western part of Rasht-Tehran road, is the only open air museum of Iran. It was established with the aim of preserving the traditional architecture and agriculture of Gilan in a 45-thousand-hectare area in Sarvan Forest Park.
As the culture and heritage industry continues to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Canada must continue its efforts to support affected organizations that still face significant challenges and financial pressures.
To attract more visitors to two less popular heritage sites associated with the revolt of 1857 — Indian Freedom Struggle — in the Indian capital of Delhi, the State Archeology Department (SAD) has planned to set up two museums at Mutiny Memorial in Kamala Nehru Ridge and Qudsia Bagh near Kashmiri Gate Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT).
The Malaysian National Heritage Department (JWN), which is conducting archeological excavation near Sungai Muda in Kampung Padang Chicak, Jeneri, Sik, Kedah, since last Jan. 3 has found an ancient iron ore smelting site in the area.
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) proclaimed 2019 year of heritage in the Islamic world in application of the resolution of the Tenth Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers.
Chinese executive, Miao Qing, spitted into a specially designed container, destined for a lab where her saliva will be analyzed and sequenced, offering an insight into her genetic makeup and — more importantly — her ancestry.
Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean such as Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Medieval City of Rhodes are under severe threat of coastal erosion and flooding due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years, a study has warned.