36315
Chogha Zanbil Restoration
People, Travel

Chogha Zanbil Restoration

The first and second tiers of Chogha Zanbil, a massive ziggurat in Khuzestan Province, have been restored in time for the influx of tourists during the Nowruz holiday season (March 18 – April 2). Restoration work on the site began last September, following months of extensive studies on the site to determine the methods restoration and the type of material needed for project. In addition to restoring the two tiers, the project also included renovating the sites ancient sewers and grooves to help protect the ziggurat from rainwater, CHN quoted Alireza Razeqi, the site director, as saying. Chogha Zanbil is an ancient Elamite complex, which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The site’s adobe texture is one of the structure’s standout features. It is adjacent to the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, another world heritage site.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/ipJNRr
  1. https://goo.gl/DKkAt3
  • https://goo.gl/sGtZbe
  • https://goo.gl/l99y58
  • https://goo.gl/E073Gi
  • https://goo.gl/j3shgM

You can also read ...

In Iran, the date coincides with the working season of Iranian archeologists.
Iranian events on the International Archeology Day, observed...
No USD Needed for Iraq Visa
The US dollar has been replaced by Iranian rial for getting a...
 Iranians are obliged to submit various documents without any assurance of receiving a visa.
Recent reports show China is following the footsteps of...
Handicrafts Potentials High for Generating Employment
Iran aims to raise its handicrafts exports to $2 billion by...
Central and Eastern European registered the highest increases in EU tourism arrivals.
Almost 973 million passengers travelled by air in the European...
Within the next few years, the center of Hasankeyf is set to vanish forever.
The construction of the controversial Ilisu Dam poses a...
Free Entry to Chogha Zanbil
Visitors to Chogha Zanbil, the unique ziggurat in Khuzestan...

Trending

Googleplus